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Openness, IP & Innovation Workshop: Event Summary and Presentations

On 16th March we welcomed visiting scholars Stefan Haefliger (Cass Business School, London), Natacha Estèves (Sciences Po, Paris) and Rufus Pollock (Open Knowledge) to share their insights and recent work on the theme of openness, innovation and IP. The half-day workshop prompted vigorous discussion between the guests and participants about this emerging area of interdisciplinary research. Below, I have summarised the presentations given by the speakers and provided links to access presentation materials for those who were unable to attend on the day. In my introduction to the event, I highlighted what I think are three disciplinary attempts to engage with the link between openness and innovation. The first of these comes from science and technology studies (STS) and in … Continue reading

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CREATe Visiting Speaker Events, 15th – 16th March 2016

  Continuing the tradition of hosting visiting academic speakers in March, this year CREATe will host a suite of events around the theme of ‘Openness, IP and Innovation’. From the 15th to the 16th March 2016 we will welcome visiting scholars Stefan Haefliger (Cass Business School, London), Natacha Estèves (Sciences Po, Paris) and Rufus Pollock (Open Knowledge) to share their insights and recent work on the research theme. Colleagues and students from other disciplines are warmly invited to take part in the discussions, which promise to be stimulating. This resource page provides details on the events, the speakers, as well as how to book spaces. For general enquiries please contact Dr. Kris Erickson (LKAS Fellow, School of Law).

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CREATe March Lecture Event: Making an Open Information Age

On 16th March 2016, CREATe will host a public lecture by Dr. Rufus Pollock, titled ‘Making an Open Information Age: Power, freedom and inequality in an age of bits‘. Many in CREATe will be familiar with his trailblazing work on the economics of copyright and in particular, on calculating the size and value of the public domain. In addition to his academic research, Dr. Pollock is Founder and President of Open Knowledge, an international non-profit focused on promoting the sharing of information. He was formerly a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow and a Mead Fellow in Economics at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge and remains an Associate of the Centre for Information and Intellectual Property Law at Cambridge. The event will take … Continue reading

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