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Report: CREATe Public Lecture by Lilla Montagnani on Public Art and Copyright Law

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Blog post by Amy Thomas, CREATe PhD student and sub-editor of CREATe’s Copyright Evidence Wiki, summarizing key points from the lecture. In the first of CREATe’s Autumn 2017 Public Lectures, Lilla Montagnani (Universita’ Bocconi, Milan) discussed the varied and challenging complexities of the relationship between public art and copyright law. The lecture took place on… Continue reading

Assessing the impact of derivative works: Evidence from the removal of music video parodies on YouTube

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School of Law colleague and member of CREATe, Dr Kristofer Erickson last week presented research at the University of Illinois and Loyola University Chicago. He also met with faculty at John Marshall Law School in Chicago to discuss potential collaborations between CREATe and the Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law. John Marshall has… Continue reading

Reflections on CREATe’s first MOOC

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Dr Sukhpreet Singh (Senior Lecturer, 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 Working with Music.’ Introducing learners to key aspects of UK music copyright law, it was developed by CREATe… Continue reading

The Economic Effects of Copyright – Using CREATe & CORE Resources to Inform Regulators and Lawyers

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CREATe Fellow Dr. Georg von Graevenitz, and, CREATe Programme Leader Dr Sukhpreet Singh, were recently invited to speak at the First Asia-Pacific Workshop on Empirical Methods in Innovation, IP and Competition organized by the National Law University (Delhi, India). This post by Georg summarises CREATe’s contribution to the workshop.   The First Asia-Pacific Workshop on… Continue reading

Overcoming Boundaries: Open Science and Open Innovation

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CREATe director Martin Kretschmer spoke at the Opening Symposium of the newly formed Guild of Research Intensive Universities: Overcoming Boundaries: Open Science and Open Innovation. In discussion with academics from the universities of Göttingen, Oslo, Tartu, Tübingen, Warwick and the European Commission’s Head of Cabinet in DG Research and Innovation, he argued that the natural incentives… Continue reading

CREATe – EUhackathon

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The sixth edition of the EUhackathon took place in Brussels on 15-16 November, 2016. The event was organised by N-square Consulting and was sponsored by Google, Facebook, and Mozilla. This year’s EUhackathon revolved around visualising copyright evidence to help inform policy debate and to better support decision making processes. The goal was to combine data… Continue reading

Defining the public domain in economic terms – approaches and consequences for policy

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CREATe researcher Kris Erickson has this week published an article in the open access Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics. The article reviews literature from law and economics which defines the public domain in economic terms. This approach to the public domain has become common post-Gowers with the political turn toward evidence-based IP policy-making. Public interest… Continue reading

MSc in Intellectual Property, Innovation and the Creative Economy

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The School of Law based ‘Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe)’ is launching an online Masters programme in September 2016 at the interface of regulation, technology and the creative industries with an aim to create future digital innovators and creative leaders. The MSc@CREATe will cater to the executive development… Continue reading

10th Annual Conference of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Association (EPIP 2015).

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The CREATe Centre, School of Law will host an important event from 1-3 September 2015: The 10th annual conference of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Association (EPIP 2015). The conference programme and companion is now available for download. Close to 200 delegates from all over the world will attend. Two sessions will be open to… Continue reading

CREATe Research on the Public Domain Presented at WIPO

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On 16th June, Dr. Kris Erickson, Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Research Fellow in the CREATe Centre in the School of Law, will present new research at the World Intellectual Property Organization, a specialised agency of the United Nations in Geneva. As part of the Economics of Intellectual Property seminar series, the talk is open to intellectual… Continue reading