Intellectual property and contracts can be a delicate and tricky issue in the creative industries, and it is important for craftspeople, designers and makers to be aware of the ways they can best protect their work and ideas. Join art lawyer Alana Kushir of Guest Work Agency for part one of a special two-part Victorian Law Week edition Advice Clinic.

This first session will provide makers with an introduction to copyright and design laws in Australia and cover the copyright/design overlap.

Date: Tuesday 16 May 2023
Time: 6-7 pm
Where: Online - Zoom Webinar

The second session, held on Thursday May 18, will introduce the role of IP Australia and the application/registration process for designs and trademarks. Click here to find out more.

This Advice Clinic is presented as a part of Victorian Law Week and is free to the public.

Alana Kushnir is an art lawyer and advisor based in Melbourne. She is the Founder and Director of Guest Work Agency, Australia’s first dedicated art law and advisory practice. She is also the Principal Investigator of the Serpentine Legal Lab, which explores how the law can better support collaborations across art, science and technology, a Board Director of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA), an arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Art, and a member of the Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee of the International Bar Association.


Copyright Your Craft Pt.2

Learn more about the registration process for designs and trademarks with Lachlan Freemantle of IP Australia.