Creative Industries

Dinusha Mendis Speaks on Copyright Policy at the Autumn Green Party Conference 2015

The Autumn Green Party Conference took place at the Bournemouth International Centre on 25-28 September 2015 and it was the first time the Green Party Conference was held in Bournemouth. Dr. Dinusha Mendis was invited to speak on the Copyright Policy Panel on Friday 25th September 2015. Dr. Mendis focused on the copyright term, the new copyright… Read more »

CIPPM Researchers Present at the European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) Conference

The 10th Annual Conference of European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) was hosted by CREATe, the RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy at the University of Glasgow, on 2 and 3 September 2015. Opening the conference in the beautiful setting of the Chapel, Professor Ian Hargreaves, Professor of Digital Economy and the author… Read more »

Alternative Compensation Systems for Digital Copyright

Ruth Towse was invited to present a paper to a high-level symposium on alternative modes of regulating large-scale non-commercial online uses of copyrighted works, organized by the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam, on 11 July 2015. Professor Towse’s speech in the Economic panel “alternatives to the current modes of financing… Read more »

Workshop: Music Publishing, copyright and business models

One-day Workshop Thursday 4 June 2015 Music publishing is an old established industry that has adapted to successive technological and institutional changes, especially to copyright law, by adopting different strategies and business models. The workshop explores how music publishing has evolved in the long run, and what historical and economic factors can explain its adaptations… Read more »