A practical guide to copyright

  • 4pm - 5pm

  • Edinburgh College of Art, Main Building, West Court
    74 Lauriston Place
    EH3 9DF

The Artists' Collecting Society (ACS) talks provide a practical guide that covers the Artist's Resale Right, copyright and licencing. It has been written with burgeoning artists in mind and covers the following:



  • What is it?
  • What artistic works does it apply to?
  • What doesn’t apply to?
  • Who owns or can own it?
  • In Practice
  • Archive

Artist’s Resale Right (ARR)

What is ARR

  • What does it apply to?
  • What doesn’t it apply to?
  • Who owns, or can own it?
  • How can I benefit?


  • Intro to Bridgeman Images and Bridgeman Studio
  • Image Licensing
  • Knowing your market
  • Presenting your visual content
  • Structuring fees for licensing
  • Protecting your copyright
  • Commissions vs image licensing

The Artists’ Collecting Society was set up in 2006 as a not-for-profit company dedicated to the administration of the Artist’s Resale Right and copyright.