Monthly Archives: May 2016

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 … Continue reading

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CREATe event: Fashion as Urban Creative Economy: Start-ups, IP and the Rise of Ecommerce.

May 5th 2016 – Prof. Angela McRobbie – Glasgow School of Art The CREATe event hosted at the Glasgow School of Art May 5th 2016 had the aim of bringing together our research and collaborative activities on questions relating to fashion … Continue reading

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Copyright & Cultural Memory Symposium: More Tickets Released

We have released a limited number of additional tickets, due to the high demand for our one-day conference exploring how copyright impacts the access to, and use of, our shared cultural heritage across borders and online. A list of speakers and … Continue reading

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Copyright Education Symposium, London, 24 May

Guest post by Ruth Soetendorp (Chair, Intellectual Property Awareness Network) and Scott Walker (PRS for Music) on convening the CREATe supported Copyright Education Symposium on 24 May in London. What would bring together representatives from the creative industries, academics and policymakers? … Continue reading

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‘The role of digital platforms in the creative industry’ at Competition Law Scholar Forum Lisbon

CREATe researcher Florence Thepot reports from CLaSF Workshop on Competition and Regulatory trends in Digital Markets, Lisbon Law School, 14 April 2016, where she spoke on ‘The role of digital platforms in the creative industry; Consumer Welfare v. Innovation?’. On … Continue reading

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Blockchain or the Chaingang?

CREATe is publishing today a new working paper by Dr Jeremy Silver, CREATe Industry Fellow and incoming CEO of the Digital Catapult. Blockchain or the Chaingang? Challenges, opportunities and hype: the music industry and blockchain technologies Music Ally is launching Jeremy’s … Continue reading

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Anthropology, Intellectual Property and Criminalisation: CREATe welcomes Dr Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

On 28 April 2016, CREATe was delighted to welcome Dr Rosana Pinheiro-Machado, an anthropologist from the University of Oxford, to deliver the first talk in the CREATe Studio Spring/Summer Lecture Series: ‘How Trinkets Became Piracy: Intellectual Property Discourse and its … Continue reading

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Conference: Copyright, related rights and the news in the EU: Assessing potential new laws

The CREATe Associate Project ‘Appraising Potential Legal Responses to Threats to the Production of News in a Digital Environment’ organized a one day conference on 23 April 2016 at the University of Amsterdam to ask questions about the future of copyright in … Continue reading

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Published today: consequences of defining the public domain in economic terms

CREATe researcher Kris Erickson has today published an article in the open access Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics. The article reviews literature from law and economics which defines the public domain in economic terms. This approach to the public domain … 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 … Continue reading

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