Copyright Related Organisations

Copyright Organisations

Here are list of organisations that are concerned with or related to copyright and the creative industries. The listing provides information on each of the organisations including a summary of their role, contact details and links to their websites. The information below has been provided by individual businesses. Copyright Organisations

Association of Illustrators – AOI
The AOI was established in 1973 to advance and protect illustrators’ rights and to encourage professional standards. Its membership includes freelance illustrators, illustration agents, clients, students and lecturers. The AOI provides professional advice for illustrators and presents an annual programme of events.2nd Floor, Back Building, 150 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AR
Tel: 020 7613 4328
Email: admin@theaoi.com
www.theaoi.com

Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers – ALPSP
ALPSP is the international trade association for non-profit publishers and those who work with them. ALPSP is the only international trade association that represents scholarly publishers across all disciplines of academic endeavour. With more than 350 members in 37 countries who collectively publish more than 10,000 journals as well as books, databases and other resources. ALPSP provides representation, cooperative initiatives, information, best practice advice and professional development.1 Abbey Cottage, The Green, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, OX14 4AF
Tel: 0123 584 7776
Fax: 0870 706 0332
Email: admin@alpsp.org
http://www.alpsp.org/

Association of Photographers – AOP
The AOP represents the interests of and aims to improve the rights of all professional photographers in the UK, as well as promoting the highest standards of work and practice across the industry.81 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4QS
Tel: 020 7739 6669
Fax: 020 7739 8707
Emailgeneral@aophoto.co.uk
www.the-aop.org

Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society – ALCS
The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) represents the interests of all UK writers and aims to ensure writers are fairly compensated for any works that are copied, broadcast or recorded. Run by writers for writers, ALCS has distributed over £114 million to writers since its inception in 1977.The Writers’ House, 13 Haydon Street, London, EC3N 1DB
Tel: 020 7264 5700
Fax: 020 7264 5755
Email: alcs@alcs.co.uk
www.alcs.co.uk

Benesh Institute
The Institute exists to protect the interests of dance notators.36 Battersea Square, London SW11 3RA
Tel: 020 7326 8031
Fax: 020 7326 8033
Email: beneshinstitute@rad.org.uk
http://benesh.org

British Academy of Composers and Songwriters – BACS
BACS represents the interests of music writers across all genres, providing advice on professional and artistic music matters.25-27 Berners Street, London W1T 3LR
Tel: 020 7636 2929
Fax: 020 7636 2212
Email: info@britishacademy.com
www.britishacademy.com

British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies – BAPLA
BAPLA is the UK trade association for picture libraries and the largest organisation of its kind in the world. With over 400 member companies, it represents the vast majority of commercial picture libraries and agencies in the UK.
18 Vine Hill, London EC1R 5DZ
Tel: 020 7713 1780
Fax: 020 7713 1211
Email: enquiries@bapla.org.uk
www.bapla.org

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 functions principally as a liaison committee for its member associations, providing them with a forum for the discussion of matters of copyright interest. It also acts as a pressure group for changes in copyright law at UK, European and International level.29-33 Berners Street London W1T 3AB
Tel: 01986 788 122
Fax: 01986 788 847
Email: secretary@britishcopyright.org
www.britishcopyright.org

British Institute of Professional Photography – BIPP
The British Institute of Professional Photography is the premier qualifying body for professional image makers in the UK with over 3500 members covering every type of photography. The BIPP represents professional image making to government and industry.Fox Talbot House, 2 Amwell End, Ware, Hertfordshire SG12 9HN
Tel: 01920 464011
Fax: 01920 487056
Email: info@bipp.com
www.bipp.com

British Music Rights – BMR
British Music Rights is an umbrella organisation which represents the interests of composers, songwriters and music publishers. Formed in 1996 by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters, the Music Publishers Association (MPA), the Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) and the Performing Right Society (PRS), it provides a consensus voice promoting the interests of creators and publishers of music at all levels.26 Berners Street, London W1P 4AA
Tel: 020 7306 4446
Fax: 020 7306 4449
Email: britishmusic@bmr.org
www.bmr.org

British Phonographic Industry Ltd – BPI
BPI is the British record industry’s trade association, representing thousands of British record companies, from the largest corporation down to the smallest label.Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7JA
Tel: 020 7803 1300
Fax: 020 7803 1310
Email: general@bpi.co.uk
www.bpi.co.uk

Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union – BECTU
BECTU is the independent union for those working in broadcasting, film, theatre, entertainment, leisure, interactive media and allied areas who are primarily based in the United Kingdom.373-377 Clapham Road, London SW9 9BT
Tel: 020 7346 0900
Fax: 020 7346 0901
Email:mailto:info@bectu.org.uk
www.bectu.org.uk

BPI is the British record industry’s trade association, representing thousands of British record companies, from the largest corporation down to the smallest label.Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7JATel: 020 7803 1300Fax: 020 7803 1310Email: BECTU is the independent union for those working in broadcasting, film, theatre, entertainment, leisure, interactive media and allied areas who are primarily based in the United Kingdom.  Clapham Road, London SW9 9BT   Tel: 020 7346 0900
Fax: 020 7346 0901

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.BSA Europe, 79 Knightsbridge London SW1X 7RB
Tel: 020 7245 0304
Fax: 020 7245 0310
Email: infouk@bsa.org
www.bsa.org

Chartered Institute of Journalists – CIoJ
The CIoJ is both a Chartered professional body and a fully certified, independent trade union. It represents, advises and safeguards newspaper
and magazine journalists, radio and television broadcasters, freelancers, PR practitioners, workers in multimedia, internet and electronic publishing,
and others in related fields. It received its Royal Charter in 1890.2 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 2XU
Tel: 020 7252 1187
Fax: 020 7232 2302
Email: memberservices@ioj.co.uk
http://www.cioj.co.uk/

Chartered Society of Designers – CSD
The Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) is the professional body for designers. It is the world’s largest chartered body of professional designers and is unique in representing designers in all disciplines.1 Cedar Court, Royal Oak Yard, Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3GA
Tel: 020 7357 8088
Fax: 020 7407 9878
Email: mailto:csd@csd.org.uk
www.csd.org.uk
The CIoJ is both a Chartered professional body and a fully certified, independent trade union. It represents, advises and safeguards newspaperand magazine journalists, radio and television broadcasters, freelancers, PR practitioners, workers in multimedia, internet and electronic publishing,and others in related fields. It received its Royal Charter in 1890.2 Dock Offices, Surrey Quays Road, London SE16 2XUTel: 020 7252 1187Fax: 020 7232 2302Email: The Chartered Society of Designers (CSD) is the professional body for designers. It is the world’s largest chartered body of professional designers and is unique in representing designers in all disciplines.1 Cedar Court, Royal Oak Yard, Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3GATel: 020 7357 8088Fax: 020 7407 9878Email:
 


Christian Copyright Licensing International – CCLI
CCLI licenses churches, schools and organisations to reproduce the words of hymns and/or songs onto OHPs, electronic storage and retrieval system, song sheets, songbooks etc. A CCLI licence also includes non-commercial recording rights on behalf of MCPS. CCLI also issues the Music Reproduction Licence to churches, schools and organisations enabling them to photocopy musical compositions intended for congregational singing from a wide range of hymn and song books.CCLI Ltd. P.O. Box 1339, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 1AD
Tel: 01323 417711
Fax: 01323 417722
Email: mailto:info@ccli.co.uk
www.ccli.co.uk

Design and Artists Copyright Society – DACS
DACS is the copyright and collecting society for visual artists in the UK. It is a non-profit, membership-based organisation representing fine artists and their heirs, as well as photographers, illustrators, craftspeople, cartoonists, architects, animators and designers. DACS provides a range of licensing services for copyright consumers and now also manages Artist’s Resale Rights on behalf of all artists in the UK.33 Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DX
Tel: 020 7336 8811
Fax: 020 7336 8822
Email: mailto:info@dacs.co.uk
http://www.dacs.co.uk

Directors’ and Producers’ Rights Society – DPRS
The DPRS is the collecting society which represents British film and television directors. It collects and distributes money due to directors for the exploitation of their work.
20-22 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4EB
Tel: 020 7269 0677
Fax: 020 7269 0676
Email: info@dprs.org
http://www.dprs.org/home.htm

Educational Recording Agency – ERA
ERA operates a Licensing Scheme on behalf of its members for educational
use of copyright material. Uniquely serving the UK educational sector, ERA is one of a range of collecting societies which help copyright owners and performers derive an income from the licensed use of their literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works.New Premier House, 150 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5AL
Tel: 020 7837 3222
Fax: 020 7837 3750
Email: era@era.org.uk
www.era.org.uk

