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Intellectual property rights workshop

The Intellectual Property Rights workshop provided the participants to with an overview of the key issues srrounding copyright law which are currently on the agenda of a number of  music organisations. Workshop leader and IMC consultant Burak Özgen explained the legal background of recent developments in the IPR debate and their impacts for the various stakeholders.

The interactive discussions on the nature of copyright protection, how to give artists more control to use their rights and also recent law that extended the term of protection in Europe in light of those principles attracted a particular interest Furthermore the session included a presentation by David Uwemedimo. The main message developed in this session can be summarised as: Making the rights available to the artists is as much important as making their work available to public!

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Video of the IPR workshop

Photos by Vahur Lõhmus. All rights reserved.

Video by Marek Vilba. All rights reserved.


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