Monthly Archives: October 2016

Public Lecture: Press publisher rights in the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market

Continuing our lecture series on topical policy issues, Prof. Raquel Xalabarder (Chair of Intellectual Property, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain) discusses the press publisher rights in the proposed Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. Where: University of Glasgow, … Continue reading

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CopyrightUser.org at the Creative Lenses Forum in London

On 13 October 2016, CREATe producer Bartolomeo Meletti presented CopyrightUser.org at the Creative Lenses Forum at Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, which brought together thinkers and managers from arts and cultural organisations, business and academia to … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: Copyright Reform in a Brexit environment

Public Lecture: Copyright Reform in a Brexit environment By Prof. Martin Kretschmer (Director of CREATe, the RCUK Copyright Centre) Where: University of Glasgow, Humanities Lecture Theatre, When: Wednesday, October 19th, 17:30 This event is part of the CREATe Public Lecture … Continue reading

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EU proposals not fit for modern needs, says Copyright Caucus of ‘Insiders’

POLITICO, the trendy political news outfit, has published the results of its first copyright caucus, in an ongoing series polling leading policymakers and influencers on transatlantic and European issues. Representatives from media and technology companies, academics (including CREATe director Martin Kretschmer) … Continue reading

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View from the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) Conference, Berlin

CREATe researchers Kris Erickson and Martin Kretschmer traveled to Berlin this past week to present a paper with co-author Fabian Homberg, ‘Is Originality Overrated? Measuring the success of original and recombinatory works on Kickstarter’ [Download slides]. We were joined in … Continue reading

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CREATe contributes to British Crime Historians Symposium, 7-9 October 2016

Last weekend, the University of Edinburgh hosted the fifth British Crime Historians Symposium, bringing together a broad range of scholars working on historical perspectives on crime from the disciplines of law, the humanities and the social sciences. This included a … Continue reading

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CREATe Festival Highly Commended for Innovation in Public Engagement

CREATe is delighted to have been recognised  at the University of Glasgow’s Public Engagement Awards. In a presentation at the Knowledge Exchange Conference in the Kelvin Hall on 6th October, the Festival team was Highly Commended in the Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic … Continue reading

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The creative economy in question

The ‘creative economy’ and its workings have been at the heart of our mission, writes CREATe Deputy Director, Philip Schlesinger. Over the past four years, this has given the Centre’s work both a coherent focus and, at the same time, … Continue reading

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CREATe engages with families and children at Glasgow’s Explorathon 2016

Glasgow school children and families kept CREATe data specialist Jesus Perez busy last Friday asking probing, often difficult, questions about copyright! This was an opportunity for CREATe to showcase some of their engaging copyright based research projects at the Explorathon … Continue reading

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ATRIP annual essay competition for young researchers in intellectual property law

The Executive Committee of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research of  Intellectual Property (ATRIP) is proud to launch its annual essay competition for young researchers in intellectual property law. ATRIP contributes to the advancement of teaching and research in … Continue reading

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