Category Archives: CREATe Blog

Regular opinion pieces by consortium faculty, with a focus on the interdisciplinary character of our pioneering project

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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Creative Works Panel Event – University of East Anglia (UEA), 14 May 2019

CREATe partners at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are hosting a panel event showcasing UEA’s commitment to research and innovation in the creative sector. Leading academic researchers from UEA will be joined … Continue reading

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University of Glasgow Intellectual Property Student Society: Interview with CopyrightUser.org’s Bartolomeo Meletti

In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day 2019 (Friday, 26 April), Anthony Rosborough (LLM Candidate in the Intellectual Property & The Digital Economy Programme at the University of Glasgow) conducted an interview with Bartolomeo Meletti (Creative Director of CopyrightUser.org) to … 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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Copyright, policymaking and the public voice: Vacancy for a post-doctoral researcher

A vacancy is now available for a post-doctorate research officer, to work one day a week on a project that will deliver a new model for copyright consultations, and for consultations on media policy more generally. The AHRC-funded project is … 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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