During the May monthly seminar, Account Lead Sydney Trepel shed some light on what was one of our most interesting seminars to date, focusing on copyright law as it pertains to the media.
Using the example of a piece of art (we all drew a picture on a piece of paper), Sydney illustrated the protection that copyrights have on any created image or work – be it video, audio or written. She also discussed copyright ownership, exclusive rights and copyrighting ideas.
Most of the presentation was dedicated to sharing the legal ramifications and exceptions to copyright law, and how we, as frequent users of copyrighted information, can legally and effectively share it with our clients, our networks and internally without violating any laws.
As a PR agency, we’re often faced with questions about copyright infringement. Sydney’s presentation was an easy-to-digest conversation about a complicated topic, and she taught us some great tips and provided us with resources to make sure we’re compliant in the future
Stay tuned for next month’s seminar!