Copyright, media and digital tracker
Copyright, media and digital tracker

The following IP guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Copyright, media and digital tracker
  • Brexit and intellectual property rights
  • Copyright—legislation
  • Copyright—Judgments
  • Court of Appeal
  • High Court
  • Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC)
  • Court of Justice of the European Union (Court of Justice)
  • Copyright—consultations
  • Open consultations
  • more

This Practice Note is intended to be used to track the progress of legislative proposals, relevant judgments, and current consultations related to copyright and databases.

Jump to Brexit and intellectual property rights, Copyright—legislation, Copyright—Judgments and Copyright—consultations.

For archived items on copyright and databases, see Practice Note: Copyright, media and digital tracker [Archived].

Brexit and intellectual property rights

The likely impact of Brexit on intellectual property (IP) rights is explored in detail in Practice Note: Brexit—IP rights.

For details of developments in the negotiations between the UK and the EU in relation to the treatment of IP rights following Brexit, and the legislative changes that will be required in order to implement the changes, see Practice Note: Intellectual property—Brexit tracker.

For further practical guidance on the legal and practical implications of Brexit across a range of practice areas, see: Brexit toolkit.


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Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (DSM Copyright Directive), amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC 21 January 2020: Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy