Category Archives: CREATe Blog

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

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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EU Copyright Reform: What you may have missed

Blog by Amy Thomas (CREATe PhD candidate, sub-editor Evidence Wiki) Next Tuesday, March 26th, will be the final plenary vote on the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive. The focus has been on Articles 11 (press publishers’ right) 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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CREATe’s Dr Elena Cooper casts new light on Holman Hunt’s The Light of the World

Photographs by Susanna Brunetti The Light of the World by William Holman Hunt is well known today as a famous image of the Victorian era, popular amongst both rich and poor in society. In a recent talk in Keble College … Continue reading

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New models for digital film, music and e-fiction production and distribution in China

CREATe presents four new working papers forming part of the deliverables for the project “Convergence or differentiation in IP protection? A case study of new models for digital film, music and e- fiction production and distribution in China”. This includes … Continue reading

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