Guidance

Copyright protection of industrially manufactured artistic works

This will help businesses and others, think about what action they should take in relation to the repeal of the section 52 CDPA 1988.

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The repeal of section 52 Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 has raised questions for a range of groups, including the design sector, publishing, photography and furniture retail. This guidance will help businesses, organisations and individuals think about whether they are affected, what action they should take in relation to the transitional arrangements the government has put in place, and what copyright exceptions might help them continue to carry out their business.

Published 21 April 2016
Last updated 6 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Repeal of section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988: Guidance for affected individuals, organisations and businesses document updated.
  2. First published.