There is a wealth of information about all areas of intellectual property online. Below is a list of the ones we believe are the most relevant in this context, but this list is by no means exhaustive. [If you have an education resource that you think will be useful for our students please feel free to get in touch to be added to the list.]

The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

The UK Intellectual Property Office website

The Intellectual Property Office YouTube Channel – useful videos explaining areas on IP

The World Intellectual Property Office Website

The Copyright Hub – a licensing hub for copyright material

Cracking Ideas – IP educational resources from the UK government

IPKat – an international blog covering all areas of IP

QLegal – Educational resources and tool kits on hot topics of IP

Copyrightuser – an online resource about copyright, for creators

The Fashion Law blog – a blog covering all things legal and fashion

Copyright Literacy – educational games to learn about copyright

IPFoundry – IP information resource from Kilburn & Strode

Intellectual Property Awareness Network – Briefs on important topics of IP

1709 Blog: a blog dedicated to all things copyright

British Copyright Council – Protecting and promoting UK copyright

The Copyright Licencing Agency – UK collective licencing for print and digital publications

BBC Filmmaking Guide: Answering common filmmaker questions

Fashion Law & Business Blog bridging the gap between fashion, law and business

Artquest Advice, information and opportunities for visual artists

UAL library Referencing, Citation & Copyright

Patsnap Academy: Free online video courses on intellectual property


List of UK Collecting Societies: 

Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS)

Artists’ Collecting Society (ACS)

Broadcasting Data Services (BDS)

British Equity Collecting Society (BECS)

Christian Copyright Licensing International United Kingdom, Christian Video Licensing International United Kingdom

Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA)

Design and Artists Copyright Society (DACS)

Directors UK (D-UK)

Educational Recording Agency (ERA)

Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC)

Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA)

Open University Worldwide (OUW)

PRS for Music, Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL)

Publishers Licensing Society (PLS)