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24 March 2023

CILIP Copyright Conference 2023 – Early bird ticket rate ends Friday 31 March

Early bird ticket rates for this year’s CILIP Copyright Conference will be ending on Friday 31 March.   This year’s online Copyright Conference is an ideal and unique opportunity for all librarians, archivists and information professionals to update their knowledge and professional practice in this crucial area. Additionally, it will appeal to those who want to […]

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24 March 2023

Trying to Keep Up:  Art, Museums, A.I., and NFTs 

By Amalyah Keshet “You can say anything is a work of art… but if you burn a Banksy and then want money for it [selling it as an NFT], that ranks pretty low on the art scale for me.”   Art has always reveled in being controversial. So far, 2023 seems to promise a lot of gripping technological […]

Credit: Sean Waterman
10 March 2023

NKA at the Association of Cultural Enterprises Conference

Naomi and Sean braved the snow to attend the Annual Association of Cultural Enterprises Conference, which this year took place in Harrogate from 9-10 March 2023. Naomi was thrilled to present a paper on how positive lessons learnt about IP management during Covid, could be harnessed to support recovery from the current cost of living […]

22 February 2023

Fair Dealing Week (20 – 24 February 2023)

In honour of Fair Dealing Week, we are proud to launch the toolkit, Creative Commons Licences: A Guide to Data Protection & Copyright, commissioned by National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative.  Projects funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund are required to provide public access to digital resources funded […]

13 February 2023

CILIP Online Copyright Conference 16 May 2023

By Naomi Korn Copyright is underpinned by important balances which attempt to address the complex and nuanced relationship between creators’ exclusive rights and specific copying activities which are deemed to be “fair” to rights holders and such, support certain public interest copying activities. Copyright law and practice is therefore essential knowledge for librarians, archivists and […]

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13 February 2023

Celebrating 20 years of Naomi Korn Associates

By Naomi Korn This year, Naomi Korn Associates celebrates its 20th Anniversary. It’s a massive milestone for the company, growing significantly in size, reach, audience and impact since our humble beginnings as a one-woman-band back in 2003! The values upon which Naomi Korn Associates prides itself are the same then as now.  Back in June 2003, […]

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10 February 2023

When the Public Domain isn’t

By Amalyah Keshet After their copyright terms end (generally around 70 years after their creator’s death), creative works enter the Public Domain and anyone can freely use them for any purpose. This is the copyright bargain: society benefits by granting limited-time monopoly rights to encourage creation, letting creators exploit their works and reap the rewards […]

27 January 2023

NKA features in ARA’s Arc Magazine

Naomi Korn Associates is thrilled to be featured twice in the January and February’s edition of Archive and Records Association’s Arc Magazine. On page 16, we have been cited as consultants advising the Science Museums Group on mitigating risks arising from orphan works, and our Head of Data Protection, Jess Pembroke, discusses Data Protection compliance […]

23 January 2023

Creative Commons Licences: A Guide to Data Protection & Copyright 

Understanding how copyright and data management rules apply to the resources published online is important. Heritage projects often deal with materials that are still in copyright and involve living people who have legal rights. This is particularly important for National Lottery Heritage funded projects, who are required to publish their digital outputs under the terms […]

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5 January 2023

Call for Lightning Speakers at CILIP 2023 Conference

CILIP’s Annual Copyright Conference will be held online again this year on 16 May 2023. Naomi Korn Associates is proud to be running this event in partnership with CILIP. CILIP’s Copyright Conference offers a unique opportunity for librarians, archivists and information professionals to update their knowledge and professional practice in this crucial area. Additionally, the […]

3 January 2023

Introducing our new Head of Intellectual Property

We’re delighted to introduce Sean Waterman as our new Head of Intellectual Property. Sean began his career in 1994 at News International working as a researcher in the Times Newspaper Picture Library. He then joined the Kobal Collection which was the UK’s largest cinema related commercial photo library and became the digital library manager for the Picture […]

19 December 2022

Seasons Greetings

We wish all our clients, partners and friends warm Seasons Greetings and a Healthy and Happy New Year.  We have loved supporting you and look forward to continuing to help you in 2023. We will be running a reduced service over the festive period and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023.  With our best wishes  […]

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