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IBC Media Law Summer School – 27 to 29 August 2014, 50% for discount for Inforrm Readers

Downing_College,_Cambridge_-_Chapel_(1)IBC Legal has organised the inaugural Media Law Summer School at Downing College, Cambridge.  This is a three day residential school, with separately bookable days, providing a thorough review of the key legal issues relevant to the media industry, with practical sessions, workshops, case studies and lectures to be presented by industry leaders.  There is a special discount of 50% available to Inforrm readers, details of which are set out below.

A total of 17 hours CPD are available for all three days.  The course is intended to be suitable as a refresher course for those working in-house and to introduce new practitioners to the latest media law issues.

The speakers include the following:

Visit the website to view the latest agenda here.  The programme is as follows

Day 1, 27 August: Claimant Toolkit

  • The Fundamentals of Defamation Law
  • The New Defamation Act 2013
  • Legal and Regulatory Strategies for Protecting Brand and Corporate Reputation   International Media Law
  • The Post-Leveson Landscape & Media Regulation
  • Mock Privacy Injunction Exercise

Day 2, 28 August: Defendant Toolkit

  • Data Protection and FOI
  • Pre-Publication Skills Workshop
  • News Gathering in a Post-Snowden World
  • Social Media: Online Defamation, Reputation and Privacy
  • Privacy and Freedom of Expression in the UK
  • Public Service Broadcasting
  • In-Depth Analysis and Comment on the Phone Hacking Trial
  • Contempt and Reporting Restrictions

Day 3, 29 August: Commercial Toolkit

  • An Introduction to Intellectual Property
  • Understanding Copyright in the UK, EU & US
  • Developments in Copyright, IP and the Internet   Copyright Online: Key Developments
  • Media and Entertainment Contracts
  • Licensing and Other Structures in the UK Copyright-Based Industries

You can register online, by email or by calling +44 (0)20 7017 5503. To access this 50% discount for Inforrm readers use VIP code FKW82482INFORRM or visit the website at this link.

1 Comment

  1. Gill Phillips

    It appears I am not a big enough name to merit being included on the enticing list of speakers but for anyone interested I will be running an action packed practical session on Day 2 (Defendant Toolkit) – Pre-Publication Skills Workshop ….

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