COPYRIGHT AGENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN
Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CARA) is a body of the central executive power which put into practise state policy in field of protection of copyright, related and other rights close to the intellectual property.

Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CARA) is guided by the Constitution, laws of the Azerbaijan Republic, Decrees and Orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Decisions and Orders of a Cabinet of the Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the obligations taken by the Republic of Azerbaijan on the international agreements in field of protection of copyright, related and other rights close to the intellectual property and it’s Rule.

The main duty of the Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (CARA), is a creation of favorable legal conditions for encouragement of activity of the creative people working in field of a science, literature and art, protection copyright, related and other rights close to the intellectual property and maintenance of state policy in field of the international cultural exchange.

Duties and functions of the Agency

According to the authorities with the corresponding Orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and on the basis of rules of clauses of the Laws «On copyright and related rights», «About the legal protection of topographies of the integral circuits», «About the legal protection expressions of the Azerbaijan folklore», «About the legal protection expressions of the data bases» Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan fulfils the following duties and functions:

The rights of the Agency

Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan has following powers:

Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan in case of submission of the statement of claim for protection of the rights of the intellectual property according to the current legislation is released from payment of a State Tax.

Structure of the Agency

The structure of Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan consists of administration and four departments. The activity of Agency is supervised by the chairman and personally bears responsibility for performance of businesses connected with its purposes and duties. The activity of Agency is financed at the expense of the state budget.

Address of the Agency

Address: Government House, Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku AZ1000
Phone: +(994-12) 498-10-29; 493-39-44
Fax: +(994-12) 498-10-28
E-mail: mha@copag.gov.az
Web-page: http://www.copag.gov.az
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