publication . Research . 2020

Intellectual Property and 'Terms of Trade': The Challenges for Entertainment Businesses in the Emerging Platform Economy

Alae-Carew, Naysun;
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  • Published: 19 Jun 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
For the last two decades, the industrial organization of the UK screen sector has been shaped by the so-called ‘Terms of Trade’. 'Terms of Trade' are codes of practice adopted by public service broadcasters, regulated by Ofcom under the 2003 Communications Act. Under these terms, independent producers retain ownership of the intellectual property rights in their programmes. Commissioners typically receive a licence for a package of primary rights in their home market for a specific period. Revenues from international sales are split. The paper explores investment decisions and business models that evolved in response to this intervention, and how they are changi...
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