|22 February 2019|
Article 13 is a directive which aims to adjust copyright law to bring it up to date in light of new technology, and how easily media is shared online so to better protect copyright holders from having their work monetised illegally by third parties.
|04 October 2018|
It’s really important to ensure you have written permission to use any contributor’s content on camera. This includes any images they may provide to you or those you source yourself, as well as music and the rights to sound effects. Just because something is on Google doesn’t mean it’s free for you to use!
|18 July 2018|
A draft law known as the ‘Copyright Directive’ designed to reform the existing digital copyright protection for on-line data has been voted down in the European Parliament with 318 MEP’s against and 278 MEP’s in favour of the new legislation. This means that the controversial new law will need to be re-drafted before being returned to the Parliament for a second time later this year.
|02 September 2014|
For information on copyright have a look at our Focus on Copyright programme with litigation specialist Peter Coyle:
|23 December 2013|
So for 2014, let’s all make a resolution to not assume because an image is on the internet that it’s free to use!
|22 October 2013|
Getting Consent Forms completed on projects can save a lot of future worries over copyright and permissions – make it a part of the process and save yourself and your clients unwanted hassle!
|05 July 2012|
Hefty fines for using Olympic brand – video producers be aware!