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Stairway to Heaven Copyright Case
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:37:31 +0000
High profile copyright cases arising from the music industry are quite common. There are often impressive amounts of money involved because of the commercial value of rights in recorded music. Those rights can be complex, potentially involving rights in the recording itself, performers’ rights and separate copyrights in the music and lyrics. In addition, there […]Read more...
Tue, 31 May 2016 15:02:41 +0000
UCL authors sometimes ask about suitable copyright notices to add to their works to ensure that they are protected. In the UK and in the European Union generally there is no requirement for works to be registered for copyright protection. Copyright applies automatically once a work is “fixed” in some form, regardless also of whether […]Read more...
UCL Copyright advice
Copyright plays a vital role in the work of the UCL community both in relation to academic publications by UCL staff and students and also in the use of materials to support teaching and learning.
You must consider copyright issues before reusing other people’s material in your own academic work, in the classroom or within Moodle. The links below may help to answer your questions on copyright. If you need any assistance please email our Copyright enquiry service.
Advice on issues relating to any work you create, including links to the UCL IPR policies for staff and students, information on how to use schemes such as Creative Commons to allow your work to be used by others.
Information which may be on interest to UCL authors on the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society. The ALCS is a membership organisation which exists to distribute payments to authors for secondary usage of their work under the CLA licences and other licences.
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