Tickets for the first event can be purchased from Eventbrite here. On Monday February 25, 2019 on the University Victoria Campus, join us for a Copyright 101 Workshop. With the massive amount of media being easily shared digitally, how do we know what’s fair to use or what others can use of ours? Recent […]
Copyright for Artists With the massive amount of media being easily shared digitally, how do we know what’s fair to use or what others can use of ours? Recent court cases with Canadian artists emphasize the importance of understanding copyright. Presenting and accessing creative works – art, photography, video, writing, music – is easier than […]
Please see the Pacific Legal Education and Outreach (PLEO) letter to the Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture about the organization’s position in BC’s arts and culture sector: PLEO letter to Beare Please add your name to the following list if you support PLEO and/or have received services: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lH1uXnJBUtYJ2DQ8KgHwdBJRD924TC5cx4uXq1FRvjE/edit#gid=0
Check out this article written by Elena Goukassian about a 13-year old challenging Scholastic’s copyright policies for its art and writing competitions.
Check out this article written by Eileen Kinsella about the way forward after the 5Pointz case in which developer Gerald Wolkoff was ordered to pay a staggering $6.7 million to a group of graffiti artists for painting over their work without warning in 2013.
…..that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office hosts free events across the country? The topics range from “Trademarks 101,” Protecting your IP abroad,” and “IP Commercialization.” Check out their calendar here: https://www.ic.gc.ca/app/scr/crmsri/cipo/events/ Some of the events are also hosted as webinars if you can’t make it in person.
Read the article written by Guy Osborn, Professor of Law at the University of Westminster and Simon Anderson, musician, composer and music publisher published today on the Quietus: Get The Lawyers In! Experts On The Del Rey vs Radiohead vs Hollies Case