Author: Doreen Adoma Agyei

Doreen Adoma Agyei joined the KNUST Law Faculty as a teaching assistant shortly after her QCL and call to the Ghana Bar. Doreen studies and researches into intellectual property rights and development. She holds an LLM in Maritime law and Intellectual Property law from the University of Hertfordshire (UK), along with a postgraduate certificate in Intellectual Property law from Cambridge University (UK) and Practicing Law Institute, (NY USA). She is a University of Michigan African Presidential Scholar. At KNUST Doreen teaches Intellectual Property law, Immovable Property Law and Conflict of Laws.

Rethinking Ghana’s Folklore Board’s Bid to Sue Black Panther Producers for Using Kente Without Authorisation.

September 30, 2019

Folklore according to the Copyright Act, 2005 (Act 690)[1], means, “the literary, artistic and scientific expressions belonging to the cultural heritage of Ghana which are created, preserved and developed by ethnic communities of Ghana or by an unidentified Ghanaian author, and includes kente and adinkra designs, where the author of the designs is not known, […]

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