Commentary

109 Certain permitted uses of orphan works

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
| Commentary

109 Certain permitted uses of orphan works

| Commentary

109 Certain permitted uses of orphan works

Section 76A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 19881 implements the Orphan Works Directive2 and introduces a new Schedule ZA1 to the 1988 Act, where provisions are set out relating to the use by relevant bodies of orphan works.

A relevant body does not infringe copyright in a relevant work in its collection which is an orphan work if it makes the orphan work available to the public or reproduces the orphan work for the purposes of digitisation, making available, indexing, cataloguing, preservation or restoration3.

‘Relevant body’ means a publicly accessible library, educational establishment or museum, or an archive, a film or audio heritage institution or a public

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