Copyright/IPR Archive

Our interactive webcast is live today from 2pm.  

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The Intellectual Property Act 2014 received Royal Assent on the 14 May 2014.

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The UK Parliament has approved changes to the current copyright exceptions which impact on the education sector.

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This interactive webcast is aimed at copyright officers, library staff, learning support staff and all others with a particular interest in copyright.

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This interactive workshop will bring attendees up to date on developments in copyright, specifically the changes to UK law and ongoing issues at EU level, and will provide a range of solutions for everyone who uses information resources in their day to day work.

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This webinar will discuss open licensing and provide examples of good practice. 

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The practical one-day workshop delivering licensing and negotiation knowledge and skills to academic librarians and consortia members involved in the acquisition of electronic resources.

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Government publishes its response to the technical consultation on draft secondary legislation, known as The Copyright and Rights in Performances (Extended Collective Licensing) Regulations 2014.  

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Regarding forthcoming changes to the copyright exceptions, Jisc Legal is offering two different events and an online training package to help colleges and universities make best use of these provisions.  

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These 20-minute sessions will give a quick run through of the changes and why they matter, concentrating on real, day-to-day teaching and learning scenarios.

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These 20-minute sessions will give a quick run through of the changes and why they matter, concentrating on real, day-to-day teaching and learning scenarios.

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These 20-minute sessions will give a quick run through of the changes and why they matter, concentrating on real, day-to-day teaching and learning scenarios.

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This interactive webcast is aimed at copyright officers, library staff, learning support staff and all others with a particular interest in copyright. 

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The IP Minister has confirmed a delay beyond 1 June to two statutory instruments introducing copyright exceptions for private copying, quotation and parody.

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Subject to parliamentary approval, on 1 June the UK will see copyright law amendments improving the situation for colleges, universities and other learning providers. In order to make best use of these provisions, Jisc Legal is offering online events and training.

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Minister will be questioned next week on the forthcoming changes to copyright.

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Jisc Legal is producing a ‘need to know’ online training package in copyright law – designed to bring academic staff and those supporting academic staff up to speed on legally using other people’s materials in teaching and learning.

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A proposed new directive is intended to ensure that confidential information is adequately protected EU wide.

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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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