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Copyright law : Don’t lose out on money that is rightfully yours

by on November 12, 2014

A Beginners Guide to Copyright Law

For most people in the creative industries the main focus of their time and energy is their work. For a musician, writer, actor or visual artist, creating their opus and developing their creative genius is a priority, and quite rightly so.

Next up in the list of importance is getting the work out to the public, i.e. securing an exhibition, concert, book or record deal. [more…]

A case causing somewhat of a stir in the world of copyright law – what do you think?

by on May 8, 2012

A case causing somewhat of a stir in the world of copyright law at the moment is the recent Temple Islands case about photographs of a bright red routemaster bus. The case was heard in the Patents County Court by His Honour Judge Birss QC.

The Claimant's photograph was of a bright red bus with the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben in black and white in the background and Westminster Bridge, and the river in black and white in the foreground.

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