The Intellectual Property Department in Oman organized in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) a seminar aiming at strengthening copyright protection in the country. The two-day seminar was held on April 22, 2014 in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The main objective of this seminar is to raise awareness against any violation act. The rights of the authors were a key topic of discussion during the seminar in addition to the protection of audiovisual performance and software production.