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CREATe 2020 – A Year in Review

As we approach the end of 2020, we wanted to look back over some of the work by the CREATe Team during the last 12 months, during what has been an extraordinary year for us all. The year began with … Continue reading

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Copyright Contracts and the Economics of Music Streaming: How can policy favour more equitable business models?

CREATe has submitted evidence to the Parliamentary Inquiry by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee into the ‘Economics of Music Streaming’.   In recent years music streaming has become the pre-eminent means for the dissemination and consumption of recorded music. This … Continue reading

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‘Art and Modern Copyright’ shortlisted for Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship

We are delighted to report that the monograph Art and Modern Copyright: The Contested Image by CREATe’s Leverhulme Early Career Fellow Elena Cooper has been shortlisted for the Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship, to be awarded by the … Continue reading

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OpenAIRE Research: Legal issues in Dealing with Research Data & Making your repository Open

OpenAIRE is a European H2020 funded infrastructure aimed at promoting Open Science and open scholarly communications. As the coordinator of the legal task force on copyright and data, Dr. Thomas Margoni presented a webinar on ‘Legal issues in Dealing with … Continue reading

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Design Council’s ‘Spark’ opens for 2017 applications.

Spark, UK’s leading UK product innovation support programme and fund from the Design Council, launches tomorrow (12 Sep 2017) for applications. Now in its fourth year, Spark provides design expertise to help shape business opportunities and develop product innovations through … Continue reading

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Reflections on CREATe’s first MOOC

Dr Sukhpreet Singh (Director of the MSc/LLM @CREATe) and Kerry Patterson (CREATe Community Manager) reflect on the initial run of CREATe’s MOOC. CREATe ran its first MOOC (massive open online course) this summer: ‘Music Copyright: Understanding UK Copyright Law When … Continue reading

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CREATe@TedX Glasgow 2017

CREATe research was on show to more than 1800 attendees of TedX Glasgow, held on Friday 2nd June 2017 at the SEC Armadillo. The theme of this year’s TEDx in Glasgow was ‘Lead or Follow’ with thought-provokers, inspirational speakers, thinkers … Continue reading

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CopyrightX Summit 2017

Dr Thomas Margoni (Director of the LLM Intellectual Property and the Digital Economy and Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property and Internet Law) reports on the 2017 CopyrightX Summit, held at Harvard Law School. The second CopyrightX Summit took place between … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: Living With(in) Copyright Law

This study by Lee Edwards, Giles Moss and  Kristina Karvelyte from the University of Leeds aims to respond to a call in previous research for greater public deliberation about copyright policy. It is underpinned by the principle that copyright policy … Continue reading

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EU Copyright Reform: quo vadis?

Press publishers, Internet platforms and Text-and-data-mining. Martin Kretschmer reports on the progress of the EU’s contested copyright reforms in the European Parliament and Council. Over the last months, many observers have tried to follow the progress of the EU copyright … Continue reading

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