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  Copyright law of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Copyright in a bill in Parliament, the Scottish Parliament or the Northern Ireland Assembly subsists from the moment a bill is introduced into the legislature to the moment it either fails to pass or receives Royal Assent.
Copyright in films protected as such is determined by the life of the principal director, the author of the screenplay, the author of the dialogue and the composer of any original music for the film.
Subject to obligations that the United Kingdom was under on 29 October 1993, the duration of performance rights of non-EEA nationals is that of their home country, provided that such a duration does not exceed the duration in UK law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Copyright_law_of_the_United_Kingdom   (6333 words)

 Copyright - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Copyright is a type of intellectual property; designs or industrial designs may be a separate or overlapping form of intellectual property in some jurisdictions.
Copyright concepts are perceived to be under challenge in the modern technological era, from the increasing use of peer to peer filesharing, to the downward trend in profits for major record labels and the movie industry.
Once the term of a copyright has expired, the formerly copyrighted work enters the public domain and may be freely used or exploited by anyone, as courts in the United States and the United Kingdom have rejected the doctrine of a common law copyright.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Copyright   (6458 words)

 Articles - United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The United Kingdom, often referred to as "Britain", is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state composed through a political union of four constituent entities: the three constituent countries of England, Scotland and Wales (known as the Home Nations) on Great Britain, and the province of Northern Ireland on the island of Ireland.
At the April 2001 UK Census, the United Kingdom's population was 58,789,194, the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and France) and the twenty-first largest in the world.
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
www.solidvacuums.com /articles/United_Kingdom   (4712 words)

 Copyright and Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Copyright arose from the idea that anything we create should be protected from use by someone else, reflecting the fact that the creator has exclusive rights over the thing created.
Copyright law protects these rights, including the copying or lending of material and ensures that some access to copyright work is allowed.
Copyright material in the United Kingdom is currently protected by the 1988 Copyright Act and its subsequent amendments.
www.glasgow.gov.uk /en/Residents/Leisure_Culture/Libraries/Copyright   (590 words)

 United Kingdom - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about United Kingdom
Cabinet government, which is at the heart of the system, is founded on rigid convention, and the relationship between the monarch as head of state and the prime minister as head of government is similarly based.
The Arab states united in their support of Egypt, which emerged as the leader of Arab nationalism, and thereafter turned increasingly to the USSR for support, putting paid to Western influence in the Middle East for several years.
Their host, the Duke of Dorset, in whose splendid library they were assembled, was, if not the premier duke of the United Kingdom, at least one of those whose many hereditary offices and ancient family entitled him to a foremost place in the aristocracy of the world.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /United+Kingdom   (10194 words)

 P-01: UK Copyright Law fact sheet
The UK copyright law fact sheet outlines the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the principal legislation covering intellectual property rights in the United Kingdom and the work to which it applies.
Copyright law originated in the United Kingdom from a concept of common law; the Statute of Anne 1709.
The law gives the creators of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic works, sound recordings, broadcasts, films and typographical arrangement of published editions, rights to control the ways in which their material may be used.
www.copyrightservice.co.uk /copyright/p01_uk_copyright_law   (866 words)

 UK (United Kingdom) Copyright Law FAQs - (WorldWideOCR.com)
The duration of copyright in a film is 70 years after the death of the last to survive of the principal director, the authors of the screenplay and dialogue, and the composer of any music specially created for the film.
Copyright material created by UK nationals or residents is protected in each member country of the conventions by the national law of that country.
Copyright gives the creators of a wide range of material, such as literature, art, music, sound recordings, films and broadcasts, economic rights enabling them to control use of their material in a number of ways, such as by making copies, issuing copies to the public, performing in public, broadcasting and use on-line.
www.worldwideocr.com /UK_Copyright_Law_FAQ.asp   (1566 words)

 Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (c. 48)
It may be reproduced free of charge provided that it is reproduced accurately and that the source and copyright status of the material is made evident to users.
Anonymous or pseudonymous works: acts permitted on assumptions as to expiry of copyright or death of author.
Denial of copyright protection to citizens of countries not giving adequate protection to British works.
www.opsi.gov.uk /acts/acts1988/Ukpga_19880048_en_1.htm   (1601 words)

