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  • What do I need to do if somebody takes photographs of my designs at a trade show? Do they need permission?

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    Worried about people taking random photographs at trade shows where you are showing your new designs? Read our new FAQ to find out what rights apply, what remedies you have when somebody…
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    Published: 28.08.12 at 12:14

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  • Artlaw - legal advice and free advice for artists

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    Artlaw is a first-stop-shop for visual artists and craftspeople for any arts-related legal information. It contains an archive of over 300 legal related articles written by Henry Lydiate for Art…
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    Published: 21.07.11 at 12:38

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  • Own-it Orphan Works Factsheet

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    It is a fundamental principle of copyright law that the copyright owner has the right not just to charge money for the use of his work, but also to refuse permission to use it altogether. It is…
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  • Own-it Factsheet on Clearing Music Rights

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    The production of music involves multiple creative contributions which give rise to a number of legal rights for example, copyright and performers' rights. Before you use a piece of music you need…
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    Published: 13.09.11 at 12:11

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  • Who owns the copyright in the photograph?

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    According to the Copyright Designs and Patents Act the first owner of any copyright is the creator of that work. Interpreting this literally would suggest that, in the case of photographs, this…
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    Published: 26.09.11 at 16:20

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  • Copyright or design right?

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    Is my work protected by copyright or design rights? This is a question that is not always easy to answer as there is a significant overlap between the two. This FAQ attempts to explain instances…
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    Published: 28.09.11 at 11:39

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  • How to have a good trade show – the legal and organisational framework

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    Going to a fair with your new designs requires a lot of preparation and consideration - and some of it should address legal issues. Jewellery designer Angie Boothroyd talks about why she shows…
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    Published: 19.10.11 at 12:08

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  • Your online showcase – from commissioning a designer to good customer service

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    Is your website doing the job? And do you know what you need to do if you hold customers' data? Or who owns copyright in your website? Porcelain gift designer Jo Heckett talks about her journey…
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    Published: 19.10.11 at 12:53

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  • Approaches to Selling Part 1: making it yourself

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    When producing one-off artistic work in an applied art context it's not at all clear which intellectual property right applies. For further information see our FAQ - Copyright or design right…
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    Published: 19.10.11 at 13:09

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