Monthly Archives: June 2014

Copyright Exceptions in Parliament

The letter reproduced below was sent on 6 June 2014 by UK Intellectual Property Law Professors to the Parliamentary Scrutiny Committee on Secondary Legislation, addressing (in their view unjustified) concerns about the implementation of new copyright exceptions for Parody and … Continue reading

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New research examines IP status of user-generated contributions to TV production

An article published this week in the Journal of Media Business Studies by authors Todd Green and CREATe research fellow Kris Erickson asks, ‘what happens when user contributions are solicited and used to produce interactive TV?’ The question is a … Continue reading

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Copyright liabilities loom for cloud providers in wake of Aereo judgement

News piece by Dr Monica Horten, Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics & Political Science A judgement handed down in the US Supreme Court today has underpinned the claim of a group of broadcast companies that royalties were … Continue reading

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CREATe Researchers present at BILETA 2014

CREATe’s Andrew Black and Judith Rauhofer reflect upon their trip to the 2014 BILETA conference. This year’s BILETA conference took place at the beautiful (and bunny filled) UEA campus in sunny Norwich and saw a memorable three days of presentations … Continue reading

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Understanding Approaches towards New Technologies in the Cultural Sector

Post by Amber Geurts (University of Groningen, The Netherlands), summarizing her presentation at CREATe Researchers Conference & Technology Capacity Building Event Within existing research, there is a lack of understanding concerning the way creative, or cultural organizations, approach new technologies … Continue reading

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Creative imagining: the future of copyright regimes in the film making industry

Researchers from CREATe partner ISSTI (The Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation) based at the University of Edinburgh, recently engaged with independent film directors during the Barcelona Creative Commons Film Festival (BccN) held between 5-8 June 2014. … Continue reading

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Copyright Policy Briefing by Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer, USPTO

CREATe Research Fellow Dr Elena Cooper attended a briefing by Shira Perlmutter (Chief Policy Officer, USPTO) organised by the UK Intellectual Property Office. The briefing took place on 7 April, and covered, very usefully, new copyright policy initiatives by the … Continue reading

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…the _Te_ in CREATe…

– Post by Dr. Richard Mortier, Horizon Transitional Fellow in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, and Academic Curator of CREATe ‘Technology’ Capacity Building Conference June 2014. Next week, June 17 & 18, The University of Nottingham hosts another … Continue reading

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ISP web-blocking in Europe: a delicate balancing act

CREATe PhD researcher Megan Blakely has published a short piece on this spring’s ECJ decision on injunctions against internet intermediaries. She writes, “On 27 March 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) clarified that an internet service provider (ISP) is … Continue reading

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New issue of ‘Audiovisual Thinking’ on the creative economy

Deputy Director of CREATe, Prof. Philip Schlesinger, has guest edited the latest issue of Audiovisual Thinking,  No. 7, 2014. This edition of the highly innovative research publication, addressed ‘Facets of the creative economy’ and covers the disappearance of celluloid, machinima as creative … Continue reading

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