With the explosion of content available, on the internet but also in print, wide use of social media and ease of dissemination, it’s more important than ever to know who has the rights to content and who can exploit it. Now fully revised and condensed to a half-day online course, Copyright - the basics covers ownership of print and digital copyright.
There will be time for discussion and questions during the course.
Who is it for?
Anyone who is involved in the creation and publication of copyright material and use of services and content online.
What will you achieve?
On completing this course you’ll be able to:
Copyright - the basics is broken down into two x 1.5 hour sessions, with a break in between. It will run during the morning from 9am to 12.30pm. To join the course, you will need access to a computer, tablet or laptop with a camera and microphone. The course will be delivered via Zoom Pro with attendant security levels. You will need to activate a free Zoom account to join the course. This takes two minutes and does not require any payment. It is purely for administrative purposes.
Any information to be completed beforehand will be sent via email.
If you have any concerns about technical requirements or access please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (+44) 020 8874 2718.
“I thoroughly enjoyed the course. There was a good balance between interactivity and listening/note-taking. I understand a lot more of the situations in which there is risk of copyright infringement.” Witherby Publishing Group delegate
“I have a more thorough understanding of copyright and how it applies to print and digital publishing.” Freelance Editor
“The course has helped cement the knowledge I already had and increased my understanding of copyright issues and exceptions.” Welbeck Publishing delegate
Marjon Esfandiary has worked as a commercial lawyer specialising in intellectual property rights for over 20 years. She is a solicitor qualified in England and Wales and Scotland, has a post graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law from Bristol University and an MBA from London Business School.
She is currently Head of Legal & Policy at Publishers' Licensing Services Ltd. Prior to that she was a senior lawyer at Hachette UK responsible for legal advice to Hodder Education and legal advice on compliance, including Data Protection, across the Hachette UK Group.
She also worked as an IP/Commercial lawyer at Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever for 14 years, initially in the UK legal team and later as European General Counsel for different product category teams. Her role included advising on protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights, sales and marketing of branded consumer products.Terms & Conditions
A number of discounts are available
To join the course, you will need access to a computer, tablet or laptop with a camera and microphone. You will need to activate a free Zoom account to join the course. This takes two minutes and does not require any payment. It is purely for administrative purposes.