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Intellectual property law brought to life for students in collaborative project

Students from the Business School and School of Design, Engineering and Computing (DEC) will work together on a project that aims to bring intellectual property to life. Final year Law students, from the Business School, will advise final year DEC students from across product design and creative technology-based courses, while they create a product or […]

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 […]

CIPPM Spring Lectures 2013

The annual series of the Centre for Intellectual Property & Policy Management’s (CIPPM) Spring Lectures starts on Thursday 21 February at 6pm. CIPPM 2013 Spring Lectures: Thursday 21 February from 6pm The annual series of the Centre for Intellectual Property & Policy Management’s (CIPPM) Spring Lectures starts on Thursday 21 February at 6pm. “Ae fond […]

Statement on constitutional aspects of the Digital Economy Bill

The Digital Economy Bill and the pre-election “wash up” In Britain’s unwritten constitution, Parliament reigns supreme. Parliament can make any law it chooses. Britain also has agreed to respect certain fundamental rights under international and European law. Normally, Parliament amends Statutes that are found not to be compliant, say, with the European Convention on Human […]