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The seventeenth edition of Copinger and Skone James on Copyright (Sweet and Maxwell International Series, 2016) has been published. This volume provides a comprehensive overview on the classification and scope of the protection of copyright, related rights and design rights. Chapter 26 focuses upon the exploitation of rights in particular industries, to which Peter Wienand and Owen O’Rorke have contributed a section on the newspaper industry. In this they detail the nature of the industry, sources of copyright, rights required for exploitation, representative collecting societies and licensing agencies responsible for administering the rights, industry controls and other industry concerns.

You can read the full chapter here.

If you would like to discuss any of these issues further, please contact Peter Wienand ([email protected]; 020 3375 7355), Owen O'Rorke (own.o'[email protected]; 020 3375 7348) or your usual contact at the firm on 020 3375 7000. Further information can also be found on the Media and Copyright and digital media pages on our website. 

This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances. 

© Farrer & Co LLP, October 2016

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