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November 2012

What Constitutes Evidence for Copyright Policy?

November 8, 2012

CIPPM + CREATe ESRC Social Science Festival event “What Constitutes Evidence for Copyright Policy?” Full programme on: http://www.cippm.org.uk/news/2012/june/ne001-esrc-social-science-festival.html

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Future Copyright: Access all Areas?

November 27, 2012

The workshop aims to bring together an international mix of policy makers, representatives from highly innovative companies working in the creative industries, content creators as well as key experts and representatives from the institutions. It is organised by The Science and Innovation Network in collaboration with the Creative Industries KTN and its objective is to engage participants in a discussion focussing on two main questions: Where does the right balance lie between ‘open’ and ‘proprietary’ approaches to copyright? What must…

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December 2012

Bottom Up Spaces by Bastian Lange

December 4, 2012

Guest Lecture by Prof. Bastian Lange Humboldt University Berlin “Bottom Up Spaces: Collaborative Networks and the Politics of Co-Working”, chaired by Prof. Angela McRobbie. Venue: Goldsmiths College (University of London) Media Research Building Screen One. Time: 5 pm – 7 pm; followed by drinks in the bar. All Welcome. Further details on Goldsmiths’s page. Download printable Dec 4th 2012 Bastian Lange Guest Lecture.

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IP Conference 2012

December 10, 2012

CREATe is co-organizing, in association with the School of Law (University of Glasgow),  ’The Annual IP Conference 2012′ which will take place on 10th December 2012. This year’s theme is ‘IP Dispute Resolution’ and the programme details can be downloaded here. The Conference will be of interest to a wide range of experts and students in this growing area of law, as well as general practitioners who need to build an awareness of dangers, opportunities and procedure for clients. It…

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The 25th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

December 17, 2012

First International Workshop on Artificial  Intelligence  and IP (AIIP) as part of the JURIX 2012 conference  ”The 25th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems”. Workshop chaired by Prof. Burkhard Schaefer http://conference.jurix.nl/2012/cfp.html  Download the AIIP cfp.

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January 2013

Music and Digitisation: Intellectual Property, Cultural Commons and Ontological Politics

January 12, 2013

ERC ‘Music, Digitisation, Mediation’ (MusDig) Research Programme, Faculty of Music, and Ertegun House, Oxford University Organisers: Georgina Born, Aditi Deo and Andrew Eisenburg

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The European Commission’s proposal for a draft directive on the collective management of rights

January 24, 2013

A panel comprising: – Agata Gerba, Copyright Unit of the European Commission’s Internal Market DG – Ed Quilty, Director of the Copyright and Enforcement Directorate of the UK Intellectual Property Office – Professor Martin Kretschmer, Director of AHRC/EPSRC/ESRC Copyright Centre CREATe, University of Glasgow – Frances Lowe, Director of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs at PRS for Music, and – Saskia Walzel, Senior Policy Advocate at Consumer Focus

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CREATe Launch Events

January 31, 2013 - February 1, 2013

CREATe will formally launch on 31 January 2013 (17.00-19.00) with a public event at the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow. Speakers will include representatives of the UK and Scottish government, from the creative industries, and the chief executive of the Arts & Humanities Research Council. This is followed by a one-day conference on 1 February 2013 for academics and stakeholders at the Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture, in the city centre of Glasgow. The conference will examine…

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CREATe Working paper No. 1 published: What Constitutes Evidence for Copyright Policy?

January 31, 2013

An innovative digital resource, offering complete proceedings of an ESRC Symposium with leading policy makers, social scientists and stakeholders.

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February 2013

Creativity that Counts?

February 13, 2013 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm

What fresh perspectives can viewing copyright law through a Humanities’ looking glass bring to key notions of tomorrow’s copyright law? That is the central concern which runs throughout the research project at the heart of this conference. Continue reading

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CREATe Paper Shortlisted for Lexis Nexis Best Paper Award at IRIS Conference

February 21, 2013 - February 23, 2013

A paper written jointly by the Edinburgh CREATe team has been shortlisted for the Lexis Nexis best paper award at the International Legal Informatics Symposium (IRIS), being held this year in Salzburg, Austria. Continue reading

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Torremans (CREATe) to organize and chair copyright event at Queen Mary London.

February 28, 2013 @ 4:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Copyright Reform: CREATe Investigator Paul Torremans to co-organize and chair copyright event at Queen Mary London.   Prof. Paul Torremans, from the University of Nottingham and an investigator in CREATe, is jointly organizing with Queen Mary (University of London) an event on 28th February 2013 titled ‘Copyright Reform: How to Legislate in a Hostile Environment’ Date: 28th February 2013 Time: 4:45 – 8:00pm Venue: Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, 67-69, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A…

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Copyright Reform: How to Legislate in a Hostile Environment

February 28, 2013 @ 4:45 pm - 8:00 pm

Prof. Paul Torremans, from the University of Nottingham and an investigator in CREATe, is jointly organizing with Queen Mary (University of London) an event on 28th February 2013 titled ‘Copyright Reform: How to Legislate in a Hostile Environment’ Continue reading

