The authenticity of an Aboriginal artwork is important not only for ethical and legal reasons but because it has significant value in the art market. The problem facing Aboriginal artists and communities is how to protect authentic artwork from rip offs made by non-Indigenous people.
This information sheet explains how art centres can systematically manage copyright licensing requests for the use of artists’ work and describes the various sample agreements contained in the Art Centre Intellectual Property Licensing Toolkit. It can be used in conjunction with the suggested Copyright Licence Fee Schedules (only available in the IP Licensing Toolkit)
This information sheet outlines the main aspects of the Indigenous Art Code Compliance Table for Indigenous Art Centres.
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This information sheet discusses the main aspects of the Indigenous Artist and Art Centre Agreement Sample Agreement.
This information sheet describes what ICIP is and what aspects of ICIP are currently protected under Australian law.
This fact sheet introduces:
- intellectual property laws;
- Indigenous heritage and Indigenous cultural and intellectual property;
- problems encountered by Indigenous people seeking to protect their art and culture using intellectual property laws;
- creative ways to maximise legal protection, such as notices; and
- international developments relating to Indigenous intellectual property and policy.
This information sheet describes what ICIP is, how it relates to protecting music and indigenous culture and what aspects of ICIP are currently protected under Australian law.