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A platform for diligent search of orphan works across Europe

The EnDOW project aimed at studying and facilitating Diligent Search to clear the rights of Orphan Works was concluded on the 31st of May 2018. Its final conference, held at the EUIPO in Alicante on the 15th of May 2018, brought together the results of the three-years research, as well as a discussion on the best […]

CIPPM researchers at the 10th Annual Workshop of ISHTIP

The 10th Annual Workshop of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) workshop was held at University Roma Tre on 3rd-6th July 2018. The theme of the workshop was Intellectual Property and Heritage and the range of papers discussed was extremely broad, with discussions on topics such as how indigenous […]

Professor Soetendorp at WIPO Academy seminar on IP and Education

Tbilisi, Georgia was the venue in June for the latest World Intellectual Property Organisation Academy intellectual property and education international seminar.  Delegates of national Intellectual Property Offices, Education Ministries and Universities attended from Azerbaijan, Poland, Iran, Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Italy, Egypt, Romania, Greece, UK, EUIPO, and the USPTO. It was a pleasure to share material […]

CIPPM research at the EYE International Conference 2018

On Sunday 27 May, CIPPM researcher Claudy Op den Kamp, chaired a panel presentation in Amsterdam at the EYE International Conference—Activating the Archive, which featured Professor Peter Jaszi, CREATe researcher Bartolomeo Meletti, and Bournemouth University lecturer and film producer Wendy Bevan-Mogg. The panel, entitled ‘Resisting Copyright and Its Archival Implications’ highlighted several aspects of recent […]

EnDOW Final Conference – EUIPO, Alicante

Orphan works (a work in which the copyright holder is unknown or cannot be located) are a significant issue worldwide, but they impact the cultural heritage sector most severely. In 2006, the US Copyright Office identified the orphan works problem as one of the major obstacles to “productive and beneficial uses” of works that have […]