Frankfurt Book Fair 2018
1 January 0001

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Dates: 10 - 12 October 2018
Stand: Hall 6.0, stand D108

Come and meet the PLS team to discuss

  • Streamlining your permissions with our award-winning services
  • Your PLS account including analysis of your collective licensing revenue
  • PLS updates on policy developments

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Kwame Kwei-Armah addresses PLS-sponsored Breakfast
5 October 2018

Kwame Kwei-Armah addresses PLS-sponsored Breakfast

PLS sponsored a packed breakfast meeting at Barnard’s Inn on 27 September for senior figures in the publishing industry as part of the BookBrunch briefing series. PLS chief executive Sarah Faulder introduced Kwame Kwei-Armah, Artistic Director of the Young Vic theatre.

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Mark Bide to retire as Chairman – Recruitment begins for his successor
27 September 2018

Mark Bide to retire as Chairman – Recruitment begins for his successor

Mark Bide, PLS Chair since 2013 completes his term of office in May 2019.

Mark has had a long and fruitful association with PLS. He conceived of the service now known as PLS Account Manager and led the work on the rights valuation. He has been – in the view of the Board – an exemplary Chairman throughout his six years at the helm and has built excellent relations with ALCS and CLA.

The process to recruit his successor is now beginning. PLS are seeking someone with “a demonstrable record of leadership in substantial roles and proven chairing and board level experience.“ For more details of the role click here.

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PLS welcomes 'step closer to new copyright directive for the digital age'
14 September 2018

PLS welcomes 'step closer to new copyright directive for the digital age'

PLS joins The British Copyright Council in welcoming the result of a vote of MEPs in the European Parliament on 12 September.

The vote moves a new copyright directive for the digital age a step closer.

Click here  for the BCC statement.

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PLS Annual Rights and Licensing Forum 2018
1 January 0001

PLS Annual Rights and Licensing Forum 2018

PLS’ 2018 Rights & Licensing Forum on Tuesday 10 July outlined the achievements of PLS and others involved in collective licensing over the last year.

 

Click here to read a summary of the whole event and selected presentations >
PLS supports British Copyright Council's statement
4 July 2018

PLS supports British Copyright Council's statement

The European Parliament is due to vote on the draft Digital Single Market Copyright Directive on 5 July 2018.

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CLA’s application for extended collective licensing: update
30 April 2018

CLA’s application for extended collective licensing: update

The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has decided, in consultation with the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), to withdraw its application to operate an extended collective licensing scheme.

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Have Your Say: Consultation on Document Delivery Licensing
2 March 2018

Have Your Say: Consultation on Document Delivery Licensing

Consultation on Digital Content Store (DCS) Developments

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Have Your Say: Consultation on NHS Workflow Tool
2 March 2018

Have Your Say: Consultation on NHS Workflow Tool

CLA has been exploring the options for providing a content workflow tool to the NHS in England as part of a new three-year deal with the Department of Health. 

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Have Your Say: Consultation on CLA Digital Content Store (DCS) Developments
2 March 2018

Have Your Say: Consultation on CLA Digital Content Store (DCS) Developments

Consultation on Digital Content Store (DCS) Developments

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