April 3, 2024

Have you received an email from “Copyright Agent” or “PicRights”?

We are aware that businesses and individuals have been contacted by organisations such as Copyright Agent and PicRights in relation to the alleged unlicensed use of photographs on business or personal websites. Copyright Agent and PicRights are not law firms. They are third parties acting on behalf of rightsholders to identify and remedy the unlicensed […]

April 1, 2019

Exploding cultures that ignore risk

The banking royal commission’s final report has put a spotlight on non-financial risks. For financial institutions, addressing copyright issues is one of the crucial risks that can easily be addressed. “I feel like I gotta say something. Sh*t ain’t sitting right with me.” US rapper, Kendrick Lamar “I feel you bruh. Do it for the […]

December 13, 2017

Strathfield Council agrees to pay for news copyright breaches

Strathfield Council in Sydney has issued an apology and agreed to pay damages for infringing the copyright of newspaper publishers and others. The Council has also purchased a Copyright Agency licence in recognition of the role grassroots journalism plays in providing valuable information to its operations. Copyright Agency’s CEO, Adam Suckling says. “In 2015 the […]