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Introducing… the IAML (UK&Irl) Trade and Copyright Committee

We all have our copyright problems. Luckily the IAML (UK&Irl) Trade & Copyright Committee is here to help!  ‘T & C’ works on behalf of IAML (UK & Irl) members and the music library community more generally to provide advice, … Continue reading

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New Licence for Performing and Playing Music in Public

These days library spaces are used for all manner of events, many of which will involve the live performance of music or the playing of sound recordings. Both of these activities require a form of licence. Collective management organisations exist … Continue reading

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IAML Annual Study Weekend: Music Claimed from Stationers’ Hall / Copyright Hub

Karen McAulay, from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, will be presenting on her latest research project which looks at the historic copyright music at the University of St Andrews. Most of the items date from the 1780s (when case-law established … Continue reading

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Orphan works legislation implemented in the UK

29 October 2014 saw the implementation of legislation to facilitate the use of orphan works in the UK. An orphan work is defined as a copyright work or performance for which one or more of the rights holders either cannot … Continue reading

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A process that had its roots back in 2010 when the Prime Minister announced that IP laws would be reviewed to make them fit for the digital age, has proceeded through an independent review of intellectual property, the Government’s response, and … Continue reading

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