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Interesting 'Takes' on New UK Orphan Works System

31 October 2014

Interesting controversy developing over this week's announcement by the IPO that a system in now in place for licensing Orphan Works.  

See the Intellectual Property Office press release here: http://bit.ly/IPOorph

Blog post from The Register here, commenting on juxtaposition to EU cut-off date for 'pre-existing schemes'  to avoid full compliance with the EU Directive: http://bit.ly/OrphReg

The new system itself is here: http://bit.ly/IPOlicApp.  It will be interesting to watch as entries are made and appear available for search!