Don’t Overlook the Books! Don’t Overlook the Books!
26th September 2011

A primer for the reading of financial statements in the not-for-profit sector

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E-Clauses in Publishing Agreements E-Clauses in Publishing Agreements
30th June 2010

The demand for iPads and e-readers continues to grow extraordinarily. This article focuses on e-clauses in publishing agreements and identifies issues to watch out for with the licence for electronic formats. It also discusses one of the impacts of e-clauses, higher royalty rates.

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eLicencing on Social Media sites eLicencing on Social Media sites
8th April 2013

Artists should always read the terms and conditions - the Terms of Service (TOS) - instead of instinctively clicking on the button to accept. Taking the time to become informed on important questions about ownership, licensing and deactivating your account may save time and assist in navigating and utilising social media sites to promote artistic endeavours.

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Fair crack: criticism and copyright
31st March 2003

Simon Etherington discusses criticism under copyright law.

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From WIPO, Geneva: IGC 19 Report From WIPO, Geneva: IGC 19 Report
26th September 2011

The 19th session of WIPO’s Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) was held in Geneva, WIPO Headquarters, 18-22 July 2011. We (Trish Adjei and Louise Buckingham) went along as observers for Arts Law. We were also privileged to participate in the Indigenous Caucus during the meeting.

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Just Blog It
30th September 2005

Katherine Giles reports on the legal issues that bloggers may have to deal with.

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Law Reform - Final Report into the National Classification Scheme Review Law Reform - Final Report into the National Classification Scheme Review
4th April 2012

In March 2011 the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) undertook a review of the national classification scheme, the first review of Australia's censorship and classification laws since 1991. After a year's work including extensive public consultation, the ALRC submitted its final report Classification – Content Regulation and Convergent Media (Final Report) to federal Parliament on 1 March 2012.

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Legal resources for writers and online publishing tips
31st December 2008

Whether you are trying to get your novel published or adding content to your own website, there are a number of guides which will help you understand the law as it relates to publishing, contracts, defamation and intellectual property.

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