Author Archives: Martin

UK sovereignty: A challenge for the creative industries

This is a written version of a presentation given by Prof. Martin Kretschmer on 16 July 2020 at the Westminster Media Forum policy conference “The future for the UK’s copyright framework”. A shorter blog is available via the AHRC Creative … Continue reading

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Public service broadcasting, streaming services and the future for ‘terms of trade’

Response by CREATe (www.create.ac.uk) to the Parliamentary Inquiry by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee into ‘The future of public service broadcasting’ CREATe has submitted today evidence to the parliamentary inquiry into ‘The future of public service broadcasting’ conducted … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: Streaming Culture

CREATe is publishing today a new working paper Streaming Culture, offering a fascinating analysis of changing online consumption behaviour in the five years between 2013 and 2018. This is joint work with Nesta, within the AHRC Creative Industries Policy & … Continue reading

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Implementing the Copyright Directive: A new web resource

The process of reforming copyright in the European Union did not finish with the adoption of Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (CDSM) in April 2019. The CDSM Directive now has to become a part of national laws … Continue reading

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Opportunities: Two Interdisciplinary Postdocs at CREATe

An exciting opportunity has arisen for postdoctoral work on two externally funded projects: the AHRC Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC), working with Professors Martin Kretschmer, Philip Schlesinger and Gillian Doyle; and the H2020 funded consortium reCreating Europe: Rethinking … Continue reading

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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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