Principals of copyright in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The importance of copyright has increased enormously with the expansion of global networking. Dealing with the variety of content available, such as text, photos, drawings, sketches, music and film clips, software and databases, requires a comprehensive knowledge of copyright. Only those who understand copyright can comply when using, creating, distributing or archiving copyrighted material. This course focuses on German, Austrian and Swiss copyright law and will help employees better understand licensing and what permissions must be obtained when using copyrighted content in these countries.

Course Objectives

This eLearning certificate course provides the basic legal knowledge required in dealing with copyright protectable works. The aim of the course is the competent everyday dealing with these works and related rights.

Who Should Attend?

This course is for individuals who would like a better understanding of how copyright and licensing works in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The course is taught in German.

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