Monthly Archives: July 2018

When Creativity Goes Open Source

In this guest blog post, CREATe Fellow Kris Erickson (former director of postgraduate research at CREATe) discusses findings from his recently published study, which explores how creative firms use free and open materials to generate value. An enduring puzzle has animated … Continue reading

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Report: Presentation by Dr Ryan Whalen: A Network Theory of Patentability: Towards an Empirical Measure of Patent Nonobviousness

A group of CREATe staff and students met recently to welcome visiting researcher, Dr. Ryan Whalen, Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong, and to hear about his current research project. The project, undertaken along with Dr. Laura Pedraza-Farina, seeks to simplify the non-obviousness … Continue reading

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CREATe contributes to Interdisciplinary Roundtable: Histories of Intellectual Property in Numerous Objects

Two members of CREATe – Dr Elena Cooper (Leverhulme Fellow) and Andrea Wallace (CREATe PhD candidate and Lecturer in Law, University of Exeter) – recently presented at an interdisciplinary roundtable, to celebrate the publication of an exciting new volume later … Continue reading

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CREATe Deputy Director Honoured in Spain

Philip Schlesinger, Professor in Cultural Policy and CREATe Deputy Director, has been made the first-ever foreign Honorary Member (Socio de Honor) of the Spanish Association for Communication Research (Asociación Española de Investigación de la Comunicación). The award was conferred on … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: An empirical study of copyright clearance costs in the digitisation of Edwin Morgan’s scrapbooks

A new paper in the CREATe Working Paper Series is now available: ‘I should like you to see them some time’: an empirical study of copyright clearance costs in the digitisation of Edwin Morgan’s scrapbooks by Victoria Stobo, Kerry Patterson, Kristofer Erickson and … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Talk by Dr Ryan Whalen at CREATe, Wednesday 18 July

A Network Theory of Patentability: Towards an Empirical Measure of Patent Nonobviousness Date: Wednesday 18 July, 3pm Place: CREATe Hub, Room 404, 10 Professor Square Booking: Email kerry.patterson@glasgow.ac.uk to reserve a place. Book now for a talk by visiting researcher Dr … Continue reading

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Report: Dataset Licensing Workshop – ‘Choose the Right Rights, Use the Data Right’

The recent Dataset Licensing workshop “Choose the Right Rights, Use the Data Right,” took place on Friday 29 June 2018 at the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Glasgow. The Dataset Licensing Project  is the result of collaboration between CREATe, the Research Information Management … Continue reading

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Why the incoming EU copyright law will undermine the free internet – An opinion by Dr Thomas Margoni, published in The Conversation

The European Union’s proposed reform of copyright law has reached a critical stage as the one of its key legislative measures approaches its European Parliament vote of approval. The first major update to copyright legislation in almost 20 years, the intention of … Continue reading

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CREATe contributes to CASRAI UK Reconnect 2018

On Tuesday 26 June, I was invited to participate in the CASRAI UK Reconnect 2018 conference, at the Grosvenor Hilton Hotel, Glasgow. The breakout session, ‘Dataset Licensing’, offered participants an opportunity to discuss this increasingly challenging issue, which has particular relevance to those working in the area … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship Application

The deadline is approaching for submission of proposals for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship with CREATe as a host institution. Are you interested in exploring copyright’s next frontier? The deadline for submission of proposals is 12 September 2018. Marie Skłodowska-Curie … Continue reading

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