Copyright in the Digital Age

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Hargreaves warned on damaging UK creative industries

Publishers and writers combine to oppose Hargreaves’ findings Representing publishers, authors, designers and writers the Copyright Licensing Agency has responded to the Hargreaves Review on copyright arguing that: The basic premise of the Consultation Document following the Hargreaves Review that the proposed changes would lead to economic growth is flawed; instead the reverse is more likely to […]

PPA pushes for simplified IP rights exchange

PPA pushes for simplified IP rights exchange The move coincides with the publication of a Feasibility Study on a proposed Digital Copyright Exchange by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) on 27 March. While the report states there is no evidence that copyright licensing is not fit for purpose for the publishing sector, the PPA has argued that […]

NLA v Meltwater: a victory for content owners

NLA v Meltwater: a victory for content owners In a two year battle the Newspaper Licensing Authority (NLA) has been fighting to maintain the proportion of  its £20m revenues raised  from charging news aggregators  for using publishers’ content.  The battle appears to have resulted in a vindication for the The NLA’s policies and confirmation content does […]

 
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