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New faculty member of CIPPM: Research Economist Antanina Garanasvili

Antanina Garanasvili has joined CIPPM as Research Economist in October 2018. Antanina will work with researchers from CIPPM and the Cyber Security Unit of Bournemouth Unversity on a study on illegal IPTV and cardsharing in the European Union. Antanina is a PhD Candidate at the University of Padua and visiting PhD researcher at Queen Mary […]

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

CIPPM has received a 3-years funding from the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme to set up a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on “European Intellectual Property and Information Rights”. The Centre of Excellence aims at giving support, visibility, and enhanced impact to a series of CIPPM activities in crucial areas of European integration such as Copyright […]

Why tech giants have little to lose (and lots to win) from new EU copyright law: an opinion by prof. Borghi published on The Conversation

The newly approved EU copyright directive has been largely described as an encroachment on bargaining power of US tech giants like Google and Facebook vis-à-vis European publishers and copyright holders. In an article published by The Conversation (here), prof. Borghi explains why, in reality, the directive will benefit Internet giants more than publishers, creators and European […]

Ruth Towse – research visit to Australia

CIPPM co-director professor Ruth Towse has delivered a series of keynotes in Australia, in the course of a two-weeks research trip where she visited Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Here is her report of the visits. In addition to attending the Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) conference which was held at RMIT, Melbourne, I linked […]

Autumn InfoSoc Seminar Series

“InfoSoc” is a project launched by the Law Department of Bournemouth University and inspired by the landmark research of professor Roger Brownsword. The idea is to map the landscape of contemporary informational interests and to evaluate a range of recognised and putative rights and wrongs associated with modern ‘information societies’. The foundations of the InfoSoc project […]