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Results 1–20 of 1796 for copyright

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Cybercrime: Copyright (1 Feb 2016)

Angela Eagle: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if the Government will bring forward legislative proposals to increase the penalties for online infringement of copyright.

NHS (Charitable Trusts Etc) Bill: Clause 1 — Removal of Secretary of State’s powers to appoint trustees (22 Jan 2016)

Jane Ellison: ...;s Charity was eager to take the opportunity to become independent and it became partially independent on 1 April 2015. However, it was unable to complete its conversion to become an independent charity as the NHS charity had to remain in existence until the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 was amended, to avoid its statutory rights to “Peter Pan” royalties being lost....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright: Internet (15 Jan 2016)

Kevin Brennan: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals on increasing penalties for online copyright infringement.

Written Answers — Home Office: Offences against Children: Internet (18 Dec 2015)

Karen Bradley: ...IIOC, primarily hosted outside the UK, to enable companies to block or filter them for their customers’ protection. This approach uses the same technology used by ISPs to block access to copyright-infringing websites.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (15 Dec 2015)

Business, Innovation and Skills: The Digital Economy. 9:15 am; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ..., Publishers Association Catherine Courtney, Legal Adviser, News Media Association Richard Mollet, Chair, Alliance for Intellectual Property Dominic Young, Chief Executive Officer, The Copyright Hub Foundation Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE, CMG, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Minister for Intellectual Property John Alty, Chief...

Online Safety Bill [HL] — Committee (11 Dec 2015)

the Earl of Erroll: ...hastily but then there will be huge arguments about it. It is a bit like the Digital Economy Act, which was rushed through. The measures in that to try to prevent people unlawfully downloading copyrighted material were not going to work in the real world. They caused a lot of chaos and, as a result, nothing happened because it was not possible to produce sensible regulations that would...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Culture, Media and Sport: Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (7 Dec 2015)

Ed Vaizey: ...scope of the instrument to include new types of services. There was divergence on how to enhance protection of minors, commercial works and communications. The Commission confirmed that the first of the copyright regime proposals, on portability and unjustified geoblocking, would be published in the first half of 2016. Finally, under this part of the agenda, the Council took note from the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) 27 November 2015 - Post Council Statement (4 Dec 2015)

Lord Maude of Horsham: ..., including as regards non-tariff trade barriers, ensuring better market access, promoting appropriate investment conditions including as regards investment protection, enforcing and promoting intellectual property rights (including geographical indications, patents, designs, trademarks and copyright), opening up public procurement markets, and securing access to energy, raw materials and...

Public Bill Committee: NHS (Charitable Trusts Etc) Bill: Clause 1 - Removal of Secretary of State’s powers to appoint trustees (2 Dec 2015)

Wendy Morton: ...of Health and the Charity Commission; and it will provide greater liability protection for trustees than enjoyed at present. Secondly, the Bill makes provision to amend section 301 of and schedule 6 to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 to transfer to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity—Great Ormond Street hospital’s new independent charity—the...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Trade Agreements (20 Nov 2015)

Lord Lester of Herne Hill: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with negotiating parties in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement to ensure that the provisions relating to copyright, trade secrets and intellectual property do not harm freedom of expression.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Energy: Investment (18 Nov 2015)

David Gauke: from the market and which may therefore be regarded as lower risk. These include asset-backed activities, such as property dealing and development, leasing of assets or exploiting acquired copyrights, general financial and professional services, and financing activities that can divert the tax reliefs to non-qualifying activities. For these activities, a lack of proven track record...

NHS (Charitable Trusts Etc.) Bill (6 Nov 2015)

Keir Starmer: ..., it was a most uplifting experience for me and a reminder of what goes on out there in the real world, in hospitals such as Great Ormond Street. In 1929, the hospital received from JM Barrie the copyright to “Peter Pan”, which has provided significant funding for many years since then.

Copyright Hub — Question (2 Nov 2015)

Lord Clement-Jones: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what future financial support they intend to provide to the Copyright Hub.

EU: Digital Single Market — Question (20 Oct 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: ...could add up to 2% to UK GDP. We have made some progress with agreements to end data roaming charges and new protections for travellers who book online. We are pressing for ambitious proposals on copyright and consumer protection.

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 32 - Intangible fixed assets: goodwill etc (13 Oct 2015)

David Gauke: ...of intangible assets generally follows the accounting treatment set out in the legislation, which treats goodwill like any other type of intellectual property such as a trademark, patent, design right or copyright. However, in reality goodwill is simply the difference between the purchase price of a business and the business’s net asset value. It represents the premium a buyer will...

BBC: Finance and Independence — Motion to Take Note (10 Sep 2015)

Lord Low of Dalston: ...Archers”, “Desert Island Discs”, “Just a Minute”, “I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue”, “Strictly Come Dancing” and “Yes Minister”—sorry, that is probably more a documentary than entertainment? Do not tell me someone else can do them because I have checked the copyrights. The Government would be a laughing stock...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Public Service Broadcasting (23 Jul 2015)

Lord Black of Brentwood: To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to publish proposals regarding the repeal of section 73 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 following the recent consultation document on the balance of payments between television platforms and public service broadcasters.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Copyright (20 Jul 2015)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 6 July (HL934) concerning the proposal by the European Parliament for restrictions on photographs or video footage of public buildings, whether they have the power of veto over such draft legislation; and if so, whether they plan to use their veto in this instance.

Authors: Rights and Income — Question (14 Jul 2015)

Baroness Neville-Rolfe: My Lords, it is important that authors are properly remunerated for their work, which is why the United Kingdom provides strong copyright protection for authors as well as the public lending right. The Government have introduced a range of measures to improve the enforcement of copyright, including a dedicated online IP crime unit run by the City of London Police.

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