ERA
ERA operates a Licensing Scheme on behalf of its members for educationaluse of copyright material. Uniquely serving the UK educational sector, ERA is one of a range of collecting societies which help copyright owners and performers derive an income from the licensed use of their literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works.New Premier House, 150 Southampton Row, London WC1B 5ALTel: 020 7837 3222Fax: 020 7837 3750Email:

Equity – British Actors’ Equity Association
Equity is the only Trade Union to represent artists from across the entire spectrum of arts and entertainment. It negotiates with employers and gives legal and professional advice on many matters, including copyright and performers’ rights.
Guild House, Upper St.Martin’s Lane, London WC2B 9EG
Tel: 020 7379 6000
Fax: 020 7379 7001
Email:info@equity.org.uk
www.equity.org.ukFederation

Film Against Copyright Theft – FACT
FACT is the leading representative trade body that is committed to protecting the interests of the UK’s film and broadcast industry in the fight against pirate films and DVDs and the increasing threat from online piracy. FACT deals primarily with Customs, the Police and Trading Standards Offices, providing expert technical examination services for evidential purposes and the gathering of evidence to justify enforcement action or prosecution by the relevant authority. FACT also undertakes private prosecutions on behalf of its members.7 Victory Business Centre, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 6DB
Tel: 020 8568 6646
Fax: 020 8560 6364
Email: 
contact@fact-uk-org.uk
www.fact-uk.org.uk

Federation Against Software Theft – FAST
FAST is the anti-software piracy organisation working to protect the intellectual property rights of software publishers. FAST enforces rights in computer programs by seeking and collecting evidence of piracy and bringing legal (usually criminal) proceedings
against infringers.
York House, 18 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1SF
Tel: 01628 622121
Fax: 01628 760338
Email: 
mailto:fast@fast.org
www.fastiis.org

IFRRO – International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
The International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO) is an independent organisation established to foster the fundamental international copyright principles embodied in the Berne and Universal Copyright Conventions. Its purpose is to facilitate, on an international basis, the collective management of reproduction and other rights relevant to copyrighted works through the co-operation of national Reproduction Rights Organisations (RROs).
Rue du Prince Royal 87, B-1050 Brussels – Belgium
Phone: +32 2 551 08 99
Fax: +32 2 551 08 95

Equity : Equity is the only Trade Union to represent artists from across the entire spectrum of arts and entertainment. It negotiates with employers and gives legal and professional advice on many matters, including copyright and performers’ rights.
Guild House, Upper St.Martin’s Lane, London WC2B 9EG
Tel: 020 7379 6000Fax: 020 7379 7001
FACT: FACT is the leading representative trade body that is committed to protecting the interests of the UK’s film and broadcast industry in the fight against pirate films and DVDs and the increasing threat from online piracy. FACT deals primarily with Customs, the Police and Trading Standards Offices, providing expert technical examination services for evidential purposes and the gathering of evidence to justify enforcement action or prosecution by the relevant authority. FACT also undertakes private prosecutions on behalf of its members.7 Victory Business Centre, Worton Road, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 6DBTel: 020 8568 6646Fax: 020 8560 6364Email:

FAST : FAST is the anti-software piracy organisation working to protect the intellectual property rights of software publishers. FAST enforces rights in computer programs by seeking and collecting evidence of piracy and bringing legal (usually criminal) proceedings against infringers.
York House, 18 York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1SF
Tel: 01628 622121 Fax: 01628 760338

The International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO) isan independent organisation established to foster the fundamental international copyright principles embodied in the Berne and Universal Copyright Conventions. Its purpose is to facilitate, on an international basis, the collective management of reproduction and other rights relevant to copyrighted works through the co-operation of national Reproduction Rights Organisations (RROs).
Rue du Prince Royal 87, B-1050 Brussels – Belgium
Phone: +32 2 551 08 99Fax: +32 2 551 08 95

International Federation of the Phonographic Industries – IFPI
IFPI represents the recording industry worldwide with over 1450 members in 75 countries and affiliated industry associations in 48 countries. It aims to fight music piracy, promote fair market access and adequate copyright laws and develop the legal conditions and the technologies for the recording industry to prosper in the digital era.10 Piccadilly, London W1J 0DD
Tel: 020 7878 7900
Fax: 020 7878 7950
Email: info@ifpi.org
www.ifpi.org

