The BCC is delighted to announce that Rebecca Deegan has been appointed as the BCC’s new Director of Policy and Public Affairs. Rebecca brings a wealth of experience, working most recently in a senior role for a leading professional institute.
The BCC is looking for an experienced self-employed Director of Policy & Public Affairs, operating part time, to work with the Members of the British Copyright Council (BCC) and its Board and Working Groups to formulate and promote copyright policy and to act as the BCC’s representative as and when required.
The BCC is looking for an experienced self-employed Executive Administrator, operating part time, to support its Board, Council members, working groups and the Director of Policy & Public Affairs. Click on image to find out more and apply.
The 27th WIPO-BCC advanced course on copyright and related rights reached another successful conclusion on 13 September, following expert presentations from 47 speakers during two weeks of intense training.
As we launch our new website, copyright law in the UK is about to chart a course into uncertain waters but the British Copyright Council will be guided by one constant aim, writes chairman Trevor Cook
The Online Harms White Paper makes important progress in keeping people safe online but in welcoming its publication the BCC says the proposals must go wider in preventing illegal economic activities that hurt individuals as well as businesses.
The copyright directive endorsed today by the European Parliament recognises an important international consensus on the challenge facing creativity in the digital age, says the BCC.
In this short briefing paper, the BCC looks at the potential impact for creators and other right holders if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.
The British Copyright Council (BCC) expresses its support for writers’ groups, led in the UK by the Society of Authors, in their condemnation of the Internet Archive’s Open Library for making and lending unauthorised scans of physical books.
The British Copyright Council is delighted that new copyright laws for the digitial age have moved a step closer following a vote by MEPs and looks forward to a final text that further stengthens protections for creators and right holders.