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Copyright Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to set terms of licences of foreign copyrights

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Re: BBC & Anor v Mechanical Copyright Society & Ors [2018] EWHC 2931 (Ch)

The Copyright Tribunal does not have jurisdiction under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, s 126 to set the terms of licences of foreign copyrights; but that it nevertheless has the power in some circumstances to make an order in respect of the whole of a licence which covers both UK copyrights and foreign copyrights.