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EU Copyright Reform: What you may have missed

Blog by Amy Thomas (CREATe PhD candidate, sub-editor Evidence Wiki) Next Tuesday, March 26th, will be the final plenary vote on the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive. The focus has been on Articles 11 (press publishers’ right) and … Continue reading

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The Copyright Directive: Articles 11 and 13 must go – Statement from European Academics in advance of the Plenary Vote on 26 March 2019

Academics from the leading European research centres for intellectual property and information law have taken a consistent position on the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. While we welcomed the ambition for copyright rules to be modernised … Continue reading

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Report: CREATe Public Lecture by Prof. Alison Firth – Trade deals and disputes – copyright as a possible model?

Report by Amy Thomas (CREATe, PhD Candidate). The second of CREATe’s Spring 2019 Public Lecture Series featured Prof. Alison Firth (emeritus professor, University of Surrey, visiting professor QMUL and Newcastle Law School) presenting on “Trade deals and disputes – copyright … Continue reading

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Report: CREATe Public Lecture by Dr. Martin Husovec – How Difficult Is It to Repeal New Intellectual Property Rights?

Report by Anthony Rosborough, (LLM Candidate in the Intellectual Property & Digital Economy Programme at the University of Glasgow) On the 6th of February, Dr. Martin Husovec (Assistant Professor at Tilburg Law School) presented a lecture focused on the difficulty … Continue reading

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CREATe launches Art and Modern Copyright: The Contested Image

To launch the publication of her new book, Art and Modern Copyright: The Contested Image, CREATe’s Dr Elena Cooper gave a talk at the Victorian Picture Gallery, Royal Holloway, University of London on 5 December 2018. Dr Cooper illustrated central … Continue reading

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Cultural Diplomacy 2.0 in Question

Professor Philip Schlesinger, Deputy Director of CREATe, spoke about new intermediaries and platform regulation at the European University Institute’s executive training seminar on how cultural diplomacy is presently being reshaped in the digital age. The event was held on 28-30 … Continue reading

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Report: CREATe Public Lecture by Prof. Fiona Macmillan – Copyright and Contemporary Culture: Between Market and Community

Report by Anthony Rosborough (LLM Candidate in the Intellectual Property & Digital Economy Programme at the University of Glasgow). On the 21st of November, Prof. Fiona Macmillan (Birkbeck, University of London, School of Law) delivered a lecture on the relationship … Continue reading

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Copyright Evidence Wiki November 2018 Round-Up

As part of CREATe’s role in the new AHRC UK Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC), we are providing monthly updates summarising new entries to the Copyright Evidence Wiki (organised thematically). The Wiki catalogues empirical studies on copyright, informing … Continue reading

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Updates to CREATe’s EU Copyright Reform Timeline

Several updates have been made to CREATe’s Copyright Reform Timeline, a resource designed to keep track of the legislative process of the Copyright Directive and the many interventions surrounding it. Newest updates include details of: The trilogue negotiations held on … Continue reading

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The First Software Licensing Agreement and its Relationship with Copyright Law

In this post, Amy Thomas (CREATe PhD candidate) analyses what she suspects to be the very first example of a software licensing agreement, and its relationship with copyright law. In my PhD thesis, I am investigating how software licensing agreements … Continue reading

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