Copyright for Editors


Presenter: Australian Copyright Council

Friday, 29 October 2021

Cost: $150 (CSE members), $200 (non-members)

About the course

Please join us for our next professional development offering.

Date: Friday 29 October 2021.

Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm (AEST).

Where: Online via Zoom. To register visit the Trybooking registration page. Registrations close midnight Wednesday 27 October.

Understanding the principles of copyright is important for all editors. This is your opportunity to learn the essentials from an expert and to develop a working knowledge of copyright as it relates to editors.

Presented in two back-to-back sessions by ACC lawyer, Daniel Anstey, this online workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of Australian copyright law for editors. It will explore the issues experienced by editors across various industries, including the complexities of working with self-publishers.

What it will cover

Session 1 (60 minutes plus 15-minute Q&A)

  • copyright essentials
  • what copyright protects, and the mechanisms for protection
  • copyright duration
  • copyright ownership and licensing
  • copyright exceptions across differing industries
  • copyright infringement and liability (advising authors of potential copyright issues)
  • moral rights and moral rights infringement

Session 2 (60 minutes plus 15-minute Q&A)

  • Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Act 2017, and the Marrakesh Treaty
  • copyright in published editions
  • rights acquired by a publisher and publishing agreements
  • copyright compliance, attribution, and permissions
  • digital publication issues
  • self-publication issues

Bonus for participants

The Australian Copyright Council is offering participants a 40% discount on a range of its copyright resources:

  • Copyright Essentials
  • Commercialising Copyright
  • Copyright & Publishers
  • Writers & Copyright

Copyright concerns all editors and this is a fantastic deal you won’t want to miss!

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