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Copyright and business models in music publishing: an historical analysis

The preliminary results of the AHRC-funded project Evolution in Music Publishing: Economic Strategies, Business Models and Copyright are presented by Professor Ruth Towse to the CREATe All Hands Conference, Glasgow 15 -16 September, 2014. Copyright and business models in music publishing: an historical analysis Music publishing is a fruitful industry in which to study copyright and [...]

BU’s Festival of Learning showcases CIPPM’s research into 3D Printing and IP Law

On Monday 9 June, Dr. Dinusha Mendis CIPPM’s Co-Director, hosted an event on ’3D Printing: Understanding the Technology and Law’ at Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning in collaboration with the Media School and School of Science and Technology. The event which was held from 5-7 pm on 9th June 2014 included three short presentations and a tour of the 3D printing facilities [...] Updated to Reflect Changes in UK Copyright Law - a co-production between CIPPM Bournemouth University and CREATe, University of Glasgow – has been updated in light of the changes to UK copyright law made on 1 June 2014. Learning from the difficulties encountered by other initiatives in the field of copyright education, the Copyright User project aims at keeping up with the evolving copyright landscape. offers [...]

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 [...]