Author Archives: admin

CREATe at the Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, Washington 24-29 September 2018

The Global Congress is a unique forum that brings together every two years a global community of academics, non-governmental organisations and policy makers for a week long assessment of the state and direction of intellectual property policy. It is the … Continue reading

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on CREATe at the Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, Washington 24-29 September 2018

CREATe at the 5th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, 24-29 September Washington DC

The 5th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest will take place on 24-29 September at the Washington College of Law, American University. It is the main convening of a global network of over 800 researchers, activists, and … Continue reading

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on CREATe at the 5th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest, 24-29 September Washington DC

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

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on Why the incoming EU copyright law will undermine the free internet – An opinion by Dr Thomas Margoni, published in The Conversation

New Articles Published from CREATe Open Film Project

The CREATe  Open Film: Open Source project has achieved a striking success in getting two linked articles accepted for publication in the journal Information, Communication and Society. The first paper is Evi Giannatou, Gian Marco Campagnolo, Michael Franklin, James K … Continue reading

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on New Articles Published from CREATe Open Film Project

Trying to CREATe some Organized Creativity: Impressions from a research visitor’s month in Glasgow

Blog by Konstantin Hondros, visiting researcher from the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany In May 2018 I had the opportunity to visit CREATe as a research visitor. Based in Germany at the University of Duisburg-Essen and as part of the DFG-funded project “Organized … Continue reading

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on Trying to CREATe some Organized Creativity: Impressions from a research visitor’s month in Glasgow

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

Post by Ally Farnhill, CREATe PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant. The recent Dataset Licensing workshop “Choose the Right Rights, Use the Data Right,” took place on Friday 6 April 2018 at the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Glasgow. The event saw professionals … Continue reading

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on Report: Dataset Licensing Workshop – ‘Choose the Right Rights, Use the Data Right’

Open Letter: The EU Copyright Directive is failing

Academics from 25 leading Intellectual Property research centres in Europe have published an open letter, expressing grave concerns at the legislative direction of the proposed copyright directive. After a balanced draft report by the European Parliament’s Rapporteur Therese Comodini (Comodini … Continue reading

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on Open Letter: The EU Copyright Directive is failing

New Copyright Guidance for Museums & Galleries + Copyright Awareness Hour Announcement

Copyright specialist and CREATe Industry Fellow Naomi Korn marks World IP Day with the launch of new Copyright Guidance for Museums & Galleries, and announces an upcoming Copyright Awareness Hour. Museums are creators and commissioners of copyright works, consumers of … Continue reading

Posted in CREATe Blog | Comments Off on New Copyright Guidance for Museums & Galleries + Copyright Awareness Hour Announcement

Research Blog Series: Oral Histories & Intellectual Property

For the Research Blog Series, Jose Bellido presents an oral history project collecting interviews with retired barristers, solicitors, civil servants, activists and academics, involved with intellectual property law. Project: Intellectual Property: Oral Histories Investigators: Jose Bellido (University of Kent) and … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Book, CREATe Blog | Comments Off on Research Blog Series: Oral Histories & Intellectual Property

Research Blog Series: Copyright History & Policy

Elena Cooper discusses her research in the area of Copyright History and Policy, for the Research Blog Series. Copyright, History and Policy evidences the diversity of research at CREATe. Led by Elena Cooper, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Book, CREATe Blog | Comments Off on Research Blog Series: Copyright History & Policy