WIPO-BCC Training

Next Course: 2–13 September, 2019

27th Advanced-Level Training Course in Copyright and Related Rights organised by the British Copyright Council and the WIPO Academy, in partnership with the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London, and with assistance from the UK’s Intellectual Property Office. 

What does it cover?

The primary aim of this two-week intensive training is to provide a guide to the operation of copyright and related rights, both in law and in practice, in the UK and in the context of European and international developments.

The seminar programme has been carefully developed over the past 26 years and structured on the seven areas below. It includes current issues such as those relating to the use of protected material on the internet, together with case studies.

1. Subsistence of copyright
2. Policy making and regulatory role
3. International copyright system

4. Issues for developing countries
5. Enforcement of copyright
6. Facilitating access and licensing
7. An introduction to collective management organisations
8. Legal protection and rights in practice
9. Emerging copyright issues in the digital world
10.
Artificial Intelligence

Speakers

Our speakers are senior executives working for member organisations of the British Copyright Council. They also include legal practitioners, academics and those working for specialist law firms and other companies and organisations with an interest in copyright and related rights.

Who is it for?

The seminar is part of the WIPO Academy’s Professional Development Programme and aimed primarily at senior officials and others nominated by the Governments of developing countries. Those participating via the Academy’s Programme must have completed or be ready to take its Distance Learning Course on Copyright and Related Rights (DL-201). Those interested in attending should register online through the WIPO Academy platform. Click here for more details of the WIPO Academy Professional Development Programme.

One or two places are available by arrangement for UK government officials, industry and practitioners. Those interested in attending should contact info@britishcopyright.org for more information.

 

Organisation

Programme Co-ordinators: Dr Gaetano Dimita, Senior Lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London; and Florian Koempel, International Copyright Consultant to the British Copyright Council
Course Organiser: Elisabeth Ribbans, Director of Policy & Public Affairs, British Copyright Council
Participant Liaison: Sharon Smith, Administrator, British Copyright Council
Our course partners in 2019
Course notes
Notes for our previous courses are available below. Please note these are password protected documents and only available to previous course participants. Click on the relevant year below and you will be taken to a password protected page.
WIPO Training
Next Course: 2 –13 September, 2019

27th Advanced-Level Training Course in Copyright and Related Rights organised by the British Copyright Council and the WIPO Academy, in partnership with the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London, and with the assistance of the UK’s Intellectual Property Office. 

What does it cover?

The primary aim of this two-week intensive training is to provide a guide to the operation of copyright and related rights, both in law and in practice, in the UK and in the context of European and international developments.

The seminar programme has been carefully developed over the past 26 years and structured on the seven areas below. It includes current issues such as those relating to the use of protected material on the internet, together with case studies.

1. Subsistence of copyright
2. Policy making and regulatory role
3. International copyright system
4. Issues for developing countries
5. Enforcement of copyright
6. Facilitating access and licensing
7. An introduction to collective management organisations
8. Legal protection and rights in practice
9. Emerging copyright issues in the digital world
10. Artificial Intelligence

Speakers

Our speakers are senior executives working for member organisations of the British Copyright Council. They also include legal practitioners, academics and those working for specialist law firms and other companies and organisations with an interest in copyright and related rights.

Who is it for?

The seminar is part of the WIPO Academy’s Professional Development Programme and aimed primarily at senior officials and others nominated by the Governments of developing countries. Those participating via the Academy’s Programme must have completed or be ready to take its Distance Learning Course on Copyright and Related Rights (DL-201)Those interested in attending should register online through the WIPO Academy platform. Click here for more details of the WIPO Academy Professional Development Programme.

One or two places are available by arrangement for UK government officials, industry and practitioners. Those interested in attending should contact info@britishcopyright.org for more information.

 

Organisation

Programme Co-ordinators: Dr Gaetano Dimita, Senior Lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London and Florian Koempel, International Copyright Consultant to the British Copyright Council
Course Organiser: Elisabeth Ribbans, Director of Policy & Public Affairs, British Copyright Council
Participant Liaison: Sharon Smith, Office Administrator, British Copyright Council
Our partners in 2019
Course notes

Notes for our previous courses are available below. Please note these are password protected documents and only available to previous course participants. Click on the relevant year below and you will be taken to a password protected page.

Main photo: Shutterstock; Course photo: Elisabeth Ribbans/BCC
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