International PEN
International PEN (Poets, Essayists, Editors, Novelists), the worldwide association of writers with 141 Centres in 99 Countries, exists to promote friendship and intellectual co-operation among writers everywhere, to fight for freedom of expression and represent the conscience of world literature.
Brownlow House, 50 / 51 High Holborn, London WC1V 6ER
Tel: 020 7405 0338
Fax: 020 7405 0339
Email: 
info@internationalpen.org.uk
www.internationalpen.org.uk

Mechanical Copyright Protection Society – MCPS
The MCPS collects and distributes ‘mechanical’ royalties generated from the recording of music onto many different formats. This income is distributed to their members, the writers and publishers of music.
The MCPS-PRS Alliance manages activities that are common to PRS and MCPS, services both societies and is jointly owned by them.

MCPS-PRS Alliance, Copyright House, 29-33 Berners Street, London W1T 3AB
Tel: 020 7580 5544
Email: 
info@mcps.co.uk
www.mcps-prs-alliance.co.uk
Motion Picture Association
The Motion Picture Association serves as the international voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries.
200 White Plains Road, 1st Floor, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Tel: (914) 333-0892
Fax: (914) 333-7541

www.mpaa.org

Music Managers Forum – MMF
The International Music Managers Forum was founded in the UK in 1993. The forum has provided a chance for meaningful dialogue with the Government and other industry organisations as well as between managers themselves.
British Music House, 26 Berners Street, London W1T 3LR
Tel: 0870 850 7800
Fax: 0870 850 7801

International PEN (Poets, Essayists, Editors, Novelists), the worldwide association of writers with 141 Centres in 99 Countries, exists to promote friendship and intellectual co-operation among writers everywhere, to fight for freedom of expression and represent the conscience of world literature.
Brownlow House, 50 / 51 High Holborn, London WC1V 6ER
Tel: 020 7405 0338
Fax: 020 7405 0339

The MCPS collects and distributes ‘mechanical’ royalties generated from the recording of music onto many different formats. This income is distributed to their members, the writers and publishers of music.The MCPS-PRS Alliance manages activities that are common to PRS and MCPS, services both societies and is jointly owned by them.
MCPS-PRS Alliance, Copyright House,
29-33 Berners Street, London W1T 3AB
Tel: 020 7580 5544

The Motion Picture Association serves as the international voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries.
200 White Plains Road, 1st Floor, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Tel: (914) 333-0892
Fax: (914) 333-7541

The International Music Managers Forum was founded in the UK in 1993. The forum has provided a chance for meaningful dialogue with the Government and other industry organisations as well as between managers themselves.British Music House, 26 Berners Street, London W1T 3LRTel: 0870 850 7800Fax: 0870 850 7801

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.6th Floor, British Music House, 26 Berners Street, London W1T 3LR
Tel: 020 7580 0126
Fax: 020 7637 3929
Email: info@mpaonline.org.uk
http://www.mpaonline.org.uk/

Musicians’ Union
The MU is the representative organisation for professional musicians involved in a wide spectrum of musical activities including performance in all types of ensembles, instrumental teaching, arranging, composing and copying music. It negotiates with employers, promotes and supports music and is active in the field of copyright and performers’ rights and protections.Musicians’ Union, National Office, 60 – 62 Clapham Road, London SW9 0JJ
Tel: 020 7582 5566
Fax: 020 7582 9805
Email: info@musiciansunion.org.uk
www.musiciansunion.org.uk

National Union of Journalists – NUJ
The NUJ represents over 35,000 members in newspapers, magazine and book publishing, public relations and broadcasting, plus freelancers. It gives legal and professional advice on many matters, including copyright and contracts.Head Office, Headland House, 308-312 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP
Tel: 020 7278 7916
Fax: 020 7837 8143
Email: info@nuj.org.uk
www.nuj.org.uk