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March 2013

Future of Printed Media Panel Debate

March 4, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Development and Alumni (University of Glasgow) Public Lecture The discussion will focus on the impact of digitalisation on traditional media and on the wider business community. Our panel will consider current trends in digital consumption and explore the opportunities and threats created by increased consumer internet usage via mobile devices. The session is to be chaired by journalist and broadcaster Andrew Neil. Joining Andrew will be Allan Rennie Editor-in-Chief of Media Scotland, Bobby Hain, Director of Channels for STV and…

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April 2013

Schlesinger’s keynote at ‘Imagining Scotland through Cultural Policy’ conference

April 10, 2013

CREATe’s deputy director, Professor Philip Schlesinger, will be giving a keynote lecture on ‘Cultural Policy and the Constitution’ at the ‘Imagining Scotland through Cultural Policy’ conference, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Wednesday 10th April 2013. Continue reading

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CREATe Presentation at 28th Annual BILETA Conference

April 11, 2013 @ 8:00 am - April 12, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

Prof Ronan Deazley – the Founding Director of CREATe – and Victoria Stobo will be presenting on ‘Archives & Copyright: Risk and Reform’ at the forthcoming 28th Annual BILETA conference. Their paper considers the place of the archive sector within the copyright regime, and how copyright impacts upon the preservation, access to, and the use of archival collections. Continue reading

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Arts of Digital London Meetup – ‘Digital Copyright in Culture’

April 12, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This month’s Arts of Digital London (AoDL) meetup looks at ‘Digital Copyright in Culture’. How has the notion of possessing legal rights to use and distribute the ‘information’ embodied in a cultural object been challenged and reshaped by the advent of digitality? CREATe’s Smita Kheria is among the speakers. Continue reading

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Digital/Social Media and Memory: A Symposium

April 17, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:50 pm

CREATe co-sponsors “Digital/Social Media and Memory: A Symposium” organized by leading global security expert from University of Glasgow, Prof. Andrew Hoskins, to be held on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 from 09:00 to 17:50 (BST) at 226 (East Quad Lecture Theatre), Main Building, University of Glasgow, UK. Continue reading

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Reform(aliz)ing Copyright for the Internet Age?

April 18, 2013 @ 8:00 am - April 19, 2013 @ 3:30 pm

Prof. Martin Kretschmer (Director, CREATe) to speak at the Berkeley Centre for Law and Technology (USA) at the event titled “Reform(aliz)ing Copyright for the Internet Age?” on April 18-19, 2013. Continue reading

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Copyrighting creativity: creative values, cultural heritage institutions and systems of intellectual property

April 26, 2013 @ 10:30 am - April 27, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

From cultural diversity to human rights and from innovation to tradition, this two-day conference organised by Tate Modern in partnership with CULTIVATE will examine how systems of intellectual property contribute to the roles played by cultural heritage institutions in the presentation of culture as the collective memory of society, as well as stimulating new creativity and innovation. Continue reading

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Forms of Innovation – (Humanities, Copyright and New Technologies)

April 27, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

With the rise and popularisation of new technologies, novel avenues for information dissemination as well as creative innovation are constantly being created. Increasingly, the practices in question prove problematic when considered through the lens of contemporary copyright framework. This workshop will address the issues raised by approaches to creativity and information dissemination in the age of digital reproduction by providing both training on copyright today as well as discussing modes of supporting and encouraging a relationship between technology, creative practices developed in the context and copyright. The workshop will focus on contemporary copyright issues of particular interest to scholars in humanities. Workshop sessions on offer will address a range of contemporary copyright issues, open access as well as question of authorship and attribution in academic social media. Workshop will be led by Professor Ronan Deazley, Dr Ernesto Priego, Dr Martin Eve and Dr Caroline Edwards.

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May 2013

‘The Infinite Archive: The Archival Perspective’

May 10, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Data – Asset – Method: Harnessing the Infinite Archive is an international research network led by the University of Nottingham and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute. Bringing together university partners in the UK and US, along with cultural institutions and industry partners in the UK, the network explores the shaping of digital archives and, in turn, technology and knowledge. Continue reading

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New Social Media and New Challenges for Minority Language Policy

May 21, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The next seminar in the Basque Fellowship series, organized by CCPR on 21 May 2013, will reflect on how both minority and majority languages media are adapting to rapid changes in the current digital multichannel environment, as well as to changes in audiences’ viewing and consumption patterns. Continue reading

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Forget the Book: Writing in the Age of Digital Publishing

May 25, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

25th May (10 am to 1 pm), CREATe Event at Goldsmiths, University of London

Forget the Book – Writing in the Age of Digital Publishing: Doug Sery (MIT Press) and Sean Cubitt (Goldsmiths) in conversation. Continue reading

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“Copyright Governance: The Regulation and Enforcement of Copyright on the Internet”

May 28, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

CREATe presents the next round table in the series ‘Conversations on Copyright’, jointly organised by the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Strathclyde and titled “Copyright Governance: The Regulation and Enforcement of Copyright on the Internet”. Speakers include Prof. Paul Heald (University of Illinois) and Dr Irini Stamatoudi (Greek National Copyright Organization).

