Collecting societies and other copyright relevant businesses are operating large scale enforcement campaigns. Before the end of 2012 the creation of the intellectual property "fast track" may make court proceedings a more cost effective part of such campaigns.
However, general awareness of what constitutes copyright infringement is patchy. Given that it is going to be much easier and cheaper for copyright owners to enforce their rights, businesses need to ensure they and their staff are clued up on the basics of copyright.
This briefing from Wragge & Co offers a practical guide to some of the day-to-day situations which may all too easily lead businesses into copyright troubles, if the right steps are not taken.
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