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.
CLA ECL Application - Press Release
In October 2017, CLA submitted an application to the UK Government for an authorisation to operate an Extended Collective Licensing (ECL) scheme. ECL enables licensing bodies that represent a significant number of rights holders in a class to extend their licences to cover unrepresented rights holders in the same class. The Government have now published [...]