Venue: The Conference Suite at The Lighthouse, Glasgow
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College of Arts Inaugural Industry Day, 31st May 2013.

May 31, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

C‌REATe will attend Glagsow University’s College of Arts Industry Day on 31st May 2013 between 0900 and 1500 hrs with an interactive array of project details, updates and live surgeries by a few select project investigators between 1100 and 1300 hrs. Continue reading

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June 2013

IP, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Are there lessons from ‘Start-Up Nation’?

June 13, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Israel has been described as “start-up nation” for the disproportionate number of innovative local companies that have enjoyed commercial success. One of the most salient issues in this connection is the role that IP and public policy has played in fostering these developments. The lecture will address these and related issues in connection with the “start-up” milieu of the country. Continue reading

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CREATe Researchers Conference and Empirical Capacity Building Event (Edinburgh) – INTERNAL

June 13, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - June 14, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

CREATe Researchers Conference and Empirical Capacity Building Event (Edinburgh) – 13 & 14 June 2013 This is a 2 day internal conference and capacity building event for CREATe investigators and researchers from across 7 UK Universities, curated by the CREATe team at the University of Edinburgh and supported by the CREATe Centre at the University of Glasgow. Full details at https://www.create.ac.uk/edinburgh-conference/

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Fashion Matters in Times of Globalisation and Digitalisation: City Spaces, Designers, Producers, Supply Chains, Technology and IP.

June 24, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Goldsmiths University of London and CREATe (RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy), present a kick-off session for Goldsmiths research project under the CREATe programme on 24th June 2-5pm at Goldsmiths New Academic Building Room 302. Continue reading

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ISHTIP 5th Annual Workshop 2013 in Paris

June 26, 2013 @ 2:30 pm - June 28, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

5th Annual Workshop of ISHTIP (International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property) 2013 is to take place in Paris. See details and call for papers at http://www.ishtip.org/?page_id=551

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July 2013

Orphans and Images – Report Launch and Panel Discussion

July 2, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

TSB and CREATe invite you to the launch of an independent report for the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), entitled “Copyright, and the Regulation of Orphan Works” on 2nd July 2013 at The Law Society, London Continue reading

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SERCIAC 2013 in Paris

July 8, 2013 - July 9, 2013

The 2013 Annual Congress of the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues (SERCI) will be held in Paris (France), on July 8th and 9th, 2013, organized locally by Olivier Bomsel (ParisTech). Continue reading

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September 2013

CREATe: Music and Academics Seminar

September 6, 2013

Organised in association with UK Music, this seminar provides a forum for academia and industry to collectively explore issues of copyright affecting the music industry. It will focus on digitisation and the politics of copying, copyright infringement and enforcement, music copyright in the digital age and the bigger picture. For each topic academic presentations will be followed by music industry responses and moderated discussion. Continue reading

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Ofcom/IPO Workshop on Good Evidence for Copyright Policy

September 13, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Hosted by Ofcom and the Intellectual Property Office this event seeks to bring together copyright owners, policy makers, users of copyright works and academia to discuss best practice in conducting research and gathering evidence on copyright and enforcement policy. It will also provide an opportunity to consider how to build research capacity in this important area at a time when resources are increasingly scarce. Continue reading

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GikII 2013, Bournemouth

September 16, 2013 - September 17, 2013

The eighth annual GikII workshop takes place in Bournemouth from 16-17th September, providing an opportunity for delegates to immerse themselves in debates about cutting edge technology, popular culture and the law. Continue reading

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Archives and Copyright: Developing an Agenda for Reform

September 27, 2013

This one-day symposium is jointly organised by CREATe and the Wellcome Trust. It will provide an opportunity for participants to: consider the merits of taking a risk-based approach to copyright clearance for archival digitisation projects; to discuss current and future changes to UK and EU copyright legislation as they affect cultural heritage institutions; and to develop a strong voice for the archive community in ongoing policy debates in this area. Please see event page for full details and how to…

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The Perfect Swell: Workshop on Text and Data Mining for Data Driven Innovation

September 27, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The workshop is intended as a follow-up to our joint response and subsequent withdrawal from the Licences for Europe workshop on text and data mining. It is intended as a means of initiating a broader discussion around text and data mining with the context of data driven innovation and well as providing feedback to policymakers regarding the conditions need to foster text and data mining in Europe for both research and innovation. Continue reading

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Identity Lost – electronic identity, digital orphan works and copyright law reform

September 30, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

As a timely response to the Government’s proposals to digitalise its services and the related need for an identity assurance scheme, City University London has established a Network of Excellence which brings together academics, industry and government stakeholders representing different disciplines to identify gaps in the research of identity management and to provide innovative solutions from their unique combination of diverse research perspectives.

