Author Archives: Elena Cooper

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 contributes to the British Art Network Conference: Artists as Reformers in Britain

On 30 October 2017, Dr Elena Cooper presented a paper at a British Art Network conference organised by the Tate: ‘Artists as Reformers in Britain 1850-1914’ held at the Watts Gallery, Surrey. The conference explored how British artists projected their … Continue reading

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CREATe contributes to Interdisciplinary Conference: Copyright in 19th Century Newspapers and Periodicals

Last week, Université Paris Diderot hosted a conference exploring the copyright issues raised by periodicals and newspapers in the nineteenth century. Drawing together scholars working in law and the humanities, the conference involved a shift away from the usual focus … Continue reading

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Trade mark protection of public domain works: CREATe academics contribute to Opinion by European Copyright Society

CREATe research has explored the public domain in the context of copyright law. However, can cultural works that are in the public domain as a matter of copyright law, be protected as registered trade marks? The European Copyright Society has … Continue reading

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CREATe contributes to British Crime Historians Symposium, 7-9 October 2016

Last weekend, the University of Edinburgh hosted the fifth British Crime Historians Symposium, bringing together a broad range of scholars working on historical perspectives on crime from the disciplines of law, the humanities and the social sciences. This included a … Continue reading

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CREATe Festival Update – Copyright History App Launch

On Friday 24 June 2016, to mark the host of the CREATe Festival at RSA House, London, the Royal Society of Arts will be launching a new App, on a trial basis, providing an overview of the history of the … Continue reading

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New CREATe Working Paper: What is the Point of Copyright History?

In March 2015, CREATe hosted a two-day event about copyright history, which included a Symposium entitled What is the Point of Copyright History? The point of departure was the publication of Copyright at Common Law in 1774 by Prof. Tomas … Continue reading

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Copyright Policy Briefing by Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer, USPTO

CREATe Research Fellow Dr Elena Cooper attended a briefing by Shira Perlmutter (Chief Policy Officer, USPTO) organised by the UK Intellectual Property Office. The briefing took place on 7 April, and covered, very usefully, new copyright policy initiatives by the … Continue reading

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