Directory: Creative Industries Resource Centre
Advertising & Marketing
Brand Licensing trade fair
Europe’s largest brand licensing trade fair is held annually in London.
Guardian Newspaper's Media Law section
The Guardian newspaper runs a snappy online section covering recent hot topics and trends in media law. As well as courtroom drama reports, the site includes the latest news on the legal side of advertising, sponsorship deals, celebrity endorsements and controversies within the photography/media world (usually involving Photoshop and accusations of the publication of doctored images.)
Registration (free of charge) is required to access this part of the Guardian site.
New Media Knowledge
New Media Knowledge is a learning and business information resource for companies and individuals working in digital interactive media.
It recently joined forces with ISBA, the representative body for UK advertisers, and the IPA, representing communications agencies, to develop and launch a specialist ‘Model Contract’ for website design and maintenance. The contract is available free of charge to members of the NMK community – see here for details.
PCAM -Producers and Composers of Applied Music
The UK trade association for producers and composers who work primarily in commissioned music for advertising, television programmes and feature films.
The site contains downloadabe contracts including licensing and copyright. Their helpline can be called by anyone and currently costs 60 pence per minute.