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1st Edition

A Guide to Copyright for Museums and Galleries

ISBN 9780415217217
Published August 4, 2000 by Routledge
168 Pages

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Book Description

Written by a team of legal experts on copyright, this user-friendly, comprehensive guide is the essential reference tool for everyone in the world of museums and galleries whose work brings them into contact with copyright-related questions.

It addresses relevant issues from a practical perspective and answers questions such as:

  • What is copyright?
  • How long does copyright last?
  • How can you make money from copyright?
  • What are the consequences of unauthorized use?

A Guide to Copyright for Museums and Galleries shows that when properly handled, copyright can provide opportunities for museums and galleries to achieve their core objectives. This is an essential text for all museums and galleries.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 What is copyright?; Chapter 3 Current issues and practical solutions; Chapter 4 Appendices;

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Peter Wienand, Anna Booy and Robin Fry are all solicitors specialising in intellectual property.