This month on Download, we look at licensing rights. We set out some things you need to know before licensing intellectual property rights. We focus on developments designed to make the process of licensing copyright easier. We also take a close look at some points that need to be considered when licensing rights on a country by country basis.
> Things you need to know about licensing intellectual property rights
> Dealing in digital rights: will the Copyright Hub show the way forward?
> The complexities of territorial licensing
The possibilities created by billions of internet enabled devices talking to each other range from the life-saving to the bizarre and are increasingly a real part of our lives. With the seemingly boundless opportunities created by the Internet of Things, come challenges for the legal framework which governs it. This month, Download looks at areas which will need to develop quickly to meet the demands of an increasingly connected environment.
> There's spam in my fridge!
> Connecting the Internet of Things
> Privacy by design – essential for the growth of the Internet of Things?
> Who owns the data in the Internet of Things
> Patent issues and the Internet of Things
12 March 2014
Graham is a partner in the Technology team. Graham previously worked in the software industry and was head of legal at a mobile Internet business.
Niri is head of the UK Intellectual Property and Media & Entertainment groups and is regarded as one of the leading lawyers in the fields of soft IP and media by independent directories.
Tim is senior counsel and head of the firm's Publishing group. Tim's legal expertise combines media, intellectual property and advertising.
Lorna Caddy is a professional support lawyer focussing on media, technology and brands. She edits and regularly contributes to Download.