Intellectual Property - Why it is important to the creative community

Registration: 09:15 | Event 09:30 - 11:00


Arts & Business Scotland, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5EZ

This event will discuss the different types of Intellectual Property that are most commonly applicable to with the Arts community, how to protect your Intellectual Property particularly on the internet.

Who should attend?

This session is suited to businesses and self-employed professionals within the creative community.

What the session will cover:

* What is Intellectual Property?
* Why is it important to the creative community?
* Types of Intellectual Property
* Who owns Intellectual Property when it is created?
* The Internet:
          * Social Media
          * Websites – domain names and terms and conditions
          * Mailing Lists


Aimee Scullion from Anderson Strathern is a commercial contracts lawyer with extensive experience in advising clients on all aspects of Intellectual Property law, including the protection and exploitation of trade marks, copyright, branding, patents, and design rights. Aimee has a strong connection with the Arts community as she is a member of Glasgow’s Pantheon Club and is a qualified ballet teacher since 2014. Aimee also understands first-hand the commercial struggles of a performer and creator as she previously managed, choreographed and performed in two commercial dance troupes.

Free for Arts & Business Scotland members
£25 + VAT for non-members

Includes tea and coffee