Upcoming seminar on Law and Photography – 1 July 2021

Posted on: May 25, 2021 by

We are pleased to announce a new seminar on the topic of law and photography taking place on 1st July 2021, from 12.00 to 5.00 pm UK time. The online seminar will cover the legal aspects relating to the taking of photographs in their various forms, as well as publishing and dealing with them. Experts in their fields will discuss the legal areas of copyright, licensing, moral rights and privacy rights. If you work with photographs in your professional capacity, perhaps as a commercial dealer, lawyer or a rights or collections manager, or if you are a professional or amateur photographer (or simply interested in the topic), this seminar is for you!

Confirmed topics and speakers are as follows:

  • ‘Originality’ – What Is and What Isn’t Protected – Simon Stokes (Partner, Blake Morgan LLP)
  • Privacy, Photographs and UK Law – Mark Stephens CBE (Partner, Howard Kennedy LLP)
  • Photographs and Copyright in the Nineteenth Century: What can we Learn from the Past? – Dr Elena Cooper (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, CREATe, University of Glasgow)
  • Manipulation of Images and Moral Rights – Megan Noh (Partner, Co-Chair, Art Law, Pryor Cashman LLP)
  • The role of Copyright Management Organisations in Licensing Photographs and Images – Elizabeth Walley (Design & Artists Copyright Society)
  • Freedom of Panorama and Social Media – Noor Kadhim  (Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP)
  • Fair Use under US Law/Fair Dealing under UK Law – Molly Stech (U.S. copyright policy attorney)
  • Street Photography under US and French Law – Adam Jomeen (Founder, Art Law Studio Ltd)



Date: 1 July 2021

Time: 12.00 to 5.00 pm, UK time

Delivery method: Online, via Zoom (a link will be sent via email prior to the event)

Cost: £84.00 incl VAT (£70.00 without VAT). IAL members and UKRG members benefit from a 50% discount.

The camera image used above comes from Wilfredor – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 [https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=54726518]