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The internet and global markets have redrawn the traditional map of libel and intellectual property law

IP and its protection alone now represent 5% of the total value in world trade. We will guide you through the maze of copyright, IP, slander and libel laws, with a detailed focus on media law.

Our media law courses are trained by journalists, not lawyers, to give web and content editors, writers, sub editors, art staff and PR and corporate communications practitioners a practical working perspective on the law as it affects them.  We adapt them to suit the organisation that we work with, ie print or online publishers; PR consultancies or large corporates.

We offer legal training courses in the following areas.  Please CLICK THE ICON for more information on each one.

Legal training courses In-company training courses E-learning courses
Libel and other defamations in the British Isles
Copyright and intellectual property law
Media law update
 
Top 20 media law mistakes and how to avoid them

Journalism ethics
 

Keep it legal

Keep It LegalETC's exclusive "Keep it Legal" board game reinforces our media law training with an entertaining and informative finale to the courses. Delegates play the roles of magazines and have to answer questions and quiz other teams on the essentials of media law which have been presented in the course. The game tests the knowledge of delegates and their ability to apply the training to their working lives.

"The game and court case roleplay really made us think about what we had learned - and it was fun!"

"I liked the method of using speech, games and dipping in and out of the book of notes, rather than reading or being read to."

"Very knowledgeable, witty, great game!"

"Board game is genius."

We support our media law in-company training with consultancy:

  • Developing policies and procedures for dealing with complaints
  • Drafting specialised manuals and support material for a company
  • Analysis of published material to highlight main areas of legal concern

quote"Mr Sharpe was the ideal person to take the course - his real-world experience of being a journalist on the receiving end of law suits was invaluable, and infinitely preferable to the dry exposition of a lawyer."

Please contact us to find out more.
 

About us

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ETC is the UK's leading training provider for professionals working in media, marketing services, PR and corporate communications.  We provide training for maximising your media, communications, print and digital content. 

We give you a totally flexible approach to your learning and development, both in content and delivery.

Call us on 00 44 (0)1428 722105 to see how we can help you and your staff.  Read more...

Training Consultants

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Learn direct from the best in the industry.  Our consultants, trainers and writing specialists are all experts in their field, and work with Europe's leading media owners, publishers and content providers to improve skills, efficiency and creativity.  Read more...

Contact us

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Please let us know if you want to learn more about our e-learning or tailored in-company training.

You can email us or call on 00 44 (0)1428 722105 to discuss your needs in more detail.

Affiliates & partners

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ETC is pleased to work with and recommend a growing number of carefully selected partners.  Meet our partners here...

Creating content

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We have a large pool of expert talent available to create high quality content for your print or digital projects.

Our award-winning writers can help you create web content, online communication or persuasive marketing copy.  Read more...

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