 SSRN-A Proposal for Simplifying United Kingdom Copyright Law by Andrew Christie
The copyright legislation of most common law countries is, in all respects, complex.
It then postulates that a simplification of the UK copyright legislation, along lines similar to that proposed for Australia's copyright law, is both a possible and a desirable way to remedy these shortcomings.
The article identifies a set of principles on which a simplified copyright law should be modelled.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=263226   (371 words)

 Crown Copyright in the United Kingdom
For details of the copyright Acts in force before 1 July 1912 (when the 1911 Act came into force), see Sterling and Carpenter Copyright Law in the United Kingdom 1986, para.2A02.
It is submitted that the learned Judge was referring in this passage to the copyright in the literary work composed by the person dictating, not to any copyright which might subsist in the report itself as distinct from that work.
There may also be copyright in the original selection or arrangement of reports: cf.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /conf/dac/en/sterling/sterling_fn.html   (937 words)

 The UK Patent Office - Copyright - Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Copyright gives protection to the creators of certain kinds of material
Your questions on copyright and all related rights are answered here.
From the roots of copyright protection to the present day.
www.patent.gov.uk /copy   (123 words)

 dmusic.com - New British Copyright Law Takes Effect Today
The law, known as the Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003, was drafted by the U.K.'s Patent Office.
After looking at a number of these laws, provisions, treaties, etc., it seems to the CodeWarrior, that real freedom is being seen in Europe, like some pesky arthropod that needs to be stepped on, and stepped on hard.
Part of the underlying problem, is that not only do these copyright laws and measures seek to trample on digital consumer's rights, but they are confusing.
news.dmusic.com /print/8745   (493 words)

 Department of Law - Stone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He teaches the Conflict of Laws and Intellectual Property Law undergraduate courses and the Private International Law postgraduate course.
"Copyright Law in the United Kingdom and the European Community", Athlone Press (1990).
Department of Law, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, UK (c) 2004 University of Essex.
www2.essex.ac.uk /law/people/academics/stone.html   (120 words)

 Law Society of England and Wales - Home
Law Society defends clients’ right to choose executor of will
The Law Society believes much work is still needed to refine the impact of each legal aid procurement proposal before the final report in May.
Tell us about delays you’ve suffered in the listing of family cases – so the Law Society can press for the right improvements in the courts system.
www.lawsociety.org.uk /home.law   (223 words)

 Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. -  Newsroom -  Client Alerts | United Kingdom Enacts ...
The United Kingdom became the sixth European Union member state to adopt the union’s copyright directive.
Critics of the new law point out that it does not even recognize "fair use" exceptions, such as allowing a user to make a back-up copy of a protected work.
For more information about information technology outsourcing, laws applicable to online conduct or any other E-Business issue, contact your Miller Canfield attorney or Kathy Ossian, Leader of our E-Business Team, via e-mail (ossian@millercanfield.com) or phone (313/496-7644).
millercanfield.com /newsroom/alerts_detail.asp?AlertId=1030401142003   (147 words)

 copyright law of the united kingdom - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
We found one dictionary with English definitions that includes the word copyright law of the united kingdom:
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "copyright law of the united kingdom" is defined.
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www.onelook.com /?w=copyright+law+of+the+united+kingdom   (102 words)

 United Kingdom Law: Internet Law Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Declaration between the United Kingdom and France Respecting Egypt and Morocco (1904)
Laws of all jurisdictions (arranged by subject)
Consult LawMoose's Federal Research, Federal Government, and Law by Subject main topics and their various subtopics (including International and Foreign Law).
www.lawmoose.com /internetlawlib/86.htm   (650 words)

 SOSIG: United Kingdom
Historical Introduction to the Law of Obligations, (A)
The History of the Common Law of England, by Matthew Hale
New Land Law: a Commentary on the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (The)
www.sosig.ac.uk /roads/subject-listing/World-cat/uklaw.html   (501 words)

 Copyright Law   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the US, copyright law is codified in Title 17 of the US Code.
You may download a summary of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 HERE.
Copyright law for the United Kingdom is codified in the Copyright Act 1956 and the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988.
www.nukepirates.com /copyright.htm   (127 words)

 Great Britain
Hundreds of links to various law sites such as the British and Irish Legal Information Institute, bibliographic databases, books, companies, data, law report documents, legislative documents, treaty documents, educational materials, government publications, governmental bodies, journals, legal news, and much more.
Brief overview of the Foreign Law Guide (FLAG) project, "an internet database describing the holdings of foreign, international and comparative law in the national and university libraries of the United Kingdom.
This site gives access to the text of Research Papers which are compiled for the benefit of British Members of Parliament by the staff of the House of Commons Library.
www.washlaw.edu /forint/europe/uk.html   (882 words)

