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Archive for April 2019

What next for the Digital Single Market?

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Europe for Creators press release – 25 April, 2019. Now that the EU copyright directive has been adopted by the European Council on 15 April 2019, it’s time for Member States to begin transposing it into national law. They each have two years to do so starting from the day in which the Directive is…

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Shutterstock and AP renew multiyear distribution deal

Shutterstock press release – 23 April, 2019. Shutterstock will remain key distributor of AP images in the US, UK and Ireland. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), ​a leading global technology company offering high-quality content, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the renewal of its agreement with The Associated Press (AP) to distribute AP’s…

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EU Copyright Directive passed

British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies

News from the BCC Council – 18 April, 2019. – Milestone Day for Copyright in the EU – The EU copyright directive was adopted on Monday 15 April by the European Council, completing its final stage of approval after two-and-a-half years of debate and negotiation – and much hard work, including by many BCC members.…

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FOCAL International Awards 2019 early bird tickets now on sale

FOCAL International press release – 12 April, 2019 The FOCAL International Awards, now in its 16th year, celebrate achievement in the use of footage in all variety of genres, across all media platforms, plus archive restoration & preservation. Come and join us for another fabulous evening to celebrate the leading and most complete set of…

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Copyright: a brief overview and update with Howard Kennedy LLP

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BAPLA have partnered with Robert Lands, Partner, Head of IP & Commercial at Howard Kennedy LLP to deliver a talk on copyright. Robert specialises in intellectual property (advisory, commercial and contentious) and related information technology and media work including data protection (data privacy), freedom of information, advertising and sales promotion. Robert advises on copyright, design…

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Royal Armouries launches new online picture library

Royal Armouries press release – 1 April, 2019. The Royal Armouries, keeper of the UK’s national collection of arms and armour, has launched a new online image library of over 20,000 high resolution images relating to arms, armour and artillery, dating from ancient times to the present day. The new online platform will allow users…

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