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Symposium: Digitization, Public Domain & Informational Monopolies

Thursday 10 April 2014 Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University Digitization of library material, archives and museum collections, arts organizations repositories is progressing rapidly, and opens up new possibilities of accessing, using and re-using the knowledge embodied in cultural heritage. By giving new purpose and function to works, it enhances the value of the public domain [...]

Funded PhD studentships at CIPPM

Two fully subsidized PhD studentships are offered by CIPPM, with an expected starting date of September 2014. Designing for the Future: The impact of scanning technology and reverse engineering on mass customisation as it applies to 3D Printing and the implications for Intellectual Property Law (in partnership with Econolyst). Supervisor: Dr Dinusha Mendis   Legal [...]

Launch of Copyrightuser.org in London

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) together with CREATe, University of Glasgow launched the Copyrightuser.org at The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Creative Economy Showcase. The event was held at Kings Place, London, on Wednesday 12th March 2014. The Showcase demonstrated the outputs and innovations of AHRC investments in the Creative Economy [...]

Copyright in Europe

Submission to the Public Consultation on the reform of EU copyright rules

On December 2013 the European Commission has launched a public consultation with the aim of reviewing and modernizing EU copyright rules. Today, CIPPM has submitted its response, with contributions of Maurizio Borghi, Marcella Favale and Dinusha Mendis. The document presents policy recommendations based on CIPPM research on copyright exceptions, mass digitization, orphan works and authors’ [...]

CIPPM/BU Law hosts 8th GikII Conference

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) together with the Law Department was delighted to host the 8th GikII Conference which was held on 16-17 September 2013. The conference was chaired by Dr. Dinusha Mendis, Co-Director CIPPM and Professor Lilian Edwards, Deputy Director CREATe, University of Glasgow and Professor of Internet Law at University of Strathclyde. The conference has [...]