Founder and Managing Director
Naomi Korn is one of UK’s leading experts in copyright, data protection & GDPR, rights and licensing. She is the founder of Naomi Korn Associates and has been supporting the public, corporate, education and charity sectors on rights management and rights exploitation for the last 20 years.
She is the former Chair, Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) from 2013 – 2017. During this period, she led the reform of the UK’s copyright laws on behalf of the cultural heritage sector, resulting in new UK exceptions to copyright in 2014. She has also regularly represented the interests of the sector to UK Government Ministers and she regularly sits on Government advisory groups. From 2002 – 2007, Naomi was the Secretary of the Museums Copyright Group and also a founding member of the Museums IP Network. From 2015-17, Naomi was a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), the second largest professional organisation for librarians in the world.
Naomi is a visiting lecturer at City University, University College London and Kingston University. In November 2017, Naomi was appointed a CREATe Industry Fellow and in 2018 Naomi joined the National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the HLF) Advisors Network as a sectorial specialist on rights management supporting the National Lottery Heritage Fund and its funded projects. Naomi has created the programme and chaired for annual CILIP Copyright Conference since 2011. Together with Charles Oppenheim and Adrienne Muir, Naomi has co-authored a new book which will be published in Spring 2020: “Information Law: Compliance for Librarians, Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers”.