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Who Owns It?

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (BST)

Who Owns It?

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A primer and talk fest on open source culture and intellectual property law.

What is labour in the contemporary media economy and how might it be paid for? What are some of the issues that arts institutions and media workers face with regards to intellectual property? Short presentations by three industry representatives will be followed by a facilitated group discussion.

Ben Prangell is a lawyer who specialises in media and intellectual property law and works with the Liverpool based firm Shipley IP.

Joscelyn Upendran is a lawyer, a representative of Creative Commons UK, and sits on the board of the Furtherfield Gallery, a London based organisation working with arts, technology and social change.

Simon Poulter is an artist and arts business and digital media consultant. He has worked with several local institutions including FACT, METAL, and the AND Festival.


Chaired by Boo Chapple & Dan Lynch
Supported by OpenLabs, How Why DIY and Open Source City

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