3:00pm - 5:00pm
Herbert Smith Freehills, 36/250 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Copyright information for creators and publishers. The rights of creators are under threat. The Productivity Commission’s recent recommendation to introduce a US style ‘fair use’ copyright exception, among other proposed changes, could undermine one of the foundations of creativity and innovation in Australia.
We welcome you to attend our information session and panel discussion on the importance of copyright in cultivating Australian stories. The panel will discuss how recent changes to simplify the Copyright Act will work and what the Productivity Commission’s controversial recommendations on copyright could mean for Australia’s creative industries.
Date: 2nd May
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills, 36/250 St Georges Terrace, Perth
3pm – 3:30pm: Registration
3:30pm – 3:45pm: An update on the current copyright landscape by Adam Suckling, Copyright Agency CEO
3:45pm – 5pm: Fair Use, Fair For Who?
This panel discussion will focus on the Productivity Commission’s recent recommendation to introduce a US style ‘fair use’ copyright exception. Our panelists, including Terri-ann White and Adam Suckling, will debate the uncertainty of creating and publishing without the current protections.
5pm: Networking drinks