Commentary

58 Copying and use of extracts by educational establishments

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY vol 21(2) copyright
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58 Copying and use of extracts by educational establishments

| Commentary

58 Copying and use of extracts by educational establishments

A new Section 36 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 has been substituted for the previous Section 36 by Regulations1, which came into force on 1 June 2014. As with Section 35, the new Section 36 is wider than its predecessor and allows for new technology, in particular, in relation to distance learning.

The copying of extracts of a copyright work (other than a broadcast or an artistic work which is not incorporated into another work) by or on behalf of an educational establishment does not infringe copyright in the

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