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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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  • 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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  • I work in film – what do I need to know about copyright?

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    Copyright is a bundle of rights attached to ownership of the copyright work. In the context of film, the most important rights in the film include the right to: reproduce the film: this means…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • I work in film – what sort of distribution agreement do I need?

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    Usually, the owner of copyright in the film (the production company/financier) will enter into one or several distribution agreements to circulate the film to the widest audience. The important…
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    Published: 01.11.08 at 09:30

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  • Copyleft

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    'Copyleft' was coined by artist Ray Johnson to describe his appropriation of images that he then distributed in a non-commercial manner as mail art or as gifts. The phrase has been adopted, particularly…
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    Published: 01.01.06 at 09:30

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  • Copyright

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    The group term for the rights connected to the publication and dissemination of original works. Different rights apply according to the nature of the work, which could be literary, artistic or…
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    Published: 01.01.06 at 09:30

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  • Who owns commissioned artwork? The artistic, legal and ethical implications of the commissioning process

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    History reveals that the relationship between artists, their commissioners and collectors has always been fraught; from Whistlers' famous dispute in the 19th century with Lord Eden over a commissioned…
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    Published: 28.05.09 at 13:56

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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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  • Is your content being recycled?

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    As content outsourcing grows, Indian providers will have to be mindful of their content asset management systems and processes says Arun Katiyar The May 2009 edition of The Hartford Advocate and…
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    Published: 08.06.09 at 16:01

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