Copyright/IPR Archive

This proposed amendment allows individuals to make personal copies of copyright works (other than computer programs) of works they legally own, for non-commercial, personal purposes.

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The Copyright (Regulation of Relevant Licensing Bodies) Regulations 2014 came into force on the 6 April 2014.

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This course provides focussed training on issues relating to digital copyright.

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Delegates will discuss the future for MOOCs and the increased use of technology-enhanced learning more widely in HE.

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The EU Directive on the collective management of copyright and multi-territorial licensing of online music has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.  

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This guidance is for staff in universities and further education colleges involved in developing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), and considers the legal issues focussing particularly on the intellectual property rights and data protection issues.

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These regulations, which are one of several measures introduced by Government, to modernise the UK’s copyright regime, are made against the backdrop of the Collective Rights Management Directive.

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The short answer is that it depends what you are doing with the online newspaper content.  Making multiple copies or copying large portions of online newspaper will require permission from the rights holders usually in the form of the NLA End User Licence.

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This seminar will be a timely opportunity for delegates to discuss latest policy developments and emerging challenges facing the UK's copyright framework.  

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Changes to education relevant copyright law to come into force on 1 June 2014.

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Times Higher Education article outlines possible IP policy approaches to what happens to MOOC learning materials when the creator moves institution.

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The Government has confirmed that it is doubtful that changes to copyright law will be introduced at the beginning of April 2014.  

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The Government has issued  new standard contract terms that  public bodies can use when procuring IT or business processing services from third parties.

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Jisc Legal has produced a short video on 3D Digitisation and Intellectual Property Rights which examines the IPR issues when embarking upon 3D digitisation projects,

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Jisc Legal has produced a short video 3D Digitisation and Intellectual Property Rights which focuses on the intellectual property rights that may require consideration when embarking upon 3D digitisation projects.

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As of today the Government has provided an update on the progress of the new exceptions to copyright regulations.

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This IPO guidance provides help in understanding the copyright issues in uploading images and in using images found on-line.

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This one day course is for those who are required to copy, use and provide access to existing third party content in their work.

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Building upon the Copyright Essentials course, this Masterclass will provide more in-depth training on copyright law.  

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This dynamic and interactive training course provides an introduction to the principles of copyright law and practice.

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As part of our ongoing commitment to the use of social media within the sector we can confirm that our Social Media for Staff Legal Guidance and Social Media Guidance documents are now published and available from our website.  

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Jisc Legal's Top Tips for managing the legal aspects of social media use effectively.

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A short reference guide for universities, colleges and learning providers to ensure risks are recognised and managed appropriately, while clarifying for staff what the boundaries are.

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The European Court of Justice has ruled that hyperlinking to a copyright protected work does not infringe communication right where the rightsholder has made the work freely available on another website.

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This Jisc Legal template will assist learning providers make decisions on how social media will be implemented and regulated, and to write a social media policy that is fit for purpose.

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This template is to help learning providers consider relevant issues, make decisions (according to their own risk appetite) on how social media use will be implemented and regulated, and to write a social media policy that is fit for their purpose.

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Where criticism and review applies to material included in a thesis then it will be possible to include it within an institutional repository without permission from the copyright owners unless the terms of the repository re-license the materials for a purpose not covered by a statutory exception.

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This all day event will focus on open educational resources including MOOCs, open source software and open sharing.

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A review of the self-regulatory process for the UK's Collective Management Organisations and their compliance with the British Copyright Council's Principles.

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The theme of the conference is: Legal Regulation & Education: Doing the right thing? Are educationalists doing the right thing in developing moocs, spocs, virtual learning environments etc.?

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This guidance is intended to assist 3D digitisation projects with intellectual property rights issues, including copyright, design rights, moral rights, trade marks and patents.

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The conference themes are focussed on OER as a collaborative catalyst for building communities of open practice.

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Views are sought on secondary legislation implementing orphan works scheme aimed at making it easier to reproduce copyright works where rightsholder(s) cannot be found.

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This event provides an ideal and unique opportunity for librarians, archivists and information professionals to update their knowledge and professional practice.

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This course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice.  

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This FAQ describes the relationship between the CLA licence and primary licence under which access to digital materials may be granted and the circumstances in which digital copies require to be reported to the CLA.

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Dates have been announced for the introduction of important changes to copyright law.

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A Swedish district court has awarded £403,000 in damages for the upload of one pre-release movie to a file-sharing website.

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This FAQ considers the conditions under which research output can be provided to REF auditors under the terms of the CLA licence.  

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Intergovernmental Organisations who want to make their information and materials available openly can take advantage of a new suite of Creative Commons licences designed specifically for their use.

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This FAQ considers the legality of embedding YouTube videos in a VLE considering both the YouTube terms and conditions and, where content is infringing, the effect of s.20 Copyright. Designs and Patents Act 1988.

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EU Commission launches a public consultation as part of its ongoing efforts to review and modernise EU copyright rules.

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Creative Commons (CC) has announced that Version 4.0 of its licensing suite is now available.

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Providing links to copyright infringing material online is not always copyright infringement

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The IPO has launched a consultation seeking views on the draft secondary legislation implementing Extended Collective Licensing.

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A company which runs a dance venue has agreed to pay a photographer £20,000 for unlicensed use of an exclusive image of pop stars.

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recent judgment of the Court of Appeal has made clear that copying the way a program works is not an infringement of copyright. 

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As part of the University of Strathclyde's Internet Law Events, CREATe presents this event on 3D Printing.

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The aim of this event is to raise awareness of the e-licensing issues that library staff must be conscious of when planning or resourcing courses for overseas campuses and collaborative partners.

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This is a new course developed by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) in partnership with Coventry University and the British Library.

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