PLR consultation summary

23/10/2012

ALCS would like to thank all Members and colleagues who responded to the Government consultation on Public Lending Right (PLR).

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill – Copyright Exceptions

23/10/2012

As previously reported in ALCS News, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (ERR) Bill includes provisions relating to the reform of copyright law.

Orphan works directive

23/10/2012

The European Council of Ministers has voted to adopt a new EU Directive on orphan works – works whose authors (or other rightsholders) cannot be found after a diligent search.