Under the present system, educational establishments receive permission to copy and re-use hundreds of thousands of published works, and thousands of hours of broadcast content, for a moderate annual fee through the licensing schemes operated by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and Educational Recording Agency (ERA) respectively.
What does CLA stand for?
CLA stands for Copyright Licensing Agency (London, England)
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See other definitions of CLA
We have 334 other meanings of CLA in our Acronym Attic
- COMSAT Link Accelerator
- Concept Lattices and their Applications
- Congenital Lactic Acidosis
- Conjugated Linoleic Acid
- Consumer Leasing Act
- Contributor License Agreement (intellectual property)
- Control Law Accelerator (Texas Instruments)
- Conventional Land Attack
- Convertible Loan Agreement (contracts)
- Coordinating Lead Author
- Copyright Licensing Association
- Core Logistics Analysis
- Corporate License Agreement
- Countergravity Low pressure Air melt
- Country Land and Business Association
- Country Landowners Association
- Coupled Loads Analysis
- Creative Learning Academy (various locations)
- Credit Limit Amount
- Creeping Line Ahead (search and rescue search pattern)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Copyright Licensing Agency CLA is a non profit-making company that works on behalf of authors and publishers to license organisations to copy from books, journals and periodicals.
Byline: By John Duckers Business Editor The Copyright Licensing Agency has been slammed for inducing employees to blow the whistle on firms illegally photocopying or scanning published material.
M2 BEST BOOKS-(C)2000-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD The UK's Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), which licenses organisations for photocopying and scanning, paid out a record sum to copyright holders in the year 2002/03.
Byline: Helen Logan Teesside businesses photocopying from books, magazines and journals protected by copyright, without permission from the copyright owner or a licence from The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), are probably breaking the law.
Businesses could gain from a new small business licence introduced by the Copyright Licensing Agency.
Moderated by Richard Dale Kelly, the panelists are Kevin Fitzgerald - Copyright Licensing Agency, Rob Haggart - A Photo Editor, Henry Oh - Transpecific Media and Stephen Mayes - VII.
The main sources of fees due are secondary royalties from: photocopying (through the Copyright Licensing Agency which is jointly owned by the ALCS and the Publishers Licensing Society); international Public Lending Right; cable retransmission; fees from the Educational Recording Agency (ERA) and sources such as blank tape and machine levies for private copying and small miscellaneous literary rights.