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Appendix A13.4

Selected organisations involved with copyright in the UK (November 2003)

  • The Patent Office (www.patent.gov.uk): The UK body responsible for all intellectual property matters.
  • Copyright Licensing Agency (www.cla.co.uk): Literary works other than newspapers.
  • Design and Artists Copyright Society (www.dacs.co.uk): Visual artists including professional photographers.
  • Music Publishers Society (www.mpaonline.org.uk): Licenses the copying of printed music and lyrics
  • Newspaper Licensing Agency (www.nla.co.uk)
  • Ordnance Survey: Licenses copying of OS maps and OS based maps
  • Performing Right Society (www.ppluk.com): Licenses the public performance and broadcasting of music