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COLOMBIAN CONGRESS LAUNCHES LAW TO PROMOTE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES BASED ON INTELECTUAL PROPERTY “ORANGE LAW”

After the last debate, “Orange law” is now in force in Colombia. The purpose of this law is to promote and encourage creative industries in the country, as well as the strengthening of public, private and mixed institutions oriented to the promotion and dissemination of cultural and creative activities developing an economy around the creative industries.

 

This rule seeks to encourage creative industries, which are defined as those that generate value because of their goods and services derived from intellectual property matters.

In that sense, the creative industries will include, but are not limited to, publishing and audio-visual sectors, phonographic, and visual arts, performing arts and entertainment sectors, tourism and intangible cultural heritage, artistic and cultural education, advertising, multimedia content, content software and interactive audiovisual services, fashion, news agencies and information services, and creative education.

The purpose of this law is to promote and encourage creative industries in the country, as well as the strengthening of public, private and mixed institutions oriented to the promotion and dissemination of cultural and creative activities developing an economy around the creative industries.