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Issues Intellectual Property

ACID

Anti Copying in Design; campaigns against intellectual property theft in all design fields. Includes news, details of membership benefits and information on legal support.

Alliance For Intellectual Property

The Alliance is a coalition of trade and enforcement organisations sharing an interest in the prevention of intellectual property theft in the United Kingdom. Its members, contacts, campaigns and issues are identified, and consultation responses are reported.

British Copyright Counci

A national consultative and advisory body representing those with rights of copyright or related rights in creative works. Includes details of their campaigns and policies, training, and a library of factsheets.

Commission on Intellectual Property Rights -

Set up by the British government to look at how intellectual property rights might work better for poor people and developing countries. Includes their report (published 2002), supporting documents, and a selection of responses.

Copyright in the Digital Age

Developed by The Stationers’ Company as a professional resource to inform the debate on the future of copyright in the digital age; contains articles, official reports and responses, events, and contacts.

Copyright Licensing Agency

Licenses organisations to photocopy and scan from magazines, books, journals and digital publications on behalf of authors, publishers and visual creators.

Copywatch

Compliance arm of the Copyright Licensing Agency Limited.

Creative Coalition Campaign

Formed to encourage government to combat online copyright infringement, including illegal file-sharing, and the threat posed to creative industries. Includes background materials, events diary, and resources on the Digital Economy Act 2010.

Creators' Rights Alliance

A joint campaign by major organisations representing copyright creators and content providers formed to defend their intellectual property rights. Includes their manifesto, news, resources, links, and contacts.

Data Protection Act 1998

Full wording of the statute.

FACT (Federation Against Copyright Theft)

Formed to protect the UK’s film and broadcasting industry against counterfeiting, copyright and trademark infringements. Includes information about their role and activities, news, resources, and contacts.

The Industry Trust

Promotes copyright in the UK film and TV industries. Features extensive information about film and TV work and careers, plus information on staying on the right side of copyright law.

Own It

Offers a library of free intellectual property advice for businesses in the creative sectors, with a directory of organisations, training and learning resources, events and news, and contacts.

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