Advanced Copyright Law - Key Areas in Depth
Assuming a detailed working knowledge of copyright law and practice this full day course will consider a number of key areas in some depth which are rarely covered in copyright sessions.
What You Will Learn
This course will cover the following:
- Can there be copyright for a work created ‘solely’ by AI (Artificial Intelligence) or an animal?
- 'Agreements to agree' clauses, typically in respect of assignments and licenses - are they always enforceable?
- When might an agreement described as an assignment be held to be a licence - and a licence held to be an assignment? Copyright and conflict of laws in relation to assignments and licences, especially in respect of domestic and foreign law ‘reverter’ provisions
- The application of moral rights in practice and damages for their infringement
- Aggravated damages
- Copyright in buildings and architects' plans and drawings. Is there always a right of panorama?
- The position of 'ghost writers'
- Incidental inclusion: What might ‘incidental’ refer to in practice?
- A discussion on the boundaries of artistic works
- Copyrighting subsisting in a work which infringes another
- The still continuing 'carry overs' from the Copyright Act 1911 (and 1956), including the little known 'automatic' assignment reverter provisions
- Assignor's right to royalties - the potentially serious problem of assigning copyright in exchange for, or partly for, royalty payments
- Fiduciary duties of publisher-assignees
- Unpublished works
- Crown copyright
Quick Quiz - Test Your Knowledge: Just click Copyright
9:30am - 5:15pm
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