The Network joins forces with the CREATe, RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Digital Economy, and invites you to join them to hear and discuss current research on the implications of identifying authorship of electronic images, prompted by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA) that implemented for the UK EU Directive 2012/28/EU through changes to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act. Continue reading

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October 2013

The global position of national data privacy laws and international instruments: Is there any point?

October 8, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

As part of University of Strathclyde and CREATe: Internet Law Events Autumn 2013, Graham Greenleaf, Professor of Law, University of New SouthWales and Director of AUSLII presents: “The global position of national data privacy laws and international instruments: Is there any point?” The presentation charts the global development of national data privacy laws over 40 years since the first such law in 1973, and the international data privacy agreements, and associations of data privacy authorities that have arisen since. It asks…

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Phasing Out Copyright : How to Set Limits to the Long Term of Copyright Protection

October 10, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Martin Senftleben, Professor of Intellectual Property and Head of the Private Law Department at the VU University Amsterdam, and Senior Consultant at Bird & Bird will present at a forthcoming SCRIPT Seminar at the University of Edinburgh on 10th October, between 1pm and 2pm. Mr. Senftleben’s activities focus on the reconciliation of private intellectual property rights with competing public interests of a social, cultural or economic nature. Current research topics concern flexible fair use copyright limitations, the enforcement of copyright in the digital environment, trademark law and the…

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Writing about Comics and Copyright

October 10, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Inaugural Public Lecture: ‘Writing about Comics and Copyright’ delivered by Prof. Ronan Deazley and organized by the School of Law. Details here.

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Research perspectives on the Public Domain

October 11, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A concept that bridges Intellectual property law, cultural studies, economics, literature and genre studies, the public domain encompasses the massive body of cultural ideas and artistic works that are outside of copyright and normally available for creative uptake by new users. Controversial issues in urgent need of research include the effect of copyright term extension on creative production, the availability and use of ‘orphan’ works, the legal status of adaptation and user-generated content and economic decision-making by authors and audiences…

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Research Design of Public Domain Empirical Studies

October 11, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Invited Roundtable: ‘Research Design of Public Domain Empirical Studies’ curated by Dr. Kris Erickson An opportunity for invited participants to share research and collaborate on empirical research design to address public domain related research questions. This invitation only event is being co-ordinated directly by Dr Kris Erickson.

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‘Open access, peer review and scholarly communication: Taking digital innovation seriously’

October 12, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

CREATe takes ‘digital’ seriously. In the recent past CREATe academics have experimented with new forms of research communication. What do these new digital formats mean for authorship, authenticity and preservation? For reception and impact? How do we peer review non-orthodox academic research? For academic career progression? How do they link to the ‘open data’ movement? The aim of this roundtable is to develop a position paper in the context of the UK academic funding landscape. Does non-orthodox academic activity matter?

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CREATe hosts IPO Research and Procurement Workshop in Glasgow 22nd October 2013

October 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event has been postponed – a future date for 2014 will be announced soon. The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) invite you to participate in half day workshops to have an opportunity to discuss the research programme and specific projects to be commissioned over the next 12 months; and to have an opportunity to hear from the procurement team about the new streamlined online process for registering to bid for IPO research. The IPO is holding these procurement workshops in…

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November 2013

Economic Evidence in Legal Procedures (Seminar)

November 4, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Professor Martin Kretschmer presents a seminar at the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics on 4th November, exploring the topic of “Limitless Copyright?” For further information see the seminar website. Introduction to the seminar Government should firmly resist over-regulation of activities which do not prejudice the central objective of copyright, namely the provision of incentives to creators. (Recommendation 5, Hargreaves Review 2011). Legislative intervention limiting the scope of copyright is only appropriate where owners are unable to enforce their rights.…

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Limitless Copyright?

November 5, 2013 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Professor Martin Kretschmer addresses “The Formation of Normative Orders” Cluster of Excellence at Goethe University in Frankfurst on November 5th; the title of his lecture is “Limitless Copyright?“ From the corresponding flyer: Government should firmly resist over regulation of activities which do not prejudice the central objective of copyright, namely the provision of incentives to creators.” (Recommendation 5, Hargreaves Review 2011). – Legislative intervention limiting the scope of copyright is only appropriate where owners are unable to enforce their rights. …

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Policy, Privacy and Digital Presence: The right to be forgotten in the virtual world.

November 6, 2013 - November 7, 2013

The final seminar in the ESRC seminar series: ‘Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights’ is being organized by the Glasgow University based Adam Smith Research Foundation in association with CREATe, Policy Scotland and the Glasgow Memory Group. Continue reading

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Third Strike for ‘Three Strikes’ Legislation? Internet Intermediaries as Tools of Copyright Enforcement

November 12, 2013 @ 12:50 pm - 2:50 pm

CREATe Deputy Director Professor Lilian Edwards will give a talk to the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School on November 12th entitled “Third Strike for ‘Three Strikes’ Legislation? Internet Intermediaries as Tools of Copyright Enforcement”. The talk will include coverage of work undertaken in CREATe’s research work package 3C.3, Public/Intermediary-enabled Copyright Enforcement. 

