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IP and social media — a guide for content creators and meme sharers

Akber Ahmed

By Akber Ahmed

Trade Mark Assistant

Intellectual property (IP) rights on social media is an area generating a lot of public attention at the moment, thanks to issues as varied as Article 13 from the new EU Copyright Directive and character dance animations on the world’s most popular online game, Fortnite.

Whether you’re creating content yourself or just sharing things like memes and videos on Twitter, there are some issues to be aware of to protect your own rights and make sure you’re not infringing the rights of anyone else.

I've written a short guide to the basics, which has been published on the IP Careers blog.

Click here to read the full piece.

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