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 »
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has been named as one of the winners of the Stationers Company’s inaugural Innovation Excellence Awards.The award was presented to CLA for the development of its Title Search API and mobile app, which were commended for facilitating the permissions checking process for licensees. A ceremony ... Read more »
The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd (CLA) has released an improved version of its online search facility, providing users with simpler access and a quicker pathway from query to result. The new search tool allows users to better organise and filter results so they can check the permissions included in their CLA ... Read more »
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