PA rallies against 'irrational' IPO

PA rallies against 'irrational' IPO

The Publishers Association has written a letter to the UK Intellectual Property Office over the "irrational" speed in which "rushed" legislative changes affecting the future of design publishing in the UK are being implemented.

The changes, reported in The Bookseller earlier this month, are set to have "devastating consequences" for the design publishing industry.

A repeal to copyright law, fast-tracked to come into force in April 2016, is set to restrict the use of 2D images of 3D design objects in publishing, such as photographs and illustrations of furniture, textiles, architecture and...

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