News & Views


17 March 2020

Wealth of Licensed Images Available from UK Museums and Cultural Organisations

By Debbie McDonnell, Senior Consultant We all value creative content, that’s why we want to use images and videos in our presentations, blogs and websites and tell our friends and colleagues about the latest film, video game, work of art or book we’ve enjoyed. Copyright protection encourages us to stop before sharing content and consider […]

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13 March 2020

Training and consultancy services now accessible remotely

During this time of uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we might find ourselves having to work remotely from home. At Naomi Korn Associates we are taking every necessary step to ensure we can continue to provide the best expert advice and support wherever we can. We are pleased to announce that all our copyright, data protection […]

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5 March 2020

New Global Partnership Provides End-to-End Intellectual Property and Privacy Management Services

Coller IP, a globally recognised IP strategy, training and valuation firm and Naomi Korn Associates, one of the UK’s leading copyright and data protection specialists are delighted to announce a new strategic partnership. Combining a wealth of expertise and skills, the partnership will provide long-term, comprehensive and cost-effective intellectual property and data privacy consultancy and training […]

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24 February 2020

Registering with the ICO

By Susan Doe The UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), announced on 3 December 2019 that they will be contacting ALL registered UK companies to remind them of their legal responsibility to register with ICO as a Data Controller and pay a registration fee. The blog entry on the ICO website is […]

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4 February 2020

Data in a post Brexit world

By Carol Tullo, OBE February 1, 2020 – everything changed but everything stays the same!  We are in transition until 31 December 2020 so the next 11 months, as all the news bulletins and press are saying, brings negotiations and new agreements with our former EU partners and the rest of the world.  For those […]

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21 January 2020

Museum Volunteers and Copyright

By Naomi Korn Museums rely on volunteers and their help. However, the copyright in any content that volunteers create on behalf of the museum will not belong to the museum, which will restrict enormously a museum’s ability to reuse such content. Ideally museums who work with volunteers should seek a transfer of copyright to the […]

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7 January 2020

Professor Adrienne Muir joins Naomi Korn Associates’ Growing Team of Experts

We are delighted to welcome Professor Adrienne Muir who brings decades of expertise and experience in copyright law and information law compliance to the team at Naomi Korn Associates.  Until December 2019 Adrienne was Professor of Information Management at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen. She has researched and taught information law for over 25 years. Her […]

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18 December 2019

Seasons Greetings!

Wishing all our friends and colleagues Seasons Greetings and looking forward to supporting you in 2020. From everyone at Naomi Korn Associates. Image with thanks to: https://unsplash.com/@markusspiske

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12 December 2019

GDPR and Law Libraries revisited

By Susan Doe I have a legal background and have spent the past 30 years in the field. In my career, I spent time chairing the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians. This is a group of people that I have a huge affection for and hope to continue to support through my time […]

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6 December 2019

The importance of data protection to artists

By Naomi Korn Associates General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) It has been over a year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was transposed into legislation across EEA member countries and in the UK as the Data Protection Act 2018. The Act confirms data management as vital, both in terms of commercial strategy of businesses […]

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21 November 2019

The importance of copyright to artists

By Patrick Ibbotson At Naomi Korn Associates, our team is committed to helping the communities we support to grow and thrive. As specialists in copyright, data protection and licensing we help artists, businesses, public sector organisations and charities manage their rights, simply. We are passionate about protecting the rights of artists, musicians and authors; helping […]

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7 November 2019

Intellectual Property “Rights” or Monopoly “Privilege”?

By Charles Oppenheim A major issue in copyright is the balance between the uses of copyright to protect commercial interests versus the public interest in access to knowledge. Much of the debate has been in the scholarly publishing arena, where authors of scholarly outputs are pressurised to either assign copyright, or grant an exclusive licence […]

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