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  • How to copyright your work

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    Copyright gives those who invest the skill and effort to create original work the right to prevent others from copying them. There is no copyright in ideas or concepts, but rather in the expression…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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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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  • I work in film, video or TV – what do I need to know about IP?

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    Creators involved in the production of film, video and television material confront many complex IP-related issues, including: Copyright and Related Rights Performers' Rights Moral Rights…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • I work in music – what do I need to know about IP?

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    The production of music involves multiple creative contributions including from composers/songwriters, musicians and producers. This means that any musical recording, for example, a CD, is likely…
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  • Is downloading music from the internet legal?

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    No! Unless the music you download has been specifically licensed by the copyright owners in the music through an authorised source (for example, iTunes) you will be infringing the different copyrights…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • What works qualify for copyright?

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    The following are the main areas that benefit from copyright protection: Literary works, such as books and poems. This also includes computer programmes or anything expressed in writing;…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • What does © mean?

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    If you can obtain copyright protection just by writing something on paper why does the following, for example © Jo Smyth 1970, appear on books, drawings etc? The use of the copyright symbol…
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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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  • Who owns the copyright to a film script?

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    Joint-authors of film scripts are treated in law as being joint-owners of the copyright in the film script (which can be both a literary and dramatic work). The problem is proving that you are…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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