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Thursday 09/05/13

Adam Simpson leads the team at Simpsons Solicitors; one of Australia’s leading intellectual property law firms. The firm acts for a wide range of clients in the creative industries and cultural sectors – from galleries and museums to advertising and design studios, from multinational record companies, publishers and games developers to individual artists. He has been involved in some of Australia’s more interesting and controversial entertainment industry cases including the Holly Valance, Ice TV, Timbaland and Kookaburra Sits On the Old Gum cases.

At deFrost*, Simpson lead an interactive discussion about the often difficult, but always interesting areas of copyright and trade practices law and how this impacts those in the creative industries. Much of his work involves fluid fields of law with challenging philosophical, political, economic and social dimensions.

Watch Vince and Adam debate the thorny issue of IP protections for the Money Issue of Computer Arts.

 

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