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I have worked at CLA for over four years now, and have still not quite found the perfect way to communicate exactly what the International Department does. Navigating the complexities of collective licensing in over 30 different territories is a challenging task – and explaining this task is even more ... Read more »
When David Cameron announced an independent review of the UK’s IP framework back in November 2010, he cited the founders of Google who had told the government they couldn’t have started their company in Britain. They said they felt our copyright system is not as ‘friendly to innovation’ as it ... Read more »
The Writing Platform aims to offer affordable, practical advice for writers - however they are published - on digital publishing, social media and online reader audiences and developing creative practice. The project, funded by National Lottery and supported by Arts Council England, will help inform writers about their publishing options ... Read more »
Talis today announces the launch of its new software service – Talis Aspire Digitised Content. Developed with the collaboration of university library partners, The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), and using trusted data supplied via the OCLC xISBN service, the new software service will help universities and colleges in the United ... Read more »
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has been appointed sole agent to sell and administer a new Schools Printed Music Licence (SPML) on behalf of the Music Publishers Association (MPA) and its members.  The licence will authorise the making of copies or practical arrangements of printed sheet music for use in ... Read more »
Automated Content Access Protocol Alliance Against IP Theft