Consultation launched on drafting of new copyright exemptions

The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched its ‘technical review’ consultation on the drafting of three new exceptions to copyright infringement: private copying, parody and quotation.

The IPO has asked for comments on the ‘detail’ of the drafting (i.e. not the policy choices behind it) by the 17 July 2013 deadline. When announcing its intention to introduce these exceptions in December 2012, the government anticipated that they would come into force in October 2013. This now seems unlikely; the first half of 2014 seems more likely.

Some headline points arising out of the proposed drafting are outlined in this briefing…

If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Taylor Wessing briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

Briefings from Taylor Wessing

View more briefings from Taylor Wessing

Analysis from The Lawyer

  • singapore orchid

    Singapore: Cash course

    The city-state is working hard to become a global wealth management hub, and law firms are gearing up for a prosperous new world

  • Money 317

    Crunch boom

    Financial disputes are starting to dominate the English courts as the long-awaited fallout from the downturn finally comes to town

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

5 New Street Square
London
EC4A 3TW
UK
http://www.taylorwessing.com

Turnover (£m): 228.00
No. of Lawyers: 860
No. of Lawyers (Asia Pacific): 79
Offices (Asia Pacific): 3

Jobs