Copyright consultation responses

Recent responses to consultations and inquiries that relate to copyright law and licensing in the UK and Europe.

 

European Commission public consultation on the database directive

LACA's response to the European Commission public consultation on the database directive. 

(August 2017)

 

Public consultation on the role of publishers in the copyright value chain and on the “panorama exception”

LACA's response to the European Commission's public consultation on the role of publishers in the copyright value chain and on the “panorama exception”.

(June 2016)

 

Consultation on changes to penalties for online copyright infringement

A consultation on harmonising the maximum custodial sentence for online and offline copyright infringement of equal seriousness.

(August 2015)

 

E-lending preliminary ruling in CJEU

Response to four questions that have been referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a preliminary ruling.

(June 2015)

 

Collective rights management in the digital single market

Consultation on the implementation of the EU Directive on the collective management of copyright in the internal market.

(March 2015)

 

Reducing the duration of copyright in unpublished (“2039”) works

Consultation about reducing the copyright term in certain unpublished text based works, engravings and anonymous artistic works (except photographs) from the end of 2039 to lifetime plus 70 years.

(Dec 2014)

 

Extension of Public Lending Right to e-books and audiobooks

The Government consulted on extending the Public lending Right (PLR) to audiobooks and ebooks lent out from library premises.

(March 2014)

 

Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules

LACA's response to a public consultation on the review of EU copyright rules.

(March 2014)

 

Orphan Works consultation

LACA's response to a consultation on implementing a domestic orphan works licensing scheme and the EU Directive on certain permitted uses of orphan works.

(February 2014)

 

Technical consultation on draft secondary legislation for ECL schemes

LACA's response to a technical consultation on draft secondary legislation for extended collective licensing (ECL) schemes.

(January 2014)

 

The Copyright (Regulation of relevant licensing bodies) Regulations 2014

The Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance's response to the consultation on the legal effectiveness of The Copyright (Regulation of relevant licensing bodies) Regulations 2014.

(October 2013)

 

Copyright in Europe

The Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance's response to a consultation on the European copyright framework and areas relating to copyright that have been highlighted by the European Commission for further action.

(October 2013)

 

Technical review of draft legislation on copyright exceptions

LACA's review of the detail of the draft legislation implementing changes to copyright exceptions.

(August 2013)

 

Draft Ofcom Initial Obligations Code

The Draft Ofcom Initial Obligations Code consultation and the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance's briefing on the Code and its implications for libraries.

(July 20120

Draft Legal Deposit Libraries (non-print works) Regulations 2013

CILIP's and the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance's responses to the Draft Legal Deposit Libraries (non-print works) Regulations 2013 consultation.

(May 2012)

 

Consultation on copyright

The Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance's response to the Intellectual Property Office's consultation on amendments to UK copyright law.

(March 2012)

 

Digital Copyright Exchange Feasibility Study

The Libraries and Archive Copyright Alliance's response to the Digital Copyright Exchange Feasibility Study.

(February 2012)

 

Response to the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Inquiry into the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property

The Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance's submission to the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Inquiry into the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property.

(August 2011)

 

Hargreaves' Review of Intellectual Property and Growth

The Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance's responses to the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth, an independent review of the UK’s copyright framework.

(March 2011)