In Ireland, the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 sets out the rights of copyright owners and penalties for infringement of copyright. Copyright law protects: original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works film, sound recordings, broadcasts and the typographical arrangement of published editions computer software and non-original databases performances An “artistic work” includes a work […]
Copyright and IP Resources resources from Shirley Madden, Director of MaddenBlack. Madden delivered a session on Copyright and IP as part of Visual Artists Ireland’s Proofessional Development programme working with Harnessing Creativity (cross-border). The following documents can be used as templates and are applicable in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Intellectual Property Audit […]
Definitions of originality, fair use, appropriation, parody and moral rights of the artist.
The legal right for the creator of an original work to exploit the work and to prevent others from doing so without permission.
Looking at the area of protecting your work and giving some surprising points for you to consider when planning for what happens to you work when you are gone.
When something goes wrong in those dealings, and the artist seeks advice, the first issue that must be addressed is; “Was there a valid contract?”
The Irish Visual Artists Rights Organisation (IVARO) is calling on artists and their supporters to take part in a major consultation which has been launched in Europe on the future of copyright. The consultation (in the form of an online questionnaire) deals with the reform of copyright rules in Europe and covers issues of key […]
Our help desk have a number of questions that are constantly asked by our members. In this section we outline our advice under the following headings. If you have a query you would like answered please contact our help desk by telephone or at firstname.lastname@example.org Membership Why should I become a member of Visual Artists […]
I have been approached by a person who wishes to one of my images on an album cover. Can you advise me on the copyright implications of such an exchange? Unless you assigned your copyright to somebody else then you own the copyright. Assigning rights mean someone else becomes the owner of the copyright as […]