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Bite-size training: Copyright infringement issues caused by businesses/teachers/presenters playing music, reading books over Zoom, Teams, Google Classroom, etc. Training Course

Any business should stay ahead of emerging trends and different ways of doing business. This is particularly true of the post-COVID world when much of business life is now lived online. There are pitfalls in running courses, training and offering business presentations online through new technologies – people forget about the copyright implications which can leave a business exposed.

This course explains the how, what, why and when.



The world working from home has led to many people interacting with others over the internet through (now very well-known) applications such as Zoom. But what is and is not allowed to be shared, in online meetings, in online classrooms and in online life generally? This session examines the copyright issues and implications of this new normal way of working and interacting, with an emphasis on the education sector.

Why you should attend:

During this course you will:

  • Learn about the things people most misunderstand about online real-time live display
  • Understand how the technology and the law applicable to it affects your business
  • Get-to-grips with some of nuances of the technology and the law that affects it
  • Consider how online display may be useful to you and the business you work for
  • Get up-to-date with an in-depth knowledge of the latest issues
  • Understand the pitfalls – and how to avoid them

Who should attend?

This programme has been specifically designed for those who deal with business in any way:

  • In-house lawyers
  • Private practice lawyers
  • Compliance officers
  • Company secretaries
  • Board members
  • HR professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Anyone with an interest in new ways of doing business and/or new technologies

Topics covered:

  • The Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988
  • Term of copyright
  • Infringement of copyright
  • Authorisation
  • Licence
  • Collecting societies
  • Education exceptions – and application, or not
  • Educational permitted acts
  • Questions

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We do not currently have dates confirmed for this course; please contact us to be informed when it is scheduled; or to discuss running this course on an in-house basis for your staff.

Customised in-house training

We can customise this course to meet the requirements of your organisation and deliver it at your location and/or online.

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