Overview of copyright

This note provides a brief outline of UK copyright law, which is set out in the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. It also provides links to copyright practice notes on subsistence, duration and first ownership; primary infringement, secondary infringement and remedies available; main permitted acts; moral rights and artist's resale right; and international protection of copyright.

Practical Law IP&IT, Catherine Bingham, Dentons and Shona Harper (formerly of Dentons)

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