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Research seminar by Prof. George Brock on the Business of News in the Digital Age

November 27, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Research seminar by Professor George Brock (City University London) titled ‘Out of Print: Newspapers, Journalism and the Business of News in the Digital Age’ organized by CCPR on Wednesday, November 27th, 12-1 pm at The Melville Room, Main Building, University of Glasgow.

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December 2013

3D Printing – Industry Game Changer or Just the Latest Hype?

December 3, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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CREATe is co-producing ‘Reforming Formats’ in Berlin on 5th and 6th December 2013.

December 5, 2013 - December 6, 2013

CREATe is co-producing with Germany based Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, an international research meets practice workshop titled Reforming Formats – Producing and protecting audiovisual formats in convergent media. The event, featuring presentations by Prof. Martin Kretschmer and Dr Sukhpreet Singh, from CREATe, will be held at the Collegium Hungaricum Berlin on 5th and 6th December 2013. The event page set up by the hosts provides further details. Please contact christian.pentzold@hiig.de for information.

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AIIP2 – Second International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and IP Law

December 11, 2013 - December 13, 2013

  After the success of AIIP 1 in Amsterdam, the International Workshop on AI and IP returns for a second day of discussions and paper presentations, to be held in conjunction with the JURIX conference on AI and Law. JURIX will that will take place from the 11-13th December 2013 in Bologna. The workshop is supported by CREATe, the RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy. Workshop organisers are Prof. Burkhard Schafer from the University…

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January 2014

Methodological Challenges in Empirical Research on Copyright

January 14, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Title: Methodological challenges in empirical research on copyright

This lunchtime seminar will explore some methodological challenges in empirical research on copyright through two specific CREATe projects. Continue reading

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Glasgow University Lecture – Microsoft: Ten Years After

January 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Professor Ian Forrester QC, White & Case (Brussels) will present a lecture at the University of Glasgow, on Friday 17th January at 2.00pm entitled “Microsoft: Ten Years After”. Ian Forrester was the European lead counsel for Microsoft during both the European Commission investigation and the litigation before the European Court. The Lecture will take place in the Sir Alexander Stone Lecture Theatre.

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Post-mortem Privacy: Exploring Deceased’s Privacy in a Digital World (CPDP Panel)

January 24, 2014 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am

This panel explores the issues surrounding post mortem privacy (PMP): privacy of the deceased in the digital realm. This concept has only recently become a subject of concern in various disciplines, including law, sociology, psychology, computer sciences, anthropology, and forensics. The panel aims to tackle and explain how the competing privacy interests of the deceased, bereaved family, heirs and society should be dealt with following death.  It will assess and question the value and importance of the various aspects of…

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‘Creatives Research Resource Day’ 31st January 2014

January 31, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The aim of this internal CREATe workshop is to bring together all researchers within CREATe who are working on this topic and who are also employing a range of cognate methodologies, notably the interview but also a range of ethnographic approaches. This follows the CREATe’s long-term agenda to develop insights and debate beyond particular projects by highlighting common thematic interests and contrasting findings. Further details such as programme here.   *** Please note this is an internal event, so invitations…

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February 2014

Stakeholders Event @ Nottingham: Open Access Publishing

February 3, 2014

Organised by G Frosio and E Derclaye, School of Law, University of Nottingham and funded by CREATe – www.create.ac.uk Room B2 Hemsley, University Park, University of Nottingham   DRAFT PROGRAMME 10.00 Introduction from Martin Kretschmer, Glasgow University and Director of CREATe 10.10 Presentation of Literature Review’s Findings from Giancarlo Frosio, Stanford University Chair/moderator: Estelle Derclaye, Nottingham University 10.40 Reactions / Q&A Session Chair/moderator: Estelle Derclaye 10.50 Coffee Break 11.05 Discussion of Research Gap I: ‘Historical Perspective’. Presented by John Willinsky,…

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March 2014

AHRC Creative Economy Showcase

March 12, 2014

The AHRC Creative Economy Showcase will be targeted at policy-makers, business leaders in the creative industries and other sectors, knowledge exchange practitioners and Directors of research in universities, senior representatives from AHRC’s partner organisations in the Creative Economy, representatives from the AHRC’s investments in the Creative Economy and other stakeholders. The showcase will highlight the outcomes and innovations from AHRC’s activities in this area, provide opportunities to debate and influence current top level thinking in the sector, and facilitate networking.

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Higher Education & Creative Knowledge: Exploring Digital Co-production and Communities

March 20, 2014

CREATe is hosting AHRC’s Connected Communities Research Network and their 4th workshop of the series “Beyond the Campus: Connecting Knowledge and Creative Practice Communities across Higher Education and the Creative Economy”. Please see event resource page here.

