CLA celebrates 40 years with key stakeholders at the British Library

September 11, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) celebrated its 40th anniversary in style with over 100 key stakeholders at the iconic British Library on Wednesday 6 September.

The reception was held in King’s Gallery Library, a hidden gem within the British Library, ...

Principles for Copyright and Generative AI

September 6, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

The arrival and rapid development of generative artificial intelligence (AI) presents many potential benefits and opportunities for individuals and society. However, without appropriate guardrails, generative AI also risks damaging and undermining many aspects of society, and in particular the creative ...

CLA welcomes Tom Chatfield as Co-Chair

August 31, 2023 By Rebecca Owen


CLA is delighted to announce that author and tech philosopher, Tom Chatfield, has been appointed as its new Co-Chair representing creators.  

Tom has been a director of the CLA Board for the last five years and has made a ...

Renewed Partnership: NHS in England and CLA secure 5-Year licence for healthcare content sharing

August 21, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

The NHS in England and Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) are pleased to announce that they have signed a five-year licence renewal. Carefully designed with both NHS staff and rights holders in mind, the continuation of this tailored licence is a ...

CLA appoints new General Counsel

June 20, 2023 By Rebecca Owen

London, UK – June 20, 2023

CLA, UK government-regulated collective licensing body representing authors, publishers, and visual artists, is pleased to announce the appointment of Serena Dederding as General Counsel. With her substantial background in publishing, digital transformation, and commercial ...

CLA launches a new website and refreshed brand

May 11, 2023 By Mary Cormack

For its fortieth year, Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) is delighted to announce the launch of a fresh new appearance and a new, user-friendly website.

For 40 years, CLA has helped organisations to research, create and collaborate with a range of ...