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Legal Issues for Publishers

The publishing industry is full of twists and turns- especially legal ones that every publisher, be they big or small has to deal with on a daily basis. In a climate where technology is changing so fast and the tools that go along with them it has never been more important to ground yourself in the trickier legal aspects of what it means to be a publisher today. Join Andrea Martin and Samantha Holman, Executive Director of the Irish Copyright Licensing Agency (ICLA) for a day-long seminar on copyright, libel, defamation, privacy and the stickier aspects of using social media.


Where: Poetry Ireland, Parnell Square

When: 22 September, 10:00 am -4:30 pm

How Much? €125 / €100 for members of Publishing Ireland

*Booking essential (via and payments must be made for the course by Friday, 15 September. 


Andrea Martin, Media Law Solicitors

Andrea Martin is one of Ireland’s most experienced media and entertainment lawyers. She advises leading publishers, artists and content providers in the world of film, television, radio and digital media. She has particular expertise in defamation, privacy and pre-publication advice. Andrea is the author of a very successful guide to Media Law for non-lawyers,  Quick Win Media Law – Your Top 100 Media Law Questions Answered (

She has a passion for teaching and her seminars and training sessions are always well received. Andrea is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (BA Legal Science (Hons), Law 1981). She is an Executive Director of MediaforBuyers™ and a Director of Fís na Maolaoíse Teo t/a Cinemobile, Ireland’s first mobile cinema. Andrea is a Member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association.