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Licensing of Orphan Works

Guidance has been produced by the IPO to assist potential applicants when searching for right holders to obtain permission to reproduce an orphan work.

Online News Publishers Can be Held Responsible for Defamation
The ECJ has confirmed that online news publishers can be held responsible for defamatory comments made on their website regardless of their business model.

ECJ Rules that Libraries may Digitise Books for Dedicated Terminals
The ECJ has made it clear that educational institutions may digitise lawfully held works in order to make them available to the public on “dedicated terminals".

Latest Events
ASLIB - Copyright: Latest Legislative Developments (23 October 2014, London)

The course will provide a detailed overview of the latest copyright legislative developments.
Westminster HE Forum - MOOCs and Technology-Enhanced Learning in HE (21 October 2014, London)
Delegates will discuss the future for MOOCs and the increased use of technology-enhanced learning more widely in HE.