Mohammad Towhidul Islam | The Daily Star
  • Mohammad Towhidul Islam

  • How Bangladeshi women can power change through innovation

    For a very long time, innovation and creativity endowed with intellectual property rights (IPRs)—patents, trademarks, geographical indications (GI), industrial designs, copyrights, etc.—have been powering change through ownership, reward and compensation. New products or new ways of doing things along with new forms of original artistic expressions are the result of such innovation and creativity.
  • Need for protecting IPR

    The present market economy in the era of globalisation is based on knowledge, innovation and technological development. The ideas and innovations behind new technologies and inventions are manifestations of human imagination, creativity and ingenuity.
  • Royalties for Music

    The music industry banks on royalties collected by the licensing of copyrighted songs and recordings as a key form of payment for