Bernard Horrocks is Intellectual Property Manager at the Tate Gallery. He is responsible for the management of IP across the whole Tate family in relation to the collection, exhibitions and archive, as well as Tate Enterprises (the Gallery’s commercial arm). Previously he was IP Manager at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Bernard is also an independent consultant and trainer who has provided advice to a wide range of clients. These include museums, galleries, universities, publishers, research centres, arts charities and private individuals.
Bernard is former Chair of the Museums IP Network (of which he was a founding member), which assisted the National Museums Directors’ Council on IP matters. He also sits on the Executive of the Museums Copyright Group.
Bernard specialises in IP training, risk assessment, best practice, due diligence and all aspects of cultural heritage copyright, covering both commercial and non-commercial areas. Bernard has practised in the IP field since 1997 and holds a postgraduate merit in UK, EU and US Law of Copyright and Related Rights from King’s College, London.