Luther Pendragon (a consultancy) provides secretariat services to the group on behalf of the Alliance Against IP Theft
Alliance Against IP Theft
AS is, unfortunately, to be expected this organisation is full of corporations who prefer jailing kids than to providing their products in a way that customers find acceptable and affordable.
Anti-Copying in Design
ACID is a membership, lobbying and legal organisation dedicated to protecting the rights of designers against plagiarism.
Anti Counterfeiting Group
The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) is a not for profit trade association representing the interests of UK and multinational companies which manufacture everything from toothpaste and mobile phones, to chocolate and car parts. ACG members also include lawyers, trade mark agents and brand protection specialists, creating a unique environment for anti-counterfeiting interests to flourish and collaborate.
Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society
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.
British Brands Group
The British Brands Group is a non-profit-making organisation. Its primary role is to speak out authoritatively on behalf of brands and represent them collectively when commercial and regulatory issues threaten both their value and their ability to be a positive force in society.
British Jewellery and Giftware Federation
The Federation represents trade associations which represent some of the most creative and vital companies in Britain with members at the forefront of surface coating technology, the design, manufacture and supply of jewellery, giftware, travel goods and accessories, housewares, DIY, hardware and much more.
BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) Limited
The BPI is the representative voice of the UK recorded music business with membership including the UK’s four major record labels and hundreds of independent music companies. BPI members account for approximately 90% of all recorded music sold in the UK, and globally the UK’s recorded music market is the third biggest.
British Video Association
The BVA represents the interests of publishers and rights owners of video home entertainment. Its primary role is to maintain a business environment with the least regulatory burdens and optimal conditions to enable publishers to carry out their commercial activities and to provide a service to all members, big and small, in areas where companies can act more effectively with one voice. of video home entertainment.
Business Software Alliance
Business Software Alliance (BSA) is a nonprofit trade association created to advance the goals of the software industry and its hardware partners. Headquartered in Washington, DC, BSA is active in more than 80 countries, with dedicated staff in 11 offices around the globe.
Cinema Exhibitors Association
The CEA represents the interests of around 90 per cent of UK cinema operators by number and market share and advocates on behalf of this sector at international, national, regional and local level. This includes lobbying and working with Government at all levels, with other sectors of the film industry, particularly distribution, as well as working with others to promote the value of cinema to the wider public.
Copyright Licensing Agency
CLA is owned by authors and publishers and protects the value of their creativity by enabling them to get a fair reward when their works are copied. CLA does this by licensing organisations to copy articles and extracts from books, journals, magazines and digital titles.
Design and Artists Copyright Society
DACS is the UK’s leading copyright and collecting society for artists and visual creators, helping them receive recognition and reward for their work.
Educational Recording Agency
On behalf of its Members ERA operates a Licensing Scheme 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.
Entertainment Retailers Association
The Entertainment Retailers Association is a UK trade organisation formed specifically to act as a forum for the retail and wholesale sectors of the music, video, DVD and Multimedia products industry. It communicates and negotiates with government departments and local authorities on behalf of its members, monitors legislation affecting its members and opposes any legislation which might be contrary to members’ interests.
Federation Against Copyright Theft
FACT is the enforcement wing of the audio-visual industry. Its primary purpose is to protect the United Kingdom’s film and broadcasting industry against counterfeiting, copyright and trade mark infringements.
Film Distributors Association
Film Distributors’ Association Ltd. (FDA) is the trade body for theatrical film distributors in the UK – the companies that release films for UK cinema audiences, representing a distribution stance in regular representations to and consultations with the UK Film Council, the government and other trade organisations in the film industry.
Motion Picture Association
The U.S. film industry provides the majority of home entertainment products seen in millions of homes throughout the world. This complex audiovisual industry is represented globally by the Motion Picture Association.
The Premier League was formed in 1992 and is the league competition in which the top twenty football clubs in England participate. The popularity of the Premier League has steadily increased over the years with the 2008/09 season seeing stadia over 92% full on average and matches broadcast in 211 countries around the world.
The Publishers Association
The Publishers Association (PA) is the leading trade organisation serving book, journal, audio and electronic publishers in the UK.
Publishers Licensing Society
PLS is a not-for-profit organisation and has mandates from over 2200 UK publishers ranging from multinationals to single title publishers, charitable societies to academic associations. PLS’s sole objective is to serve the UK publishing industry by working to protect publishers’ rights, and to lead on industry-wide initiatives involving rights management and collective licensing.
PRS for Music
PRS for Music is one of the world’s most efficient combined rights collecting operations. Offering its members more money, more often, at less cost and its customers the most efficient means by which they can use music.
The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment
UKIE represents almost all the major companies concerned with the publishing and distribution of interactive leisure and entertainment software in the UK. UKIE works to protect, promote and provide for the interests of all its members, as well as addressing issues that affect the industry as a whole.
Video Standards Council
The VSC is a not-for-profit organisation which oversees a code of practice designed to promote high standards in the video and computer game industries.