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Copyright change a threat to arts firms, says expert

18 December 2012

A Bill going through the UK parliament concerning design copyright threatens to create significant obstacles for those wishing to publish catalogues when staging exhibitions in commercial galleries or museums, says a leading academic.

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The champion of repro

25 August 2012

COMMENT: The ongoing crisis at the heart of government is becoming a national disease as a proposed change in copyright law illustrates, says Ivan Macquisten

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Government's inadequate response to Resale Right campaign

19 June 2012

COMMENT: As reported last week, the postcard campaign launched by art dealer Niall Fairhead in a bid to raise the threshold for the Artist's Resale Right has made progress, attracting more signatories for the online petition and eliciting answers from the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).

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The British art market needs the Government’s support right now

25 July 2011

ENCOURAGING words from Downing Street and Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the past year gave us hope that finally something would be done about the impending threat to the British art market of the extension of the Artists’ Resale Right to the estates of artists who have been dead for less than 70 years.

Campaigners hopeful on resale right extension

22 September 2008

THE British Art Market Federation and other campaigners are cautiously optimistic that the government will agree not to extend the Artist’s Resale Right to the heirs of artists who have been dead for less than 70 years until 2012.

 

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