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Wednesday 17 May 2017

Understanding Copyright

This was an excellent course; a dynamic, whistlestop tour but thoroughly enjoyable! I’d highly recommend this to anyone in the industry. Pippa’s fantastic!”

Angela Bianchi, SAGE Publishing

Please contact Melissa Marshall to find out if this course is running in 2018. If you are interested in running this in-house contact amanda.whiting@alpsp.org - this option is available to ALPSP members only.

Overview

This course provides an essential introduction to copyright law and how it is used in practice. Delegates will gain an understanding of the legal publishing landscape, and be able to make sense of their own organization’s contracts and licences.

Programme

  • What exactly is copyright: who owns it and who can enforce it?
  • Moral rights: what they are and how they affect publishers
  • International copyright framework: how it all fits
  • Managing permissions: what to ask and what to record
  • When you don’t need permission: ‘Fair dealing’ and ‘Fair use’ provisions
  • Making permissions easier: blanket licences, bilateral agreements and outsourcing
  • Introduction to Creative Commons and other online licences.

What will you learn?

Understand the principles of copyright and how it works in an international digital and print environment; ensure that the moral rights of creators are upheld; understand permission systems and best use of Reproduction Rights Organizations (RROs) and outsourcing; understand the basics of online licensing in an open access or subscription-based environment.

Who should attend (Level 1)

People starting out in a rights or licensing role or with one to two years’ publishing experience in editorial and production functions in large and small organizations.

Delegate Comments

“Very well presented course that gave me a lot to think about - and answered a lot of questions.”Gary Bell, RCNi

"Course tutors extremely knowledgeable and approachable. I’ve left the course feeling well informed and confident.” Laura Longworth, Channel View Publications

Tutors

Pippa Smart, PSP Consulting

Pippa Smart 2014Pippa is a research, communication and publishing consultant, working for her own company, PSP Consulting. She has been in scholarly publishing for over 20 years, working for CAB International, Blackwell (Wiley) and Cambridge University Press. She then became Head of Publishing at INASP, directing initiatives to support research publishers within Africa, South East Asia and Latin America. She specializes in editorial strategies and copyright, and has developed many training courses as well as providing advisory services for journal publishers around the world. She is the editor/author of the monthly ALPSP Alert newsletter, and also the Editor-in-Chief of Learned Publishing.

Tim Ryan, Memery Crystal

Tim RyanTim is a commercial lawyer whose practice includes publishing (digital and print), digital media and technology. He advises various national and international media organizations, technology companies and other businesses ranging from start-ups to listed companies. He advises on a range of matters from intellectual property, including copyright, to data protection and e-privacy. As well as working in private practice, Tim has headed-up the legal team within a large multi-national company and held various board positions.


This course will commence at 09:30 (registration, with tea/coffee, from 09:00) and end at approximately 17:00.
Members           £372.00 (+ VAT where applicable)
Non Members   £541.00 (+VAT where applicable)
Academic          £409.00 (+VAT where applicable)
Venue: West One (De Vere), 9-10 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PR, T: +44 (0)207 034 9700 (Map)
Contact: Melissa Marshall  T: +44 (0)1622 871035 E: Melissa.marshall@alpsp.org

How to book
Please note that you will need to log in to your account or register a new account to book a place on this training course. If you have any questions about this please email Melissa Marshall or any of theALPSP team
(17005UCR)

Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Wed 17 May 2017
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