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Intellectual Property Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast Jonathan Cornthwaite from Wedlake Bell LLP outlines the essential characteristics of copyright law. He sets out the type of works copyright law does not protect, who owns copyright and how long copyright lasts for. He also provides a detailed overview of the rights copyright law gives, how those rights may be infringed and how copyright law can be enforced against infringers.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the essential characteristics of copyright law;
  • Be aware of which works copyright protects;
  • Understand what the requirements are for copyright to subsist;
  • Know how ownership of copyright is regulated;
  • Have considered the rights copyright gives;
  • Have an understanding of how copyright law is coping with the challenges of online infringement.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Digital Economy Act 2010;
  • NLA v Meltwater [2010] EWHC 3099 (Ch).

In this CPDcast Jonathan Cornthwaite from Wedlake Bell LLP outlines the essential characteristics of copyright.

Date Recorded: 30th August 2013

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