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Creativity, Circulation and Copyright: Sonic and Visual Media in the Digital Age

March 28, 2014 - March 29, 2014

CCC_PosterOver the past two decades, digital technologies have fundamentally altered the ways that musical and audiovisual media are created, circulated and received. As musical and audiovisual content has been made available in multiple formats through a variety of media platforms, there has been a multifaceted convergence of visual and sonic media, of production and consumption, and of corporate and grassroots artistic endeavours. Creators, promoters and audiences have responded in a variety of ways to the new challenges and opportunities. And, at the same times as media industries’ adaptive strategies are shifting users’ expectations and experience of audio-visual content, participatory use is constantly stretching and testing the legal frameworks of copyright law.

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April 2014

Launch of ‘CREATe File-Sharing Evidence Review’ & Stakeholders Event 2014

April 11, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CREATe researchers (Prof. Daniel Zizzo, Dr. Piers Fleming and Mr. Steven Watson) from the University of East Anglia will be presenting results from their work package ‘Sharing, Streaming, Stealing or Socialising’ in a stakeholders event in London on Friday 11 April 2014. Further Details on Resource Page here.        

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BILETA 29th Annual Conference

April 14, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - April 16, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

The University of East Anglia Law School will host the 2014 conference on 14-16 April 2014. Plenary speeches will be given by Sarah Glassmeyer (Director of Community Development) at CALI (Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) and Eric King (Head of Research) at Privacy International. Email Conference Organiser, Dr Karen Mc Cullagh, for any queries: bileta2014@uea.ac.uk. Location & Transport The conference will be held in Earlham Hall at the University of East Anglia.   The University is located in the city of Norwich.

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May 2014

Information Without Borders: the global library and archive ecosystem

May 2, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The International Federation of Library Associations is hosting an event – Information Without Borders: the global library and archive ecosystem – during the 27th meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright & Related rights (SCCR) (28 April – 2 May). Speakers include Dr. Paul Ayris, Director of Library Services, University College London; President, LIBER (Association of European Research Services); Prof. Ronan Deazley, Faculty of Law, University of Glasgow; Trish Hepworth, Executive Officer, Australian Digital Alliance; and Barbara Szczepańska, Poznan Foundation…

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Rockonomics: The Economics of Streaming Music : Public Lecture by Will Page, Director of Economics at Spotify

May 8, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Rockonomics: The Economics of Streaming Music : Public Lecture by Will Page, Director of Economics at Spotify Moderator: Simon Frith, Tovey Professor in the Reid School of Music, The University of Edinburgh Venue:Please note new location: Lecture Theatre 1, Institute for Academic Development 7 Bristo Square, Edinburgh EH8 9AL A map of how to get to 7 Bristo Square is here  http://www.ed.ac.uk/maps?building=bristo-square Joining instructions Once in Bristo Square walk towards the building which houses Potterrow and the Santander Bank. Go…

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Series of special events in Music and Film

May 28, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - May 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

Series of special events this week, Wednesday 28 May – Friday 30 May on the theme of IP in Music and Film. Hosted by Professor Mira Sundara Rajan. Guest speaker Martha de Francisco, an eminent sound engineer who has worked with classical music greats including Alfred Brendel, Jessye Norman, and the Philadelphia Orchestra, is currently an Associate Professor of sound recording at McGill University Montreal, Canada (founded by James McGill, who studied at the University of Glasgow in the 1750s).    Martha…

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Understanding Copyright – An Introduction for Archivists

May 30, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Scottish Council on Archives is collaborating with CREATe, at the University of Glasgow, to deliver a series of capacity-building workshops for the Scottish archive sector throughout the next 18 months (June 2014 – December 2015). The first in this series of events will focus on the way in which copyright law impacts the work of the archivist. In addition to providing attendees with an introduction to essential concepts of UK copyright law, the workshop offers an overview of copyright…

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June 2014

Feminist Writing

June 6, 2014

The questions of what to write, how to write, and where to write have always been central to feminism.  Writing matters not only in the dissemination of knowledge but also to the creation of feminist publics. The history of feminism includes a history of materials that have been passed around. In this workshop we hope both to return to some of these histories of feminist writing (to consider, for example, the role of feminist presses, the uses of brochures and…

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Understanding Copyright – An Introduction for Archivists

June 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Scottish Council on Archives is collaborating with CREATe, at the University of Glasgow, to deliver a series of capacity-building workshops for the Scottish archive sector throughout the next 18 months (June 2014 – December 2015). The first in this series of events will focus on the way in which copyright law impacts the work of the archivist. In addition to providing attendees with an introduction to essential concepts of UK copyright law, the workshop offers an overview of copyright…

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Up your IP: Design meets Intellectual Property

June 16, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Monday 16th June 2014 Creative Scotland Event Space, Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG 10.30am – 2.30pm (Registration at 10am)   Creative Scotland, in partnership with the Institute for Capitalising on Creativity at University of St. Andrews, invites you to ‘Design meets Intellectual Property’. This event will provide designers with legal advice and knowledge on Intellectual Property Rights, and industry experts will discuss the Intellectual Property (IP) issues that designers face in today’s market place. Speakers will also…

