The Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Propert: Where next? - Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Contents

Annex: Glossary

Glossary of abbreviations

Berne  The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Work, 1886

CDPA      The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

DCE      Digital Copyright Exchange (proposed)

DEA      Digital Economy Act 2010

Infosoc Directive  EU Directive 2001/29 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society

IP      Intellectual Property

IPO      Intellectual Property Office

IPR(s)      Intellectual Property Rights(s)

ISP(s)      Internet service providers(s)

Three-step test  The test for an acceptable exception to copyright under Berne, set out in paragraphs 16 and 17 of this Report

SME(s)      Small and medium-sized enterprise(s)

UPC      Unified Patents Court

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