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Researchers Workshop - COPYRIGHT UPDATE

25 March 2015

Getty Images, 101 Bayham Street, London, NW1 0AG

SCHEDULE

1815 Doors open

1830 Welcome by Getty Images Senior Director of Broadcast and Newspapers Chris Prior

1845 Getty Images broadcast team to give an overview of current issues for the Researchers

1900 Representative from BRIFFA – Intellectual Property Lawyers – will give an update on recent changes in copyright law in the UK and overseas which could affect the work of Footage/Stills Researchers and indeed provide new opportunities e.g. Exceptions to Copyright, Orphan Works and the UK Intellectual Property Office’s guidance for diligent search in order to obtain a licence. This will be followed by a Q&A on all areas of copyright prompted by those attending.

2100 approx. End

If you have any copyright related questions that you would like to be answered on the evening, please add to your booking form.

 For your information here are some links on the FOCAL website which will give a background to some current issues for discussion:
http://www.focalint.org/assets/files/focal_international_hargreaves_update_2014_06_03.pdf
http://www.focalint.org/footage-and-content-gallery/orphan-works
http://www.focalint.org/footage-skills-and-services/diligent-search

TO REGISTER PLEASE USE BOOK EVENT BUTTON ABOVE

Please note this event is for FOCAL International Researchers Members only to attend.