News: Happy World Intellectual Property Day

News: Happy World Intellectual Property Day

Happy World Intellectual Property Day 2018! April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day, celebrating the important role of IP in encouraging creativity across the globe. Copyright is a form of intellectual property that automatically protects original literary,...
News: BCC appoints its Director of Policy and Public Affairs

News: BCC appoints its Director of Policy and Public Affairs

The British Copyright Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Elisabeth Ribbans as its Director of Policy and Public Affairs. Elisabeth takes up the role on 1st November 2017. With her strong background in newspapers and publishing and also as a journalist...

News: WIPO-BCC Training Course 2017

The 25th Advanced Training Course on Copyright and Related Rights, organised jointly by the British Copyright Council (BCC) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and held in association with the United Kingdom’s Intellectual Property Office, (IPO)...

News: Frances Lowe

With great sadness, the BCC notes the passing of Frances Lowe.Frances put an amazing amount of enthusiasm and interest into everything she did but with her keen intellect and capacity for analysis she made the results look effortless.  In her many roles, including...

News: World Intellectual Property Day

Today, 26th April 2017 is World Intellectual Property day, which this year celebrates Innovation – Improving Lives. WIPO Director General, France Gurry speech can be found here. The BCC is an NGO Observer Member of WIPO and a supporter of World IP...

News: Impact of Brexit on UK copyright law

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017 has received Royal Assent. Notification of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the European Union is now imminent.Discussions within the BCC’s Copyright and Technology Working Group have...

News: BCC WIPO Training Course 2016

The 24th Training Course came to a successful end on Friday.  19 participants from 17 countries enjoyed two weeks of seminars, discussions and projects at venues around London.  Organisers, speakers and participants formed a great team and the BCC thanks all those...

News: WIPO Training Course 2016

The countdown is on for the start of the 24th Advanced Level Training Course in Copyright and Related Rights.  Organised jointly by the British Copyright Council (BCC) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO),in association with the United Kingdom’s...
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