Author Archives: Kerry

Copyright & Cultural Memory Resource Launched

CREATe is delighted to announce the publication of a new resource on the proceedings of the Copyright and Cultural Memory Conference of 2016. The CaCM2016 resource presents the digital proceedings of the one-day conference designed to explore the essential question: “How does copyright impact the access to and use of our shared cultural heritage across borders, and online?” CREATe researchers Ronan Deazley (Queen’s University Belfast), Megan Blakely, Kerry Patterson, Victoria Stobo, and Andrea Wallace (all Postgraduate Researchers at the University of Glasgow) addressed the challenges of digitisation, orphan works, intangible cultural heritage, risk-based models of copyright compliance for archive collections, and surrogate intellectual property rights.

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Book Now: Business Models for 3D Printing Workshop

The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Strathclyde Business School invites you to an interactive workshop on “Business Models for 3D Printing”.   When: Wednesday 29th March 2017, from 09:30 to 16:30 (BST) Where:  Strathclyde Business School, Cathedral Wing, Room CW507b, 199 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0QU   The workshop is free but places are limited and registration is required. Please register by emailing luciana.d-adderio@strath.ac.uk

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CREATe Researcher in Final 30 for Rijksmuseum Award

CREATe PhD candidate Andrea Wallace has reached the final 30 of the prestigious Rijksstudio Award 2017 , organised by the Rijksmuseum. Andrea’s entry is inspired by Abraham Mignon’s painting Still Life with Flowers and a Watch. A pixellated image of the painting was digitally printed onto fabric from which she sewed a dress. An accompanying skirt is printed with the metadata embedded within the digital image. From an initial 2,600 entries, the selection was narrowed to 30 and the Top 10 will be announced at the end of March: all entries can be seen here. On 21 April an international jury will announce the winners in a presentation ceremony. The first prize is 10,000 euro, the second 2,500 euro, and the third 1,500 … Continue reading

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Book Now: 3D Printing & Intellectual Property Event

Additive Manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D printing, continues to push the boundaries of Intellectual Property law whilst raising questions relating to the protection and exploitation of IP. There have been various attempts to address these questions through legal and empirical studies; yet there continues to be limited literature and debate on the implications of 3D printing surrounding IP law, industry, society, technology and policy. Booking is now open for a multi-disciplinary event at Bournemouth University that explores these questions: Going for Gold: 3D Printing, Jewellery & the Future of Intellectual Property Law Date: Friday 24 March 2017 Time: 10 am – 5pm The event is free to attend, however, places are limited and registration is required

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CREATe academic contributes to Kenyan Copyright forum

CREATe’s Dr Smita Kheria was invited to provide an international perspective on collective rights management in a stakeholder forum, organised by the Kenya Copyright Board in Nairobi. The Kenya Copyright Board is holding several stakeholder forums with a view to establishing a workable a regulatory framework that promotes transparency, accountability and good governance among Kenyan Collective Management Organizations (CMOs). Dr Kheria contributed to the first stakeholder forum held in Nairobi on 21 February 2017 which was attended by artist members of CMOs in Kenya, representatives of CMOs, as well as representatives of users who obtain licences from CMOS.  

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‘Going for a Song’: Copyright Guidance for Music Writers & Composers

CREATe is delighted to announce the publication of a new educational resource on CopyrightUser.org. Going for a Song offers authoritative and accessible sector-specific copyright guidance for music writers and composers. It is based around the video, Going for a Song, which tells the story of Tina and Ben, a (fictional) music composer and a lyricist who create an original song and discuss how to market it.

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Book Now: Cultural Institution Roundtable Event on 24th March

How does copyright impact institutional access policies and use of our shared cultural heritage locally and internationally? The Cultural Institution Roundtable Event is a half-day discussion, organised by CREATe, the National Library of Scotland and i-Publishing Consultants to explore this essential question.

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Edwin Morgan Project Launch & Press

The web resource for the Digitising the Edwin Morgan Scrapbooks project was launched on Friday 20th January, the first major UK study to explore the concept of diligent search since the EU Orphan Works Directive and UK Orphan Works Licensing Scheme came into effect. The resource, found at www.digitisingmorgan.org, explains the obstacles in current copyright law which make the digitisation of cultural heritage collections so challenging and expensive. It was developed by the Project Officer Kerry Patterson, PI Professor Ronan Deazley (Queen’s University Belfast) and PhD student Victoria Stobo with Digital Resources Officer Peter Bennett and Data Specialist Jesus Rodriguez Perez.

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Digitising the Edwin Morgan Scrapbooks: Free Training & Launch Event

CREATe organized two events on Friday 20th January 2017 to launch the Digitising the Edwin Morgan Scrapbooks Project: a free training event about digitising photographs and the launch of the web resource.

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Talking Copyright at the Barras

On Saturday 12th November, CREATe staff joined university colleagues to bring a range of social science research to visitors at Glasgow’s famous Barrowlands (Barras) market. As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, the Barras Social was a day of exhibitions, games, music and family activities designed to show  how research affects the public – and to allow visitors to interact directly with researchers. The university’s stalls could be found among the regular stalls in the indoor area of the market. CREATe was housed in a former blinds stall.

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