Find out where to get further information, support and guidance on intellectual property and other areas of your practice. 

The law

Free information and guidance

Artlaw

Copyright Hub

Intellectual Property Office (IPO)

IP Pro Bono

Own-it

Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre

Law firms

DAC Beachcroft

Dentons

Edwin Coe (Discount available for DACS members)

Howard Kennedy

Linklaters

Michael Simkins

Powell Gilbert

Redd

Sheridans Solicitors (Discount available for DACS members)

Taylor Wessing

Wiggin

Withers

Managing your practice

Fine artists

AIR

a-n (The Artists Information Company)

Artquest

Guild of Railway Artists

Royal British Society of Sculptors

Illustrators

Association of Illustrators

Cartoonists' Club of Great Britain

Institute of Medical Illustrators

Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation

Society of Architectural Illustration

Photographers

Association of Photographers

British Institute of Professional Photography

Chartered Institute of Journalists

National Union of Journalists

The Royal Photographic Society


Useful legal forms

Designers

ACID (Anti Copying in Design)

BECTU

Crafts Council

Funding

Public funding bodies:

Arts Council England

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Arts Council of Wales

Creative Scotland

Trusts and foundations, awards, bursaries and commissions:

Artsadmin

DACS Foundation

The Elephant Trust

Live Art Development Agency

Jerwood Visual Arts

Film and Video Umbrella

Paul Hamlyn Foundation