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The conception of this book arises out of the author’s 25 years' experience in legal practice. Not a legal book in the usual sense, renowned Australian intellectual property lawyer Sharon Givoni explains in plain English how the law applies to creative industries. Packed with real-life case studies and user-friendly flowcharts and tables that simplify legal terms, processes and procedures, 'Owning It' demystifies the law for creatives.


2nd Edition Coming Soon!

After the great success of the first edition in 2015, achieving great popularity among readers, the author Sharon Givoni is returning with a new edition of “Owning It: A Creative’s Guide to Copyright, Contracts and the Law”.

A Best-Selling
Book by
Sharon Givoni

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My Story

Sharon Givoni is the Principal Solicitor at Sharon Givoni Consulting, a boutique intellectual property (IP) law firm based in Melbourne, Australia. She is a passionate advocate for creatives, using her legal expertise to empower and rescue. Sharon Givoni has over 25 years of experience in IP and Commercial Law. She has clients Australia-wide and from all walks of life. She has also acted for overseas clients and has delivered talks on Australian IP Laws at international events.

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Sharon Givoni has written a book of valuable application, demystifying the mysterious and, in particular, making the law accessible to creators for whose benefit  it exists. This protection is under pressure as the great ‘consume at any (or no) cost’ tsunami crashes in. More than ever, copyright owners need to understand their rights, and have their rights understood, in the face of unprecedented freedom of access to works.



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