SoA renews calls for 'gold standard' copyright regime post-Brexit

SoA renews calls for 'gold standard' copyright regime post-Brexit

Society of Authors c.e.o. Nicola Solomon has renewed calls for Britain to retain its “gold standard” rules on copyright now it has left the European Union.

Solomon was speaking at an online event organised by the Westminster Media Forum which also featured Robin Stout, deputy director of copyright policy at the Intellectual Property Office, alongside representatives of other industries and copyright experts.

A main area for discussion was the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, something that has not been directly transposed into UK law. The directive, passed by the Eu...

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