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Orphan Works: Issues, challenges and solutions
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Orphan Works: Issues, challenges and solutions

When: 12:30
Where: Online webinar
United Kingdom
Contact: Juanita Foster-Jones
020 7255 0500

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Orphan works: issues, challenges and solutions

Orphan (works in copyright where the right holders are unknown or cannot be traced), present substantial challenges for the access to and use of creative, historic and culturally important content. This webinar, run by one of the UK’s leading experts on copyright and specifically Orphan Works, will examine the extend of the problem, the possible solutions and next steps to managing these types of copyright works.


Webinar attendees will:

  • Familiarise themselves with Orphan Works
  • Encounter some of the challenges
  • Engage with possible solutions


Naomi Korn

Naomi Korn is one of the leading UK experts in copyright, data protection & GDPR, rights and licensing. She is a highly-experienced presenter and trainer and has run hundreds of workshops for charities, educational establishments, cultural heritage organisations and publishers.

Naomi trained as an Archaeologist and was an Assistant Curator of Prehistoric Archaeology and Copyright Assistant at the Israel Museum 1995-2000. Naomi established Naomi Korn Associates in 2003, after having overseen copyright at the Tate from 2000 – 2003. She is the former Chair, Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) from 2013 – 2017. During this period, she led the reform of the UK’s copyright laws on behalf of the cultural heritage sector, resulting in new UK exceptions to copyright in 2014. She has also regularly represented the interests of the sector to UK Government Ministers and she regularly sits on Government advisory groups. From 2002 – 2007, Naomi was the Secretary of the Museums Copyright Group and also a founding member of the Museums IP Network. From 2015-17, Naomi was a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professional (CILIP), the second largest professional organisation for librarians in the world. Naomi is a visiting lecturer at City University, University College London and Kingston University. In November 2017, Naomi was appointed a CREATe Industry Fellow and in 2018 Naomi joined the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Advisors Network as a sectorial specialist on rights management supporting HFL and its funded projects.




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