Key figures from across the music education sector in Scotland came together last week to raise a glass to the collaborative work that has led to the development of the Schools Printed Music Licence (SPML). Attendees had gathered in Glasgow for the annual Scottish Learning Festival. Since its inception in 2013, ... Read more »
The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd (CLA) has signed a licensing agreement with the China Written Works Copyright Society (CWWCS). This comes as CLA joined a government visit to China, during which the UK Intellectual Property Office co-hosted a symposium with the Chinese authorities.The move will see Chinese repertoire included in ... Read more »
CLA is to sign an agreement with Chinese collecting society the China Written Works Copyright Society (CWWCS) in September 2014. Kevin Fitzgerald, Chief Executive of CLA, will join the Minister for IP Baroness Neville-Rolfe on the government-led mission to China, during which time she will co-host an intellectual property symposium ... Read more »
The ALCS and PLS - the owners of the CLA - have agreed a new shareholder agreement and a leaner CLA Board; these changes are to enable a faster response to the demands of our customers as the industry adapts to new technology and regulation.   The ALCS and PLS believe that ... Read more »
Baroness Neville-Rolfe has been announced as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Intellectual Property. She replaces Lord Younger in the role, which sits within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.Baroness Neville-Rolfe takes this new position having held roles in a variety of businesses, including Tesco and ITV. She joined ... Read more »
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