Burmese officials, scholars, and journalists are discussing a proposal on updating Burmese copyright law at a workshop in Rangoon.
Burmese official media said the deputy minister for information, Brigadier-General Aung Thein, called for production of a new copyright handbook for Burma.
The workshop is sponsored by UNESCO -- the United Nations' educational and cultural agency -- as well as the Burma Writers and Journalists' Association and the Japan Copyright Office.
Burma has a decades-old copyright law that is largely ignored, with cheap pirated music and movies flooding into the country, often from China.
Information for this report is provided by AFP.