Representation & Policy

ALPSP Representation and ALPSP Policy Bulletin

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World map colourful graphicALPSP works to represent the views of the scholarly publishing community, and not-for-profit publishers in particular, through a range of policy work. We monitor and assess the impact of public consultations and changes to law worldwide to assist our members in adapting to legislative changes and the wider political environment. Work in this area includes:

  • Summary briefings on key public consultations
  • Outlines of the latest policy developments and how they may affect members
  • Representation of the issues that not-for-profit publishers face to politicians and other stakeholder groups
  • Survey of members to gain input on areas of interest
  • Responses to public consultations on behalf of members.

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ALPSP Policy Bulletin

Brought to you by the ALPSP Copyright Committee, this quarterly bulletin will bring you up to date on policy and legislation related topics.  Only available to ALPSP Members.

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09 March 2021

ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 21: March 2021

Contents EU domain names post Brexit Orphan works post Brexit EU Commission publishes draft adequacy decision for transfers of personal data from EEA to UK UK IPO consultation on copyright exhaustion Rights Retention Strategy: An update Ma... read more

18 December 2020

ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 20: December 2020

Contents Brexit: Intellectual Property update Data protection and Brexit Exhaustion of IP rights and parallel trade from 1 January 2021 ALPSP cOAlition S webinar Japan, India and Australia copyright law updates Short notes Brexit: Intel... read more

24 September 2020

ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 19: September 2020

Contents ALPSP submissions and statements Updates from Europe Impact of recent CJEU decision on data flows outside the UK/EU Update on the UK collective licensing response to COVID-19 Supplemental links to select RRO responses to COVID-19 ... read more

01 June 2020

ALPSP Policy Bulletin, Issue 18: June 2020

Contents COVID-19: Force majeure & frustration Extended copyright licensing during the pandemic CCC launches Education Continuity License Response to OSTP Request for Information Open Library and the Emergency Library US Copyright Offi... read more

06 May 2020

Response to OSTP Request for Information

The Copyright Committee (CC) of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) has submitted a response to the request for information and to engage in the dialogue on public access to federally funded research. read more