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IPKat Book review: Art and Modern Copyright by CREATe’s Dr Elena Cooper

Readers of the IPKat will have seen the book review posted last week of ‘Art and Modern Copyright – The Contested Image’ (CUP, 2018) by CREATe’s Dr Elena Cooper, which was launched at the Victorian Picture Gallery in December last … Continue reading

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4th Annual European Copyright Society Conference: A Copyright for Authors and Performers (Oslo, 24 – 25 May 2019)

The European Copyright Society (la Société européenne du droit d’auteur) was founded in 2012 by leading scholars to support critical and independent thinking on European Copyright Law and policy. This year’s conference will take place on 24-25 May at the University of … Continue reading

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Copyright Evidence Wiki April 2019 Round-Up

This is part of a series of summary posts rounding-up new entries to the Copyright Evidence Wiki (organised thematically). As part of CREATe’s workstream for the AHRC Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, the Wiki catalogues empirical studies on copyright. … Continue reading

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Report: Seminar by Prof. Paul Heald on “The Effect of Copyright on Book Markets in South Africa (with application to other life-plus regimes)”

Report by by Amy Thomas (CREATe PhD candidate, sub-editor Evidence Wiki) What happens to the availability and price of books when they move from copyrighted status to the public domain? This question is of primacy to the work of Prof. … Continue reading

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Report: CREATe Public Lecture by Prof. Peter Drahos – The Great Transformation or Going to Hell in a Handbasket?: Innovation and Intellectual Property in the 21st Century

Report by Andrea Göhring (LLM Candidate in the Intellectual Property & Digital Economy Programme at the University of Glasgow) For the third and final public lecture of this term, CREATe welcomed Prof. Peter Drahos (European University Institute), who gave a … Continue reading

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3D Printing and Intellectual Property Futures: post-seminar reflections by Dr Angela Daly

Guest post by Dr Angela Daly (Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law). 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is a new emerging technology which has prompted significant debate and discussion regarding its social, economic 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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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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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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