The (C)opyright Chronicles

The Copyright Chronicles is a series of interviews with creatives from different backgrounds, focusing on their practical experience of copyright law.

(C)opyright Chronicles with Michelle Hambur from Heide Museum of Modern Art

For our first instalment, Reetika and Ashley from FAME, were lucky to chat to Michelle Hambur from Heide Museum of Modern Art. Michelle is a Senior Visitor Services Officer and for the past year, she has been working on copyright for Heide’s catalogues. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Art History and Masters of Arts and Cultural Management from the University of Melbourne.

(C)opyright Chronicles with Kris Kotwicki from Creative Artists Law

For our second instalment, Caiti from FAME chatted to Kris Kotwicki from Creative Artists Law. Before becoming a lawyer, Kris worked as a Senior Artist in the computer games industry for a major publisher. Kris specialises in information technology law, intellectual property law and telecommunications law, negotiating for and against the largest multi-nationals, banks and law firms in the world on deals whose values ran into hundreds of millions of dollars. Kris also advises on film law for productions both large and small. Kris has a Juris Doctor of Law from the University of Queensland as well as a Bachelor of International Business. He was admitted as a Solicitor in January 2007 and enjoys 2D and 3D illustration as well as photography.