Griffith College – Copyright for Artists Course

This course has been developed by the Griffith College Law School in consultation with top music industry lawyers. Its aims to provide a detailed introduction to the theory and application of intellectual property law in Ireland.


This unique course delivers a comprehensive overview of the use of music in all media. Case studies and role-play are used to explain Division of Rights, Clearances, Synchronisation and Master Use Licenses, Library Music/Blanket Licenses, specially commissioned music – Composers' Agreements, Recording Contracts, Collecting Agencies, Royalties, deal negotiation with performers, publishers and record companies. There will be a detailed analysis of the rights implications of web broadcasting and sourcing music via the Internet.


For Whom

Aspiring & Established Artists seeking further information concerning Copyright, Intellectual Property in the areas of Remunerations, Permissions and Injunctions

Book authors, blogs and writers for print and online, and for broadcast

Music recording companies / Promoters / Distributors

Business and Industry professionals

Broadcast TV and Radio studios

Software developers

Film and TV Producers and Industry Engineers

Internet service providers

The legal industry – Barristers and Solicitors

Curators in art galleries

Journalists / Reporters / Producers

Licensed to other creative educational institutions at bulk rate


For Further Information Contact:

Griffith Corporate Training, Griffith College, South Circular Road, Dublin 8

Tel:       01-416 3318/ 01-4163378/ 01-4163323

E-mail:  ei.dcg@gniniartetaroproc


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