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European Copyright Roundtable: How to implement new rules for online platforms?

Post by Martin Husovec and Martin Kretschmer Article 17 Implementation Roundtable Brussels, Thursday, 13 June 2019, 09:30 – 17:00  University Foundation Egmontstraat 11 rue d’Egmont 1000 Brussels, Belgium The Digital Single Market is a widely shared aspiration. The recently adopted … Continue reading

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2 x Postdocs, 1 x Lecturer in IP with CREATe, University of Glasgow

Postdocs in Creative Economy – Two Posts Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law – One Post     This is an exciting opportunity to join CREATe, the UK Copyright & Creative Economy Centre at the University of Glasgow. One of the … Continue reading

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UK Authors’ Earnings and Contracts 2018: A Survey of 50,000 Writers

CREATe has released a study of UK Authors’ Earnings and Contracts based on a large scale survey of 50,000 authors conducted in 2018. The survey was funded as independent research by the UK Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS), and … Continue reading

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Kretschmer at House of Lords Communications Committee

On Tuesday March 12th, I gave evidence at the House of Lords Communications Committee, which has a remit to investigate the media and creative industries. The Committee mirrors in some ways the Commons DCMS Committee. The meeting was a private … Continue reading

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Industrial Policy gone wrong: The Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive

Yesterday morning, before the agreement reached in the trilogue between Commission, Parliament and Council, I gave an interview to Wired on Article 13. What we know about the final text from the representation in the press release by the Parliament’s rapporteur … Continue reading

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CREATe to lead Intellectual Property research in new UK Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre

PRESS RELEASE — University of Glasgow The AHRC has published a CREATe Report to support the Launch of the Creative Industries Clusters Programme, part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. The study INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENTS IN THE CREATIVE … Continue reading

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Vote for a balanced European copyright law: Statement by EPIP academics

European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) is the leading scientific association for the economics and law of Intellectual Property. The EPIP 2018 conference was held in Berlin, 4-7 September 2018, where this statement was drafted. On Wednesday, 12 September 2018, … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: IP & Collaborative Agreements in the Creative Industries

A new CREATe Working Paper is being released today: IP & Collaborative Agreements in the Creative Industries. This is a CREATe report [by Martin Kretschmer, Bartolomeo Meletti & Sukhpreet Singh] released on the occasion of the launch of the AHRC’s Creative Industries … Continue reading

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The Copyright Directive: Misinformation and Independent Enquiry

A new academic statement has been released today in anticipation of the plenary vote in the European Parliament on the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive, scheduled for 5 July, 12:00. More than 200 academics from over 25 research … Continue reading

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The Copyright Directive: Access independent research!

Copyright Reform. It’s a few votes away. The European Union may require those who share news to obtain licences first (permissions against payment). The European Union may require platforms to filter content uploaded by users (aimed at music files but … Continue reading

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