 Category:United Kingdom law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
British nationality law and the Republic of Ireland
Legal consequences of marriage in the United Kingdom
This page was last modified 00:47, 11 March 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:United_Kingdom_law   (78 words)

 Copyright Law Symposium No 37   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Copyright Law of the United States of America and Related Laws Contained in Title 17 of the United States Code April 2000 030 - 002 - 00195 - 1
Copyright Reform Act of 1993 hearings before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Committee on the Judiciary House of Representatives One Hundred Third Congress first session on HR 897 March 3 and 4 1993
Copyright Registration Forms Pa and Sr: By Walter E. Hurst.
buydiscountedbooks.com /12326_copyright-law-symposium-no-32/...   (199 words)

 Lancaster University Television - Copyright
Copyright law in the United Kingdom is subject to the provisions set down in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
However the provisions in the 1988 Act cannot be used to circumvent any licensing scheme which may exist in relation to the work you wish to have copied.
We will wherever possible, try to accommodate your request.
www.lancs.ac.uk /depts/lutv/copyright.htm   (159 words)

 DSpace at Cornell University: Item 1813/2506   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hirtle, Peter B., Review of Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians, by Carrie Russell; The Librarian's Copyright Companion by James S. Heller; and Copyright for Archivists and Users of Archives by Tim Padfield.
A review of two new books on copyright for librarians and one book on copyright for English archivists.
Padfield's book would be most useful to those interested in copyright law in the United Kingdom.
hdl.handle.net /1813/2506   (144 words)

 SSRN-References Cited 'A Proposal for Simplifying United Kingdom Copyright Law' by Andrew Christie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
SSRN-References Cited 'A Proposal for Simplifying United Kingdom Copyright Law' by Andrew Christie
A Proposal for Simplifying United Kingdom Copyright Law
U of Melbourne, Public Law Research Paper No. 14 and U of Toronto, Public Law Research Paper No. 01-05
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/RefUsedIn.cfm?abid=263226   (94 words)

 Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, University of London: Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Adrian Sterling has specialised for many years in national and international copyright, computer and data protection law.
He is a member of the Intellectual Property Committee of the British Computer Society, which he represents on the British Copyright Council.
His writings include: The Data Protection Act 1984 (2nd ed., 1985), Copyright Law in the United Kingdom and the Rights of Performers, Authors and Composers in Europe (with MCL Carpenter) (1986), Intellectual Property Rights in Sound Recordings, Film and Video (1992, Supplement 1994), and World Copyright Law (2nd edition, 2003).
www.qmipri.org /sterling.html   (131 words)

 Office of Public Sector Information
The Office of Public Sector Information is at the heart of information policy, setting standards, delivering access and encouraging re-use of public sector information.
We provide online access to UK legislation, license the re-use of Crown copyright material, manage the Information Fair Trader Scheme, maintain the Government’s Information Asset Register and provide advice and guidance on official publishing and Crown copyright.
HMSO continues to exist and fulfill its core activities including responsibility for the publication of legislation and the management of Crown copyright operating from within OPSI.
www.opsi.gov.uk   (200 words)

 Find in a Library: Copyright law in the United Kingdom and the rights of performers, authors and composers in Europe
Find in a Library: Copyright law in the United Kingdom and the rights of performers, authors and composers in Europe
Copyright law in the United Kingdom and the rights of performers, authors and composers in Europe
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/97fc5d08f61c4efba19afeb4da09e526.html   (80 words)

 BAILII - Document Collections
To access material that is not on BAILII, see the World Law service.
United Kingdom VAT and Duties Tribunals Decisions 2003-
United Kingdom Special Commissioners of Income Tax Decisions 2003-
www.bailii.org /databases.html   (186 words)

 Intellectual Property   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Copyright and Fair Use in Digital Environments: Challenges For theEducational Community
Intellectual Property: Copyright and Fair Use--A nicely designed informational site with links to sites pertinent to intellectual property issues associated with scientific and technical writing, multimedia and art, indigenous peoples, and law.
Copyright at the Public Record Office--Provides information and PDF documents pertaining to copyright law in the United Kingdom.
www.nku.edu /~hollonds/copyright.html   (101 words)

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