IAP Virtual (part of International Academic Projects (IAP) Virtual Seminar: 'Copyright for Conservators (and others!)'

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Thursday, 13 August, 2020 - 14:00

IAP Virtual (part of International Academic Projects (IAP)) is pleased to offer a virtual seminar 'Copyright for Conservators (and others!)' at 2pm, British Summer Time on 13th August

This is a small group seminar (limited to 25 persons) which will consist of a 40 minute presentation by Bernard Horrocks* followed by 20 minutes of discussion and questions.

Topics covered will include:
• Overview of Intellectual Property Rights
• Overview of Copyright – what it is, what it protects, how long it lasts, what rights you get, the exceptions etc.
• Moral rights of artists / estates, relating to integrity of their work
• The 'preservation' exception, and how this can help conservators
• Copyright in publishing conservation research and associated images

While aimed at conservators, the issues covered are relevant to other museum/gallery personnel, artists, editors etc.

For further details and to participate in this IAP Virtual seminar, go to the following link:
or email info@academicprojects.co.uk

*Bernard Horrocks is a consultant in Intellectual Property and Copyright who advises museums, galleries, universities, publishers etc. on risk assessment, best practice, due diligence and all aspects of cultural heritage copyright, covering both commercial and non-commercial areas. He is also the Tate Gallery's Intellectual Property Manager. He has practised in the IP field since 1997 and has a postgraduate qualification in UK, EU and US Law concerning Copyright and Related Rights.