All content creators must know rights for their work, you can protect your work in different ways. Many artists and creatives lose their work to others because they didn’t protect their work through the procedures set down by Laws.
In collaboration with Creative Commons, a training workshop on Intellectual property was held on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th March at Swahilipot hub for Artists from the hub. The workshop was conducted by our Legal director Asma Al-Amin and Emma Mengo.
The artists were trained on the copyrights, patent, industrial design and trademark, this being the overview of Intellectual property Rights. In addition, an introduction on Creative Commons licenses that will help them share their work on the various online platforms.
This training is an introduction and awareness of Creative Commons in Mombasa, more workshops and training will be held at Swahilipot Hub to assist Artists from being exploited and how they can benefit from Creative Commons.