The 2021 Charles Clark Memorial Lecture returns with a focus on AI

September 24, 2021 By Rebecca Owen

In a revamped, virtual format, Judge Kathleen O’Malley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and British author Tom Chatfield, will deliver the 2021 Charles Clark Memorial Lecture at 3pm CEST/2pm GMT on Wednesday 29 September....

2021 Copyright Essay prize winner

September 9, 2021 By Rebecca Owen

We’re delighted to announce that Charlotte Rushton, 19, and alumna of Westonbirt School Sixth Form in Gloucestershire, has won this year’s CLA Copyright Essay Prize.

This year’s question posed a challenge to entrants – does copyright only protect big companies?  ...

PLS celebrates 40 years in publishing and £500m in distributions

September 8, 2021 By Rebecca Owen

Publishers’ Licensing Services celebrates the 40th anniversary of its creation in September 2021, having passed the milestone of £500m in collective licensing distributions to publishers.

PLS is marking the occasion with a party in London on Wednesday 8 September, and ...

CLA’s Annual Survey: Understanding, value, and one big myth to bust

June 17, 2021 By Rebecca Owen

The 2021 survey is now complete, and we’d like to thank the 700+ participants who responded to this year’s questions.  The survey orientates around a similar set of questions each year to analyse how CLA is helping school and college ...

CLA delighted to announce the final judging panel for the 2021 Copyright Essay Prize

June 1, 2021 By Rebecca Owen

In only its second year, the CLA Copyright Essay Prize is gathering more and more interest on social media, with the first entries already coming in and making a bid for the £300 top prize.  As we approach the deadline ...

CLA powers up its technology strategy with CTO appointment

April 14, 2021 By Rebecca Owen
Copyright Licensing Agency set to accelerate its digital technology-based service offer Announcement of Tony Johnson as Chief Technology Officer boosts leadership team

The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), the UK collective licensing expert has moved to consolidate its digital transformation and ...