• Seminar series

    Upcoming seminars and topics


    Reflections on copyright in shrubberies and on garden designers who say ‘Ni’


    To celebrate the arrival of spring, our May meeting will be devoted to copyright aspects of garden architecture and similar outdoor spaces.

    11th May 2023, 6.15pm

    Bristows LLP

    100 Victoria Embankment

    London EC4Y 0DH

    (In person)



    Dr Martin Schaefer, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Berlin

    Martin is a practising copyright lawyer, specialising in music and media, a proficient author and a member of several
    distinguished associations, including the Board of ALAI Germany. His passion for gardens led him to write his doctoral thesis on the ‘copyrightability of works of garden architecture’ and to embark on the process of publishing a comprehensive guidebook on the gardens of Sanssouci in Potsdam.

    Simon Clark, Honorary Secretary,BLACA


    Brigitte Lindner

    Vice-Chairman, BLACA


  • Past seminars


    Joint IPKat/BLACA/IFIM Rapid Response Event on CJEU YouTube/Cyando Ruling