Monthly Archives: May 2017

CopyrightX Summit 2017

Dr Thomas Margoni (Director of the LLM Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy and Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Internet Law) reports on the 2017 CopyrightX Summit, held at Harvard Law School. The second CopyrightX Summit took place between … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: Living With(in) Copyright Law

This study by Lee Edwards, Giles Moss and  Kristina Karvelyte from the University of Leeds aims to respond to a call in previous research for greater public deliberation about copyright policy. It is underpinned by the principle that copyright policy … Continue reading

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Launch of the Copyright Cortex

CREATe researchers invite you to the launch of the Copyright Cortex at the British Library on the evening of Tuesday, 20th June 2017. The Copyright Cortex is a new innovative online resource concerned with copyright and digital cultural heritage. A … Continue reading

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What academic research can gain from the pitch competition format

Pitch competitions are short, intense events in which teams compete to solve challenges set by organisers. They offer the possibility to explore innovative solutions in a relatively compressed time-frame and with limited resources. They have been widely used in the … Continue reading

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Can the EU undertake effective cultural diplomacy?

CREATe Deputy Director Philip Schlesinger opened the first session at the High Level Policy Workshop on ‘EU international cultural relations: a strategic approach’, held in Florence at the European University Institute’s Global Governance Programme on 18-19 May. He argued that … Continue reading

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EU Copyright Reform: quo vadis?

Press publishers, Internet platforms and Text-and-data-mining. Martin Kretschmer reports on the progress of the EU’s contested copyright reforms in the European Parliament and Council. Over the last months, many observers have tried to follow the progress of the EU copyright … Continue reading

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Copyright as Frame & Prison: Discussion

CREATe researchers Andrea Wallace and Ronan Deazley participated in the panel discussion ‘Copyright As Frame And Prison’ on 28 April at the Phoenix Arts Centre in Leicester. Complementing the exhibition No Copyright Infringement Intended, which includes work by Wallace and … Continue reading

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Book now: Convergence or differentiation in IP protection strategies and business models? – The case of China

Date: 5 June  2017 (9:00 – 18:00) Location: University of Edinburgh Business School, room LT1A To book: Email project director Dr Xiaobai Shen (xiaobai.shen@ed.ac.uk ) This workshop presents findings from CREATe supported research into the role of digitization and copyright protection in the … Continue reading

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