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Two new copyright papers by CIPPM professors

Professor Ruth Towse’s article “What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and What Policy-makers Would Like Us to Know About the Economics of Copyright”, published in the Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues (2011, vol. 8(2), pp.101-120) was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for: Intellectual Property: Copyright Law eJournal.

Ruth Towse is Professor of Economics of Creative Industries in the Business School, and CIPPM co-director (economics).

Professor Paul Heald’s ongoing study, exploring the public domain effects of copyright law, was reported among other places, on Slate and the Atlantic: There are twice as many newly published books available on Amazon from 1850 as there are from 1950.

Paul Heald is Professor of Law at the University of Illinois, and a Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management, Bournemouth University.