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Appendix A13.4

Selected organisations involved with copyright in the UK (November 2003)

  • The Patent Office ( The UK body responsible for all intellectual property matters.
  • Copyright Licensing Agency ( Literary works other than newspapers.
  • Design and Artists Copyright Society ( Visual artists including professional photographers.
  • Music Publishers Society ( Licenses the copying of printed music and lyrics
  • Newspaper Licensing Agency (
  • Ordnance Survey: Licenses copying of OS maps and OS based maps
  • Performing Right Society ( Licenses the public performance and broadcasting of music