At the end of April 2013, the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act was granted royal assent, and amidst the raft of changes it heralds to employment tribunals, whistleblowing protections and the establishment of a new Competition and Markets Authority, were several important changes regarding copyright which directly affect visual artists.
3 May 2013
The fourth biennial 'World Creators Summit' is the leading international and cross-industry forum addressing the future of the creative community in the digital economy.
30 April 2013
SPACE Studios in London has launched an e-petition to save artists’ workspaces from being converted into residential properties.
18 March 2013
DACS is concerned that the Government’s latest efforts to ‘modernise copyright’ do not consider the impact of the proposed changes on visual artists and how their practice differs from other types of creators.
(Image: Detail from '36 Elements: Glass Wall', Tokyo. © Susanna Heron.)
If you find that your work has been reproduced without your permission then help could be at hand through the small claims track of the Patents County Court (PCC).
An inquiry into the Artist’s Resale Right has been launched by the US Copyright Office, inviting comment on the possible introduction of a Right which UK artists have enjoyed since 2006.
28 September 2012
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