UK @en 4
This text analyses for you two recent Bills of Law made public by the UK government. These Bills concern the orphan works issue. The first Bill implements into English Law the 2012 European Directive on certain permitted uses of orphan works. The second one concerns the possibily to obtain commercial domestic licences for UK orphan works or performances.
As we had announced it in one of our previous post, the English Copyright law is now equipped with three new exceptions. We will comment them for you. Let’s start with the exception which now allows for people with disabilities (to let) copy protected works to enjoy them like you and me. A little bit […]
Three new English exceptions to the UK Copyright Law came into force June, 1st 2014. The entry into force of the privaye copy exception was happily delayed. A small report. Very broad exceptions … We had already commented a few times the fact that the British government wanted to introduce in the UK Copyright, […]
Like the other 27 members of the European Union, Ireland must implement into its Copyright regulation the 2012 Directive on certain uses of orphan works. The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has published on March, 20th 2014, a public consultation on the transposition. Replies and comments must arrive at the Department for April, 23th […]