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Copyright

On 24 September the government issued notices summarising the effects on intellectual property law in the UK in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit. Here is an overview of the anticipated effects on copyright and trade mark law: Trade Marks Existing trade marks for the whole...

Major new proposals for copyright reform were adopted by the European Commission in September, as part of its Digital Single Market strategy.   The proposals, which will be contained in a Regulation and a Directive, aim to modernise EU copyright and telecoms law in order to...

On 1 June 2014, three statutory instruments came into force which make changes to copyright legislation, allowing more activities to be carried out without the permission of the copyright holder. This is achieved by broadening the scope of the copyright exceptions which already existed under...