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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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British Phonograph Industry (BPI) - Media Arts

1. Piracy (top frame)
Music & The Internet 
     Things you should know about copyright
     What is copyright?
     Who generally owns the copyrights to music?
     How do copyright laws apply to music on the internet?
    So, what does this mean to me?
     How to get it right
     Dispelling the myths
2. Music & The Internet (pull down menu on Piracy page above)
     Piracy Definition
     Identifying Counterfeit Recordings
     Piracy - 1997 figures
     Top 50 Bootlegged Artists

National Union of Journalists (NUJ) - Literary & Media Arts
Acorn House, 314-320 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP
Phone:  20-7278-7916 Fax: 20-7837-8143

1. Creators' Copyright Coalition (CCC)
2. Copyright and Authors' Rights
3. A few things you should know about copyright
4. Copyright Coalition Creates


Bird & Bird Office on the Web - Law
90 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1JP
Phone: 44-171-415-6000 Fax: 44-171-415-6111

1. Library Articles - Intellectual Property

Collecting Societies in the People's Republic of China
      by Lorna Brazell, 95/11
Information in a Digital Age - The Challenge to Copyright
      by Hilary Pearson, 96/04
Information in a Digital Age - The Challenge to Copyright
      by Hilary Pearson, 96/04
The Future of Intellectual Property in an Online World
by Graham J H Smith, 96/06-07
Copyright in Cyberspace
      by Mark Haftke, 97/06
Implementation of the Database Directive in the UK
      by Trevor Cook, 98/03
High Court Considers Whether 3-D Work Can be a Reproduction
      by Robert Williams

2. Other Library Articles

Music, Parallel Imports & The Internet
Practical Aspects of Software Protection
       by Trevor Cook, 1994
Developments in Digital Copyright
Net Liability - Is an Exemption from Liability for Online Service Providers Required?
        by Mark Haftke, 1996
Copyright Law In Hong Kong After 30 June 1997 - Will There Be Any?
Abuse of copyright by excessive licence restrictions
New Legal Protection for Databases in Europe
Copyright Infringement: British Leyland vs Armstrong Revisited
When is a Database Not a Database?
Internet copyright taking shape
The Sui Generis Right For Databases: Should it be Extended to Other Forms of Work?

Murgitroyd & Company - All
373 Scotalnd St., Glascow, G5 8QA
Phone:  (44) 141-307-8400
Fax: (44) 141-307-8401

1. Theros IP Guidelines
2. Forward (scroll down and click Index at bottom right)
        (3) Copyright


Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 - All

Copyright Directorate - All
The Patent Office
Harmsworth House, 13-15 Bouverie Street, London, EC4Y 8DP
Phone: 44 (0)20 7596-6513
Fax: 44 (0)20 7596-6526

1. Copyright
2. Copyright and related rights policy: the Copyright Directorate
3. Copyright and related rights news: Latest Notices
4. Copyright and related rights legislation (scroll down)
     Principal legislation
     Further information about UK and EU copyright legislation
     List of EC publications relevant to copyright and related rights
     Information about international copyright treaties
5. The Copyright Tribunal (scroll down)
     About the Copyright Tribunal
     List of Members
     How to obtain further information
     Applications/references currently before the Copyright Tribunal
     Copyright Tribunal: decisions and orders issued
     Copyright Tribunal News
6. Design right and protection for semiconductor chips

Copyright Unit - All
Her Majesty's Stationary Office
St Clements House, 2-16 Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BQ,
Phone: 01603 621000 Fax: 01603 723000 

1. Part IX - Copyright and Related Matters
Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42): Summary Only - MA
     175. Use as of right of sound recordings in broadcasts 
           and cable programme services.
     176. Duty to provide advance information about programmes.

2. Part VII- Copyright and Related Matters
Broadcasting Act 1996 Chapter 55 - MA
     137. Avoidance of certain terms relating to use for purpose of 
          news reporting of visual images from broadcast or cable programme.
     138. Amendments of Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 
         relating to cable programme services.
     139. Copyright licensing.
     140. Unauthorised decoders.
     141. Apparatus, etc. for unauthorised reception of transmissions
3. Review of Crown Copyright
HMSO Guidance Notes Publishing and Copyright (scroll down)
     No. 1 Copyright in Typographical Arrangement
     No. 2 Reproduction of Crown Copyright Scientific, Technical and Medical Articles
     No. 3 Copyright in Public Records
     No. 4 Reproduction of Court Forms
     No. 5 Copyright in Works Commissioned by the Crown
     No. 6 Reproduction of United Kingdom, England, Wales and Northern Ireland Primary and 
               Secondary Legislation
    No. 7 Guidance on the Copying of Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
    No. 8 Reproduction of National Curriculum Material, and Literacy and Numeracy Strategy
           Documents, for England
    No. 9 Reproduction of Government Press Notices for England, Northern Ireland and Wales
4. The Future Management of Crown Copyright, March 1999
5. Crown Copyright User Group
6. Crown Copyright in the Information Age, January 1998
7. Parliamentary Copyright