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24 August 2023

Someone Using Your Content Without Your Permission?

By Naomi Korn, CEO It can be upsetting if you become aware of someone using your work without your permission. However, the good news is that as the copyright holder, the law will be on your side. This means that the onus will be on them to prove that they either have your permission to use […]

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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 […]

8 December 2021

Mischief, Fakes, and Provenance

By Amalyah Keshet, Senior Consultant The Museum of Forgeries (take a look here) is the latest escapade cooked up by a Brooklyn, New York, collective calling itself MSCHF [i], which is thoughtfully providing us with some provocative things to ponder as the art world morphs into a financial world all its own. A full description […]

17 November 2021

Thinking about data protection in digitisation projects

By Stephanie Ashcroft, Consultant and Rights Researcher Digitisation projects offer a fantastic opportunity for heritage institutions to preserve and share their collections with wider audiences. The national lockdowns and restrictions in recent years, resulting in limited access to research material, exhibitions and outreach programmes, have highlighted the need to increase digital and remote access to […]

6 September 2021

Freedom of Information – Friend or Foe?

By Jess Pembroke, Senior Consultant As any browbeat FOI officer will tell you, Freedom of Information Requests (FOIs) can sometimes be resource intensive and time consuming for public authorities to address. However, it is important not to forget what a valuable democratic tool we have at our disposal. It has recently been revealed though Freedom of Information requests […]

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24 August 2021

From Duchamp to the Cryptosphere

By Amalyah Keshet, Senior Consultant “Marcel Duchamp was a paradox. He was the artist who was an anti-artist, the artist who destroyed art….When he exhibited everyday objects in art galleries – objects such as a bicycle wheel, a bottle-rack, a comb or a urinal – he made them into art by virtue of their context, […]

21 July 2021

Let’s Hear It for the Music – Top Tips on Adding Music to Your Videos

By Debbie McDonnell, Senior Consultant Video is becoming an ever more important medium for communicating with audiences. People love watching videos online to find out more about a subject or for pure entertainment. A good soundtrack enhances the visual content of a video by creating an emotional connection with your viewers or even strengthening the […]

21 June 2021

New Resources Just Launched!

We recently worked with the Beyond programme to create two new accessible digital guides: Copyright and Open Licensing – a guide and Data protection and online security: An introduction. We were delighted to support the Beyond programme, which was created in response to the pandemic to help support non-profits adapt their services by building their design and digital […]

15 June 2021

NFTs: The Problem with Solutions

By Amalyah Keshet, Senior Consultant Determined to explore other subjects in this month’s post, it seems I’ve fallen like Alice further down the NFT hole. As luck would have it, though, there I encountered some very relevant discussions of subjects like “Why NFTs aren’t the solution to museums’ deaccessioning dilemmas, or any other big problems […]

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26 May 2021

NFTs, Obviously – Part 2

By Amalyah Keshet, Senior Consultant In the month since we first tackled the subject of NFTs, art and copyright, a mountain of news and stories of increasing insight or just plain weirdness has accumulated. There is much to keep up with about the craze, the crypto tech involved, and speculation about the art market, much […]

23 April 2021

NFTs, Obviously – Part 1

By Amalyah Keshet, Senior Consultant Considering the flood of attention, volumes of verbiage, and mountains of money that NFTs (non-fungible tokens) have produced recently in the art world, it would be inconceivable to ignore the subject at present.  To make sense of it all is another matter altogether. We’ve had a go at breaking it […]

16 March 2021

Managing Copyright at the Imperial War Museum: The 14-18 NOW Programme

By Ellie Pridgeon, Consultant at Naomi Korn Associates, and Lead Archivist, 14-18 NOW programme This blog explores some of the key rights management challenges encountered on 14-18 NOW – the UK’s First World War commemoration programme. Based at the Imperial War Museum (IWM) in London, the 14-18 NOW team was supported by Naomi Korn Associates.

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