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Update on new copyright exceptions
By way of follow up to our post on 8 May on the new UK copyright exceptions, the government has confirmed that the new exception for personal copies for private use (and another new exception allow...
Brexit and Copyright Law
At the end of March the European Commission issued a “Notice to Stakeholders. Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Rules in the Field of Copyright.” It is a helpful but notably incomplete summa...
- Riding Copyright In The Right Direction?
UK Changes to Copyright Exceptions
Three statutory instruments amending UK copyright exceptions came into force on 1 June 2014 relating to Public Administration, Disability, and Research, Education, Libraries & Archives. The cha...
‘Replica businesses’ beware – new copyright laws from….when?
The UK Intellectual Property Office has launched a consultation on when section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 should be repealed. Section 52 Section 52 provides that, when a wo...
UK & Copyright Piracy: NEWZBIN2 TAKES ANOTHER BLOW
In a landmark ruling, the UK High Court has delivered its verdict in Round Two of Hollywood versus the Copyright Pirates – despite Newzbin2 not even taking part in the fight. Ringside rules Rights-...
Google pressed to block copyright-infringing websites
Reposted from DLA Piper’s Media & Sport Group Bulletin Editorial Team: Nick Fitzpatrick, Duncan Calow and Patrick Mitchell The UK’s Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, has stated t...
Screenshotting in Snapchat – Copyright Law Concerns
Snapchat, the fast-growing social media network/messaging app, has spawned some controversy over how copyright law is interpreted in the United Kingdom. In a recent Q&A session with members of ...
UK Government publishes consultation on copyright
Reposted from DLA Piper’s Media & Sport Group Bulletin Editorial Team: Nick Fitzpatrick, Duncan Calow and Patrick Mitchell The consultation following up recommendations in the Hargreaves Review...
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