A Brief Guide to Copyright

This guide from Tate provides a brief introduction to copyright, as well as suggestions for useful resources to explore the subject further. It addresses the following topics:

  • What is copyright?
  • Exceptions to copyright: ‘fair dealing’
  • Orphan works
  • Moral rights
  • Trade marks
  • The licensing process
  • Creative Commons licence

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Date created: 2016

Author: Carrie Bishop; Bernard Horrocks

Publisher: Tate