US-based educational material for paralegal students, dealing with US IP law, including copyright, trademarks and patents
A basic glossary of copyright jargon and links to other information. US-based so some of the content refers to US law and registration with US Copyright Office.
An excellent copyright primer for photographers and other visual artists with a rich variety of easy to assimilate information, essays, sample documents and a glossary of copyright terms. Based in Canada, but useful elsewhere as well.
UK based fortnightly podcasts featuring two photographers and a lawyer discussing different aspects of photography and the law.
Australian site with a global view of 'the intersection of law, digital technology, business and society'. The free guides are an excellent resource.
The IPTC is a consortium of news agencies, news publishers and news industry vendors. It develops and maintains technical standards for news exchange and metadata within photo files.
Macauley's magnificent speeches set out the basis of copyright law.
Own-it offers free advice to creative businesses on intellectual property, copyright, patents and licensing. Online and face-to face seminars, workshops and, surgeries with intellectual property lawyers are available. Operated by the London Development Agency and London College of Communication.
R.I.G.H.T.S. (Redistribution In Graphics Has To Stop) was created to provide the internet user with the tools for understanding online copyright based on specific legal definitions, the laws and principles. This information is based on the laws and statutory code for the United States of America and international copyright treaties where applicable.
While current copyright law still favours the copyright thieves, two evenings spent researching where my photographs were being used amassed me £27,000 in unpaid reproduction fees, writes EPUK moderator David Hoffman