Newspaper Licensing Agency – NLA
The NLA was set up in 1996 to offer a one-stop shop for a licence to copy, for internal management use, from all of the UK’s national newspapers and regional and foreign titles, too. The NLA offers rights to photocopy /fax and digitally copy and transmit cuttings for internal use – even specialised rights to distribute externally – all under one licence. The repertoire includes all English and most Scottish national newspapers and many regional and international titles.
7 – 9 Wellington Gate, Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1NL
Tel: 01892 525273
Fax: 01892 525275
Email: 
copy@nla.co.uk
www.nla.co.uk

The Ordnance Survey
The Ordnance Survey publishes maps of Great Britain at various scales.
Copying of Ordnance Survey maps is authorised under various licences depending on the use of the mapping.
Customer Service Centre, Romsey Road, Southampton SO16 4GU
Tel: 023 8030 5030
Fax: 023 8079 2615
Email: 
customerservices@ordnancesurvey.co.uk
www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk

The Performing Right Society – PRS for Music
The Performing Right Society (PRS) is a non-profit making membership organisation of composers, songwriters, authors and publishers of music of all styles. The essential function of PRS is to collect and distribute music royalties on behalf of its members.Copyright House, 29-33 Berners Street, London W1T 3AB
Tel: 020 7580 5544
Fax: 020 7306 4455
Email: 
mailto:info@prs.co.uk
www.prsformusic.com

The NLA was set up in 1996 to offer a one-stop shop for a licence to copy, for internal management use, from all of the UK’s national newspapers and regional and foreign titles, too. The NLA offers rights to photocopy /fax and digitally copy and transmit cuttings for internal use – even specialised rights to distribute externally – all under one licence. The repertoire includes all English and most Scottish national newspapers and many regional and international titles.
7 – 9 Wellington Gate, Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1NL
Tel: 01892 525273
Fax: 01892 525275

The Ordnance Survey publishes maps of Great Britain at various scales.Copying of Ordnance Survey maps is authorised under various licences depending on the use of the mapping.Customer Service Centre, Romsey Road, Southampton SO16 4GUTel: 023 8030 5030Fax: 023 8079 2615Email: The Performing Right Society (PRS) is a non-profit making membership organisation of composers, songwriters, authors and publishers of music of all styles. The essential function of PRS is to collect and distribute music royalties on behalf of its members.
Copyright House, 29-33 Berners Street, London W1T 3AB
Tel: 020 7580 5544
Fax: 020 7306 4455Email:

Periodical Publishers Association – PPA
The Periodical Publishers Association (PPA) is the organisation for magazine and business-to-business media publishers in the UK. PPA’s role is to promote and protect the interests of the industry in general, and member companies in particular.
Queens House, 28 Kingsway, London WC2B 6JR
Tel: 020 7404 4166
Fax: 020 7404 4167
Email:mailto:info1@ppa.co.uk
www.ppa.co.uk

Phonographic Performance Ltd – PPL
PPL collects and distributes airplay and public performance royalties in
the UK on behalf of over 3,500 record companies and 40,000 performers.
PPL licenses on behalf of its members, comprising mainly record companies, the public performance, broadcasting and cable programme rights in the main repertoire of sound recordings protected in the UK.
1 Upper James Street, London W1F 9DE
Tel: 020 7534 1000
Fax: 020 7534 1111
Email: 
info@ppluk.com
www.ppluk.com

Poetry Society
The Society is the only national organisation solely dedicated to the promotion of poets and poetry and is a registered charity. Around 4,000 teachers, librarians, booksellers, journalists and readers and writers of poetry all over the world are members. The Society produces Britain’s leading poetry magazine, Poetry Review.
22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX
Tel: 020 7420 9880
Fax: 020 7240 4818
Email:
mailto:info@poetrysociety.org.uk
www.poetrysociety.org.uk

Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television – Pact
Pact is the UK trade association that represents and promotes the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies.
Procter House, 1 Procter Street, Holborn, London WC1V 6DW
Tel: 020 7067 4367Email: enquiries@pact.co.uk
www.pact.co.uk

Public Lending Right – PLR The Public Lending Right (PLR) is the right allowing authors to receive payment under PLR legislation for the loans of their books by UK public libraries.
To qualify for payment, applicants must register their books. Payments are made annually on the basis of loans data collected from a sample of public libraries in the UK.
Richard House, Sorbonne Close, Stockton-on-Tess TS17 6DA
Tel: 01642 604 699
Fax: 01642 615 641

www.plr.uk.com
PPL collects and distributes airplay and public performance royalties inthe UK on behalf of over 3,500 record companies and 40,000 performers.PPL licenses on behalf of its members, comprising mainly record companies, the public performance, broadcasting and cable programme rights in the main repertoire of sound recordings protected in the UK.1 Upper James Street, London W1F 9DETel: 020 7534 1000Fax: 020 7534 1111
Pact is the UK trade association that represents and promotes the commercial interests of independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies.Procter House, 1 Procter Street, Holborn, London WC1V 6DWTel: 020 7067 4367

