A unique coalition of British trade associations and industry enforcement organisations, it provides a single voice for those who share an interest in preventing intellectual property theft in the UK.


British Copyright Council – BCC

The British Copyright Council is an umbrella organisation bringing together organisations which represent those who create, or hold rights in literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and those who perform such works. It also acts as a pressure group for changes in copyright law at UK, European and International level.


Business Software Alliance – BSA

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) is the foremost organisation dedicated to promoting a safe and legal digital world. BSA educates consumers on software management and copyright protection, cyber security, trade, e-commerce and other internet-related issues.


Music Publishers' Association - MPA

The Music Publishers Association (MPA) looks after the interests of all music publishers based or working in the UK and exists to safeguard and improve the business and legal environment within which its members are operating.


Newspaper Licensing Agency – NLA

The NLA offer a licence to copy from all of the UK’s national and regional newspapers and some international titles, too. The NLA offers rights to photocopy and digitally copy and transmit cuttings for internal use.


The Intellectual Property Office - UKIPO

The official government body responsible for Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom.


The Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property - SABIP

The Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) is an independent, Non-Departmental Public Body with the Intellectual Property Office as its sponsoring agency.


The Motion Picture Association of America - MPAA

The Motion Picture Association serves as the international voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries.


The Federation Against Copyright Theft - FACT

FACT’s primary purpose is to protect the United Kingdom’s film and broadcasting industry against counterfeiting, copyright and trademark infringements.


The Industry Trust for Intellectual Property Awareness

The trust is set up to help promote copyright and all the good stuff it does. We are funded by member companies to spread the word about the positive role copyright plays.


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