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  • How to protect your work online

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    It is very hard to enforce your IP rights internationally, particularly in relation to the internet which enables downloading on a vast scale. Even where it is clear your IP rights are recognised…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • Own-it Copyright Factsheet

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    A movie, a song, a desk, a dress... copyright, which protects many types of creative work, is at the heart of legal protection for all these things. This guide sets out the basics of the copyright…
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    Published: 01.11.05 at 09:30

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  • Own-it Patent Factsheet

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    Windsurfers, corkscrews and lighting systems can all benefit from patent protection. This factsheet will help you find out whether your product or process could benefit too. Photo credit: Joan…
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  • Own-it Confidentiality Factsheet

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    Confidentiality and the law of confidence is concerned with secrets of all kinds. Good business practice involves being aware of information you've produced that should be treated as confidential…
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    Published: 01.11.05 at 09:30

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  • Own-it Creative Commons Factsheet

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    If you're using the internet to showcase and distribute your work, or if you like the idea of collaborating online, then you might be interested in a 'Creative Commons' licence for your copyright…
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    Published: 01.11.05 at 09:30

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  • What are IP rights? Why do I need to know about them?

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    IP rights enable creators to control and exploit their creative works. From art works to fashion designs from software to furniture, from technological inventions to music, IP rights guarantee…
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    Published: 01.12.08 at 10:30

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  • Changing channels: IP and digital media

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    The internet has radically changed the way we consume content. We download music; stream video content online through the likes of the BBC iPlayer; and the net is, for most of us, our primary source…
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    Published: 01.05.09 at 09:30

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  • Back stage: The IP behind the curtain

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    Although the spotlight is normally on the actors on the stage, it takes collaboration between many specialists to deliver a theatre performance. This podcast focuses on the people back stage, such…
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    Published: 01.05.09 at 10:00

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  • Moving image archives, copyright and the digital age

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    Do you have a film archive? Would you like to make it accessible to others, but are not sure where to start? These podcasts will give you the vital legal information you need to begin using your…
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    Published: 28.05.09 at 14:01

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