Category Archives: Policy

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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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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CREATe to lead Intellectual Property research in new UK Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre

PRESS RELEASE — University of Glasgow The AHRC has published a CREATe Report to support the Launch of the Creative Industries Clusters Programme, part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. The study INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENTS IN THE CREATIVE … Continue reading

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Updates to CREATe’s EU Copyright Reform Timeline

Several updates have been made to CREATe’s Copyright Reform Timeline, a resource designed to keep track of the legislative process of the Copyright Directive and the many interventions surrounding it. Newest updates include details of: The trilogue negotiations held on … Continue reading

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