Technical Review: Section 72 Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA)
This consultation has concluded
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Detail of outcome
This document summarises the outcome of the consultation. The government would like to thank all respondents for their contributions.
Respondents welcomed the removal of ‘film’ from Section 72. The government intends to introduce legislative changes to effect this at the earliest opportunity.
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The Intellectual Property Office is inviting comments on changes to Section 72 (the public showing of broadcasts) and on draft regulations.
Further consultation and technical review on changes to Section 72 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
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The government consulted on proposed changes to Section 72 in 2015.
In light of the responses received, this is a further consultation and technical review on the draft regulations for introducing the changes.