International Copyright Basics in the Digital Age

What: Webcast: International Copyright Basics in the Digital Age
When: Thursday, 29 July 2021
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EDT, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM IST
Where: Online (via Zoom)

Join RightsDirect and Rohan Consultancy for a complimentary one-hour webcast with Michael Healy, Carlo Scollo Lavizzari, and Geetanjali Visvanathan that explores Indian copyright law and global copyright challenges. 

This session features:

  • Important elements in Indian law for the creation, ownership, and transfer of copyright 
  • Using foreign works in India – what you need to know about Indian copyright law
  • An overview of global copyright fundamentals and a comparative overview of copyright law in other countries
  • The importance of having the appropriate licenses for the reuse of content
  • A question and answer session

About Michael Healy

Michael has worked in the publishing and information industries for more than 25 years and has spent most of that time in senior editorial, sales and distribution roles in digital publishing.  He has been closely involved in the development of standards for the international book trade, and is particularly associated with standards for metadata, product information and electronic commerce.  Michael has led many international standards groups, was Chairman of the International ISBN Agency, a Director of the International DOI Foundation, and led the international ISO committee that developed ISBN-13. He is currently a board member of the Copyright Hub Foundation (UK) and Chairman of the Board of The International Standard Name Identifier. 

About Carlo Scollo Lavizzari

Carlo specializes in copyright law, licensing, and litigation. He is an attorney admitted to practice in Switzerland, South Africa, England, and Wales. Carlo's law firm is based in Basel, Switzerland. Carlo advises STM and other publishers world-wide on copyright law, policy, and legal affairs, as well as some film, record and software producers. Carlo writes articles and speaks frequently about copyright and related matters. 

About Geetanjali Visvanathan

Geetanjali is an attorney at Ira Law with 11 years’ experience in intellectual property law including trademarks, copyright, and designs. She works closely with artists, authors, publishers, production houses, record labels, content providers, and copyright societies in India, specializing in copyright and media and entertainment laws. She has worked on some high-profile cases including the Sholay v. RGV ki Aag copyright infringement case and has also represented copyright societies in a number of litigations.