This section refers to the historical development of Copyright Law prior to the introduction of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
It covers out-of-date legislation, and is included for the sake of completeness of the archive – it is not concerned with current copyright law.
The law of copyright is vast and complicated: what follows is a brief outline of the law as it affects visual artists who should seek professional legal advice on any problems they may have. What is c… Continue Reading Copyright Law
It’s a mystery to me – the game commences for the usual fee – plus expenses confidential information – it’s in a diary this is my investigation – it’s not a public inquiry* Back from the motorway the… Continue Reading Private Investigations
Parliament gives artists two new legal rights: to earn extra cash from their work; and to exert exclusive aesthetic control over it. ‘These rights are given to all artists for their lifetime and pass… Continue Reading New Legal Rights