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Horizon Digital Economy/CREATe Technology Capacity Building Event

June 17, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - June 18, 2014 @ 3:30 pm

Horizon Digital Economy Research and CREATe would like to invite you to the Technology Capacity Building Event on Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th June 2014. As the RCUK centre for copyright and new business models in the creative economy, CREATe entails engagement between a broad range of disciplines. In particular, the Te in CREATe stands for Technology and so we invite you to participate in the second CREATe Researchers Conference and Capacity Building Event. The aims of this event are:…

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CREATe @ Westminster Media Forum

June 19, 2014

Prof. Martin Kretschmer, Director of CREATe, has been invited to speak at the Westminster Media Forum’s 19th June seminar titled “Next steps for copyright policy: UK and European reform”. This seminar will be a timely opportunity for delegates to discuss latest policy developments and emerging challenges facing the UK’s copyright framework. It takes place in the context of the European Commission consultation seeking industry views on harmonising copyright laws across the EU, as the Government begins to implement important reforms to UK copyright law…

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Could technology override economics in the case of the Digital Copyright Exchange? – CREATe + ISSTI + SCI Joint Seminar

June 27, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Seminar jointly sponsored by CREATe, ISSTI (the Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation) & SCI (Social Informatics Cluster) Topic: Could technology override economics in the case of the Digital Copyright Exchange? Speaker: Professor Ruth Towse Date: Friday June 27th Time: 9.30 – 11 am Venue: The University of Edinburgh Business School 4th floor conference room Ruth introduces the seminar: “Economic analysis of collective rights administration has so far strongly supported the natural monopoly case for single national…

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July 2014

Sixth Annual ISHTIP Workshop – The Instability of Intellectual Property

July 2, 2014 - July 4, 2014

ISHTIP 2014 is hosted by the Department of Archival Science, Library & Information Science and Museology & Heritage Studies (ALM), Uppsala University in collaboration with the Faculty of Law, Uppsala University and Linköping University in Sweden.

By choosing the theme of the instability of intellectual property, the workshop is expected to focus on the ways in which intellectual property moves and travels across disciplinary, legal, linguistic, and geopolitical borders. Continue reading

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September 2014

CREATe/ IViR Amsterdam Copyright Stream @ EPIP 2014

September 4, 2014 @ 8:00 am - September 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
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Digital Dialogues, a look at IP for theatre practitioners

September 11, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Organised by ICC in collaboration with the Federation for Scottish Theatre and Creative Scotland, with additional funding from CREATe. Beginning with a networking lunch, the event will include presentations from theatre companies involved with digital and live streaming productions, and insights from legal professionals on digital rights and digital marketing. The event is free to attend but places are limited and must be booked through coca@st-andrews.ac.uk.

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Workshop @ UbiComp’14: How do you solve a Problem like Consent?

September 13, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Informed consent is an important human value. However, it is currently unrepresented within the design of ubiquitous systems. This workshop will focus upon the challenges related to securing, supporting, and sustaining user consent within Ubicomp systems. This is a broad and under-developed area and so we hope to attract a breadth of thought, existing research and potential solutions. We are inviting submissions that highlight (a) theoretical/conceptual issues related to consent (b) solutions (actual or proposed) that might address an aspect…

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Re-use of Public Sector Information Directive – what does it mean for the Library Sector?

September 15, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The British Library is hosting a workshop on the amended Re-use Directive and what it means for university / library sector. As a result of 2013 amendments to the Directive university / publicly funded libraries have to comply with rules of reuse relating to university copyright and their public domain collections. Colleagues from The National Archives, which is leading on the transposition of the Directive into UK law, will explain: the purpose and operation of the Directive; the amendments now being made; the timetable…

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CREATe “All Hands” Conference, House for an Art Lover, Glasgow, 15 & 16th September 2014

September 15, 2014 @ 9:30 pm - September 16, 2014 @ 5:30 pm

For details of this event and to register please see the main event resource page.

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Upping Your Game, a workshop on IP and business models for the video games industry

September 25, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Organised by Abertay University, by ICC and Creative Scotland, with additional funding from CREATe. Speakers from industry, academia and legal and enterprise organisations will address IP and business sustainability, investment and funding opportunities, and avenues for engaging with other sectors in the UK and internationally. The event is free to attend but places are limited and must be booked online. Further details are available from the Institute for Capitalising on Creativity, coca@st-andrews.ac.uk.

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October 2014

Collaborative Futuring With and By Makers

October 3, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Sampsa Hyysalo, Cindy Kohtala, Pia Helminen & Samuli Mäkinen Aalto University, Finland.  Sampsa.hyysalo@aalto.fi Sampsa Hyysalo is Associate professor in co-design at the Aalto School of, Art, Design and Architecture and a Senior Researcher at the Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki Finland. Sampsa’s research and teaching focus on user involvement in innovation and the co-evolution of technologies, practices and organizations. He also edits the journal Science and Technology Studies. Maker spaces and maker activities are rapidly proliferating and evolving phenomena at…

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Copyright 2014 Seoul Forum

October 8, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

CREATe Director Martin Kretschmer is a keynote presenter at the 2014 Copyright Seoul Forum. The theme of the conference, which is sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is ‘The Digital Age: Present and Future of Copyright‘. For more details, see the conference press release (please note that this page is in Korean).