Publishers Association
The Publishers Association is the leading trade organisation serving
book, journal and electronic publishers in the UK. It brings publishers together to discuss the main issues facing the industry and to define the practical policies that will take the industry forward.29b Montague Street, London WC1B 5BW
Tel: 020 7691 9191
Fax: 020 7691 9199
Email: 
mail@publishers.org.uk
www.publishers.org.uk

Publishers Licensing Society – PLS
PLS represents the interests of publishers in the collective licensing of photocopying and digitisation. Together with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, PLS owns and directs the Copyright Licensing Agency and works in partnership with the Design and Artists Copyright Society.
PLS is owned by the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, the Periodical Publishers Association, and the Publishers Association.37 – 41 Gower Street, London WC1E 6HH
Tel: 020 7299 7730
Fax: 020 7299 7780
Email:
pls@pls.org.uk
www.pls.org.uk

Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy is an independent fine arts institution which supports contemporary artists and promotes interest in the arts through a comprehensive and ambitious exhibition programme.Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
Tel: 020 7300 8000
Fax: 020 7300 8001
www.royalacademy.org.uk

Royal Photographic Society – RPS
The RPS, founded in 1853, exists to promote every aspect of photography.
It does so by organising lectures, workshops and other educational activities; by mounting exhibitions; by publications; and by maintaining an outstanding collection of photographic books, images and equipment.
Fenton House, 122 Wells Road, Bath BA2 3AH
Tel: 01225 325733
Email: 
reception@rps.org
www.rps.org

Publishing Scotland
Launched in April 2007, Publishing Scotland has grown from the Scottish Publishers Association. It adds a development role, integrating new technologies in all formats with traditional publishing and provides a networking and training opportunity for organisations and individuals in the industry.Scottish Book Centre, 137 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1BG
Tel: 0131 228 6866
Fax: 0131 228 3220
Email: 
mailto:enquiries@scottishbooks.org
www.publishingscotland.org

Society of Authors
The Society of Authors is a non profit-making organisation, founded in 1884, “to protect the rights and further the interests of authors”. The Society now has over 7,500 members.84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB
Tel: 020 7373 6642
Fax: 020 7373 5768
Email: 
mailto:info@societyofwriters.org
www.societyofauthors.orgThe Society of Authors is a non profit-making organisation, founded in 1884, “to protect the rights and further the interests of authors”. The Society now has over 7,500 members.

The UK Intellectual Property Office – IPO
The UK IPO (formerly known as the Patent Office) aims to stimulate innovation and enhance the international competitiveness of British industry and commerce. They offer customers an accessible, high quality, value for money system both national and international, for granting intellectual property rights.
Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, South Wales NP10 8QQ
Tel: 0845 950 0505
Fax:  01633 817 777
Email: 
mailto:copyright@patent.gov.uk
www.ipo.gov.uk
 


UK Music
UK Music is a new umbrella organisation representing the collective interests of the UK’s commercial music industry from artists, musicians, songwriters and composers to major and independent records labels, managers, music publishers, studio producers and collecting societies.26 Berners Street, London W1P 4AA
Tel: 020 7306 4446
Fax: 020 7306 4449
Email: 
ukmusic@ukmusic.org
www.ukmusic.org

Writers’ Guild of Great Britain
The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain is the trade union representing writers in TV, radio, theatre, books, poetry, film and video games.15 Britannia Street, London W1CX 9JN
Tel: 020 7833 0777
Fax: 020 7833 4777
Email: 
admin@writersguild.org.ukThe Writers’ Guild of Great Britain is the trade union representing writers in TV, radio, theatre, books, poetry, film and video games.
 


The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd,
Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London EC1N 8TS UK
Tel 020 7400 3100   Fax 020 7400 3101  
Email cla@cla.co.uk  
www.cla.co.uk
Registered in England. Reg no. 1690026

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