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Duration of Copyright UK Law

Type of work

When does copyright expire?

Literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works

70 years from the end of the calendar year in which the author dies.

Works of unknown authorship

70 years from the end of the calendar year in which the work is made. However, if the work is made available to the public during that time then copyright expires 70 years from the end of the calendar year in which it is first made publicly available.

Computer- generated works

50 years form the end of the calendar year in which the work is made.

Sound recordings

50 years from the end of the calendar year in which the recording is made.  However if during that period the recording is published, copyright expires 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which it is first published.  If the recording is not published by is otherwise communicated to the public, then copyright expires 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which it is first so made available.


70 years from the end of the calendar year of the death of the last to die of the following persons: the principal director; the author of the screenplay; the author of the dialogue; and the composer of music specifically created and used in the film.

Broadcasts and cable programmes

50 years from the end of the calendar year in which the broadcast is delivered.

Typographical arrangements of published editions

25 years from the end of the calendar year in which the edition is first published.

Crown copyright literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works

125 years from the end of the calendar year in which the work is made; or if published commercially within 75 years from the end of the calendar year it is made; or 50 years from the end of the calendar year in which it is first so published, whichever period is shorter.


In general terms it is the year of the photographer’s death plus 70 years or, if anonymous, 70 years from creation or, if made available to the public, 70 years from the end of the year in which that occurred. However, there is a complication in relation to photographs taken before 1 January 1996.  This is clearly and concisely explained on the government’s intellectual property web-site.  See www.intellectual- and particularly www.intellectual-


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Your complaint will be acknowledged within 14 working days of receipt.