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Intellectual Property Office consultation on copyright

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Simon Chapman Here is an update on IPO’s consultation on copyright, which is the last stage before the Government puts forward its ideas in a communications bill for change to our Intellectual Property system on which many freelances depend for their income. The Intellectual Property Office asked for views and evidence on the implications […]

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BBC cuts will savage department which exposed Bristol heart babies scandal

| October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

INSIDE Out West, the weekly current affairs show covering Bristol and the West of England, is the worst affected of the region’s BBC departments threatened in a wave of cutbacks at the corporation.

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NUJ response to Copyright Review

| September 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

The NUJ is disappointed with the Government response to Hargreaves report on Intellectual Property.

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Government to create copyright small claims jurisdiction

A new small claims court for copyright may be on the cards. This promises to facilitate cases with claims valued at £5,000 or less. It will address a recommendation of the recent Hargreaves’ Report on reforming intellectual property law.

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Message from Tolpuddle: Rebellion is coming!

The weather wasn’t kind but the South West TUC staff dismantling the stages after this weekend’s Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival have good reason to feel pleased with this year’s union bash.

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