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CLA’s legal action against Brighton & Hove City Council has been followed by a significant increase in CLA licence applications from local authorities around the country. During the Brighton & Hove case, lawyers cited the Council’s ‘no copying’ policy as evidence that they did not require a licence. Upon investigation by ... Read more »
Companies holding CLA’s Pharmaceutical Licence are offered the opportunity to gain new permissions with the release of the Trial Pharmaceutical Collaboration Licence (TPCL). The Licence will legitimise the sharing of content between separately licensed companies for the first time.The TPCL is designed to support the requirements of an industry that ... Read more »
The Independent Code Review of twelve of the UK’s Collective Management Organisations (CMOs), including CLA, has published its final report. This comes after a public consultation that took place in January and a subsequent period during which the independent reviewer, Walter Merricks, visited those societies under review and drew conclusions. The ... Read more »
Schools across Scotland are set to benefit from streamlined copyright licensing as The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and the Scottish Government, with the agreement of COSLA, negotiate central licensing through a National Agreement on behalf of all Scottish state-maintained schools.The two-year licence, which comes into effect on 1 April 2014, ... Read more »
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has announced the addition of more than 4,000 blogs, news and media websites to its licences following an agreement with US based company Newstex. The agreement represents an increase in the repertoire licensed by CLA and will be particularly valuable to Media Monitoring Organisations (MMOs) and ... Read more »
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