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November 2014

3D Printing: A Selection of Stakeholder Perspectives

November 7, 2014

There has been much written on the latest developments relating to additive manufacturing or 3D printing as it is more commonly known. The recent rise of low-cost consumer 3D printers have also made the headlines and raised interesting and complex questions. However, there is limited literature and debate on the implications of 3D printing surrounding intellectual property law, economics, policy, society and technology. To understand these various implications, this event, co-sponsored by the ESRC and UKIPO and hosted by Dr. Dinusha Mendis Co-Director CIPPM, will bring…

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December 2014

Valuing the Public Domain – A Workshop for UK Creative Firms

December 5, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

‘Valuing the Public Domain’ is a major research and knowledge exchange project carried out by CREATe, University of Glasgow with the UK Intellectual Property Office (co-funded by the Economic and Social Research Council ESRC). The purpose of the project was 1) to map the size of the public domain and frequency of its use; 2) analyse the role of public domain works in value creation for UK firms; 3) assist UK media companies to identify business models that benefit from…

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February 2015

The Economics of Creativity and Competition : New Markets, New Challenges

February 4, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - February 5, 2015 @ 3:45 pm

A CREATe capacity building event hosted by: Centre for Competition Policy & University of East Anglia, Norwich 4th/5th February 2015 Context Economics lies at the heart of CREATe’s mission to explore the role of copyright and new business models in the creative industries. This two-day event provides an opportunity to explore the insights and methods provided by economists and others. It will be an opportunity to debate the relationship between competition and creativity; to consider how experimental economics can increase our understanding…

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Critical Perspectives on Fashion Research and Methodology

February 18, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Goldsmiths Fashion Research Unit’s inaugural Event, chaired by Prof Angela McRobbie. All are welcome but please RSVP to Katie Hindle from Goldsmiths Department of Media and Communications (cop02kh@gold.ac.uk).

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March 2015

Seminar: From Intellectual Property to Cultural Property: Radicalizing Cultural Heritage?

March 4, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Professor Fiona Macmillan (Birkbeck College, University of London) Wednesday 4 March 2015, 15:30, Melville room, Main Building, University of Glasgow. Abstract: This seminar presentation is based on the argument that we need some device for protecting community rights in cultural production from the privatizing and commodifying effects of intellectual property.  In its search for such a device, the presentation will consider the limitations of the concept of cultural heritage contained in the suite of international conventions on the protection of…

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Seminar: Elemental table of Business Models and the BusinessModel Zoo™ of examples

March 10, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Professor Charles Baden-Fuller (Cass Business School, City University) (chair: Dr. Sukhpreet Singh, CREATe, School of Law) Tuesday 10 March 2015, 14:00-15:00, CREATe Hub (Room 404), 10 The Square, University of Glasgow To register please visit our main March Events Suite page.

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Public Lecture: Innovation and Intellectual Property: Experiments on Creativity

March 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Professor Christopher J. Buccafusco (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law) (chair: Dr. Kris Erickson, CREATe, School of Law) Tuesday 10 March 2015 17:30 – 19:30, Humanities Lecture Theatre, Main Building, University of Glasgow Abstract: Intellectual Property law is based on a series of predictions about how humans behave. IP law makes assumptions about what motivates people to create, how they value and transact over the things they make, and how subsequent creators will use existing works. Until recently,…

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March 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Organized by the Digital Catapult and co-supported by CREATe, this interactive workshop aims to generate points of discussion and provide reliable guidance about the rules governing the production, exploitation and consumption of music in the digital age. It will also be an opportunity for the organisers to better understand what songwriters and composers specifically need to know about copyright. Continue reading

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CREATe Open Afternoon

March 26, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Posters Exhibitions, PhD Presentations, meeting the CREATe team, LLM IP society & more) Thursday 26 March, 2015, 13:30-17:00, CREATe Hub, 10 The Square, University of Glasgow This is an open event, hence no need to book – just turn up.

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Symposium: Copyright History and Policy

March 26, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - March 27, 2015 @ 1:30 pm

A two day event exploring the ways that copyright history shapes the way we think about copyright policy today, and illustrating the importance of the use of unpublished works in research. Continue reading

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Designing Smart Cities : Opportunities and Regulatory Challenges

March 31, 2015 @ 9:30 am - April 1, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Glasgow, and many other cities around the world, are part of the new phenomenon of “smart cities” i.e. the notion of creating innovative services, applications and delivery platforms by integrating public and private data sets at a citywide level. Glasgow was awarded £24m in 2012 to run a prototype projects based around smart transport, energy, policing and health to demonstrate how ubiquitous computing might enhance societal, economic and environmental well-being. This conference, chaired by Prof Lilian Edwards, will focus on…

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