Category Archives: Policy

Report: CREATe researchers present on copyright exceptions for education and research at SCURL conference (Part 2)

On 18th June 2020, CREATe researchers Bartolomeo Meletti and Thomas Margoni presented at the SCURL online copyright conference. The online event – organised by Greg Walters (University of Glasgow) and chaired by Jeanette Castle (University of the West of Scotland) … Continue reading

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Adopting a Stakeholder-centric approach to copyright consultation

Today, CREATe publishes ‘Improving Deliberation, Improving Copyright’, authored by Lee Edwards and Giles Moss. The Report can be found here, and the Toolkit which forms the companion piece, can be found here. This is highly innovative research with the potential … 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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The implementation of the press publishers’ right in the CDSM Directive: lessons from France

Implementation to date The implementation clock is ticking. The new directive on copyright in the digital single market entered into force on 7 June 2019, giving the Member States two years to implement its provisions. Nine months have already passed, … Continue reading

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CREATe Symposium 2019: Catherine Stihler Public Lecture

This is part of a series of blogposts documenting the CREATe Symposium 2019. On 9 October 2019, Catherine Stihler, CEO of the Open Knowledge Foundation, gave the inaugural CREATE public lecture of 2019/2020, entitled ‘Reflections on the Making of Copyright Law’. … Continue reading

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Safeguarding User Freedoms in Implementing Article 17 of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive: Recommendations from European Academics

A version of this blog was first published on Kluwer Copyright Blog, available here. On 17 May 2019 the new Directive (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market was officially published (DSM Directive). Article 17 … 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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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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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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