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International Copyright Law 2014

Get your cutting-edge update on the latest, and upcoming, copyright developments
Conference Chair - Adrian Sterling:
Adrian Sterling, Professorial Fellow at University of London will chair IBC's Copyright Law conference 2014
Key topic panel session:
Implications of the New Commission for Copyright - led by Richard Mollet, Chief Executive, The Publishers Association Limited
Expert speakers include:
Frances Lowe Head of Policy and Public Affairs PRS FOR MUSIC (UK)
Chris Oldknow Formerly IP Enforcement Policy Counsel Microsoft
John Smith General Secretary Musicians' Union
Trevor Cook Partner WILMERHALE
What your peers say:
"A valuable across the board update on industry legislation and some solutions to issues faced"
Sony ATV Music Publishing
"Current issues explored in depth and pitched at the right level. Knowledgeable speakers"
Rosemary Ryde
Deputy Director of Legal Affairs
NI Group Ltd
A Truly International Conference

Hear the EU, UK and US perspectives and get a global picture of the challenges and issues in Copyright

The Google Strategy

Hear from Simon Morrison from Google about the Google strategy for tackling on-line infringement


Collecting Societies & Licensing Panel This year delivering a fantastic high-level discussion on the implementation of the EU Collective Management Directive, the Independent Code Review and Self regulation

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The 14th annual International Copyright Law Conference

The International Copyright Law conference is THE meeting place for lawyers, policy makers, artists' representatives, publishers and academics.

You will hear from Mr Jens Bammel, Secretary General of the International Publishers Association and Richard Hooper.  Richard will share the latest on the progress of the Copyright Hub Limited, the key recommendation of his review for the Government into copyright licensing.  The success of the 'Copyright Hub' as a central registry and marketplace for rights. 

Don’t miss exceptional sessions from our esteemed chair Adrian Sterling Professorial Fellow, Queen Mary, University of London and Vice President of the British Copyright Council.  He leads our superb panels and speakers bringing together a myriad of varied copyright industry perspectives!

Your annual opportunity to get your essential update on the latest, and upcoming, copyright developments, including:

  • Insights into the complex legislation to modernise copyright exceptions
  • Our renowned collecting societies & licensing panel with cutting edge commentary on the draft legislation to regulate collecting societies
  • Orphan works from the 29th of October
  • US developments including fair use Hathi Trust  and the Aero case
  • A superb panel on cloud computing, hearing from industry and NGO's
  • Latest WIPO developments in relation to copyright law from Jens Bammel
  • EU legislative, jurisprudential and international treaty developments
  • Focus on digital copyright challenges and controversies
  • Moral, artists and performers rights
  • The impact of some selected key cases including: PRCA v Newspaper Licensing Agency, Nintendo v PC Box SEL, Taylor and Maguire

View the latest programme for the International Copyright Law conference here!

Ensure you are completely up to date with an advanced analysis of current international challenges to copyright

  • A KEYNOTE from the European Commission on the new Digital Agenda
  • Latest developments in relation to Cloud Computing that you need to be aware of
  • Examine the Copyright Directive Review: exceptions and limitations and the Licenses for Europe Process - Tips for the wary and traps for the wise
  • What is on the horizon?  A detailed debate of anticipated changes currently under review in the Collective Management Directive from our superb and renowned panel! 
  • Performers rights - Moral rights update and Artists resale rights - from legal basis and application to the latest on the Stakeholder dialogue meetings with the EC
  • Orphan Works post 29th October
  • The implementation of the CRM Directive from April 2016
  • Enjoy Trevor Cook's case analysis for the UK and Europe including communication to the public and private copying cases - hear their complexities demystified!
  • The implications of the European restructure -  a practical and dynamic session from Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of the Publishers Association followed by an exceptional panel discussing the new future
  • Make the most of your time out of the office by extending your network of contacts and meeting old friends and new at THE only International Copyright Law Conference

Quality Speakers and Quality Content

This is the only conference of its kind which deals with THE international Copyright law, policies and cases in one two-day event.  Punchy, comprehensive and entertaining....you wont find a better standard of conference.  We pride ourselves on being THE forum for you to meet your peers, hear the latest in this fast paced and often complex area and enjoy a higher level of debate to really challenge the accepted industry norms! 

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(updated 27 February 2015)

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