Monthly Archives: September 2013

Invited Roundtable: Open access, peer review and scholarly communication: Taking digital innovation seriously

Curated by Prof. Martin Kretschmer & Dr Sukhpreet Singh Saturday 12th October 1100 – 1400 CREATe takes ‘digital’ seriously. In the recent past CREATe academics have experimented with new forms of research communication:

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What do comics, public domain works and alternative scholarly communications have in common?

CREATe is presenting, in October 2013, a weekend of research events and seminars aimed at generating discussion on the relationship between copyright law and norms of communication. While research councils promote open access publishing strategies, journal articles have remained the typical unit of dissemination, prescribed by periodic research assessments and academic career progression. Digital innovation, if taken seriously, may open more permeable, iterative forms of scholarly and commercial communication. Continue reading

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Industry Talking to Industry: The Develop Conference 2013

In July 2013, the Develop Conference hosted a programme of over 80 sessions, tracking the current videogame industry developments and trends. For three days, the renowned annual conference (organised by Develop Magazine, a trade publication with a circulation of 300,000) welcomed videogame professionals from around Europe to Brighton, in a programme shaped by and for some of the key figures in the industry. As part of the Copyright and Games project, and having made some initial forays into literature on the development of business models, creative platforms and payment mechanisms, Develop provided an opportunity to see exactly what the industry was talking about, and how they were discussing it with one another. Continue reading

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Message from Media Education Summit: IP Matters

The 6th Annual Media Education Summit was held 19th and 20th September in Sheffield. As a newly-appointed research fellow with CREATe, the event provided an opportunity to observe how researchers in the media education field are engaging with IP-related questions, … Continue reading

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Ofcom publishes ‘High volume infringers analysis report’

Ofcom has today published the final findings of a year-long study into how and why internet users access music, films, TV programmes, software, books and video games online – both legally and illegally. The fourth wave of the Online Copyright Infringement … Continue reading

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CREATe Working Paper No. 8, Intellectual Property Puts Article 6(1) Brussels I Regulation to the Test, Available Now

The eighth release in CREATe’s Working Paper Series is now available for download. Intellectual Property Puts Article 6(1) Brussels I Regulation to the Test by Paul L.C. Torremans is an attempt to clarify the European Court of Justice’s current position … Continue reading

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CREATe hosts IPO Research and Procurement Workshop in Glasgow 22nd October 2013

This event has been postponed – a future date for 2014 will be announced soon. The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) invite you to participate in half day workshops to have an opportunity to discuss the research programme and specific projects … Continue reading

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CREATe London event to set Copyright Reform Agenda for Archives

Preparations are now well under way for the Archives & Copyright: Developing an Agenda for Reform conference which is due to be held at the Wellcome Library on the 27th September 2013. Registration opened in June and reached capacity at … Continue reading

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