Monthly Archives: September 2016
On 10th November 2016, join us at the University of Glasgow for the Open Innovation Design Jam competition. Design jams are fun, interactive brainstorming sessions in which teams develop innovative solutions to challenges. This event is an opportunity for innovators, SMEs, creators and IP practitioners to explore open, collective and user-led innovation. Following presentations by leading experts in management, strategy and IP law, teams will form and compete to solve business model challenges involving open or collectively managed IP inputs. How can businesses generate and capture value from open or collectively managed intellectual property? What are the benefits and costs of opening IP portfolios to competitors and user-innovators? How is creativity becoming more dynamic and more distributed, and what does … Continue reading
CREATe Fellow in Cultural Economics, Prof. Ruth Towse, has recently been made a Distinguished Fellow of the ACEI (Association for Cultural Economics International). Continue reading
The School of Law, University of Glasgow is offering a PhD bursary / Graduate Teaching Assistant linked to CREATe, the RCUK for Copyright and New Business Model in the Creative Economy. This is a flexible position, and open to exceptional potential PhD candidates from the UK and EU.
CREATe is delighted to announce the release of the second episode of the award-winning series The Game is On! Drawing inspiration from well-known copyright and public domain work, as well as recent copyright litigation, this series of short films provides a springboard for exploring key principles and ideas underpinning copyright law, creativity, and the limits of lawful appropriation and reuse. Bartolomeo Meletti provides more information on this innovative resource in his blog post.
Join us this autumn at one of our Public Lectures or PhD development workshops. Our public lecture series will investigate topical policy issues such as EU Copyright Reform in the Brexit environment and publisher rights in the new Copyright in the Digital Single Market draft Directive. Our PhD development workshops will introduce students to a wide range of research methods and provide an opportunity to share work with peers and gain valuable feedback. Spaces are limited and booking is essential.
Come and join us at the Explorathon 2016 taking place the 30th of September at the Science Centre in Glasgow from 6pm to 11pm. Amongst many other interesting projects, our Data Analyst at CREATe Jesus Rodriguez will be showcasing two prototype tools, namely OMeBa and IPWatchr, which have been built to gather and make sense of evidence, but most importantly to show what it is possible in terms of technology when informing policy making. Continue reading…
Professor Angela McRobbie, Goldsmiths introduces De-Centralising London As Fashion’s Epicentre | Part One – the first of two articles reporting on her research into the key issues facing young fashion designers wanting to set up their own label.
The CREATe team were delighted to host European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) Association’s 10th Annual Conference in the UK for the first time last September and would like to wish our colleagues at Oxford every success with EPIP 2016. The conference takes place from 3rd-5th of September 2016. The programme is excellent and we are very pleased to have had a good number of CREATe research papers accepted.