ALPSP Training Course: Understanding Copyright (1306UCR)

Wednesday 19th June 2013
Legal Issues
Level 1 (1-2 Years' Experience)
Woburn House Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ Tel: 0207 419 5489 (Map)

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 organisation’s contracts and licences.
Speakers/ Tutors
Joss Saunders
Pippa Smart

Prices: Member £355.00 plus VAT (please log in for this price), Non Member £515.00 plus VAT

• 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
• Creative Commons and other online licences

This course will commence at 09:30 (registration, with tea/coffee, from 09:00) and end at approximately 17:00

By the end of the course delegates will be able to
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 blanket licences and other bilateral agreements.

Who should attend
People starting out or with 1-2 years’ publishing experience in editorial, production and permissions functions.

Please note: International Copyright is available an an online course - see details here

Delegate Comments

'Fantastic course information, has made me hungry to learn more on copyright. ' Deborah East, Taylor & Francis

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

'An excellent course - very useful for anyone working in copyright and permissions. ' Joanna Lawrie, The IET

'Very informative and interesting. Plenty of opportunities to ask questions. I've gained alot of practical information which will help my day to day working immensely.' Verity Butler, John Wiley & Sons

'Pippa and Joss did a very good job - easy to understand, everything explained thoroughly.' Era Bhardwaj, Portland Press

'Expert and knowledgeable tutors made an impenetrable subject seem fun. An enjoyable day that passed quickly!' Natalie Wilder, Society for General Microbiology

'Having expected something worthy but dry, the day was very interesting and left me enthused. ' R. Dunford, Society for General Microbiology

'Very helpful and friendly tutors. Lots of thorough and useful material to read at home and refer to in future. ' Madeleine Markey, Taylor & Francis

'A very informative day. ' Helen Herbert, RCN Publishing

Coordinator: Melissa Marshall
Telephone: 01622 871035