Easy to understand guide to Copyright Law, explaining the principal legislation covering copyright in the United Kingdom, the types of work protected, duration of protection, owner rights, and fair dealing exception. || The UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 is the principal legislation covering intellectual property rights in the United Kingdom. The law gives the creators of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic works, sound recordings, broadcasts, films and typographical arrangement of published editions, rights to control the ways in which their material may be used...
The Protecting Copyright fact sheet has been produced to help authors of original works identify potential problems and understand how to more effectively protect their rights.
Summary of UK copyright law, the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988