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CREATe Public Lectures and PhD Development events

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.

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Calling all YouTubers: Meetup 24th June

Online video has become serious business. From YouTube’s new copyright review team to the Fine Brothers’ attempt to protect ‘reaction’ videos as a format, there is lots to talk about. We invite UK-based video creators to join us for a roundtable discussion and networking event at the RSA House in London on 24th June. The theme of this meetup is copyright and creativity in online video production. Recent developments on YouTube and other platforms have raised questions and worries: How can small creators protect themselves from unauthorised taking of content? What are some good ways to obtain licenses for music? Is it possible to parody clips from broadcast TV or film? What is the most effective way of dealing with … Continue reading

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Sign up and join a team for the CREATe hackathon

The CREATe hackathon will happen next Friday evening at the Whisky Bond in Glasgow. For those unaware, hackathons are short, intensive software development sessions where teams compete to produce innovative solutions to challenges. The theme of this hackathon is data mining and visualisation to improve copyright policy. This topic should be right up the street of many of our regular readers. Copyright’s limitations are of intense interest to digital innovation researchers, where alternative business models and innovation have emerged. Let’s see what new perspectives we can gain from the hackathon format! There is a £1000 prize for the winning team and a £200 runner up award. The challenges have been laid down and teams are already starting to form. Read … Continue reading

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Invitation to Discuss Copyright Reform: The Implications One Year On

Join us in Bournemouth on 12th November 2015 to consider the implications of changes to UK copyright made one year ago in the wake of the Hargreaves Review. This ESRC Festival of Social Science event is organised by Professor Maurizio Borghi and Dr. Dinusha Mendis at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM), Bournemouth University and co-sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council, CREATe University of Glasgow and CCLFR University of Reading. It is free to attend, however attendees are encouraged to register online as places are limited. The event is sure to be of interest to many of us in CREATe, owing to our continued interest in gathering empirical evidence about the role of copyright policy … Continue reading

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Professor Chris Buccafusco Public Lecture: Experiments on Creativity

On Tuesday 10 March, visiting scholar Christopher Buccafusco (IIT Chicago-Kent) delivered a public lecture as part of CREATe’s March line-up of events. His highly stimulating and compelling presentation took place in the suitably arranged Humanities Lecture Theatre at the University of Glasgow. The audience included colleagues from across law, business, management, economics, art history, as well as IP students from the Law School’s LLM programme.

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