Digital Rights

A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects – now published

A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects (Cambridge University Press) is a book that focuses on 50 objects to tell a history of the intellectual property system, and why it matters today. The book brings together an interesting group of interdisciplinary scholars to tell a wide-ranging audience why they should care about intellectual property…. Read more »

Emile Douilhet awarded PhD with a thesis on EU data protection law

Emile Douilhet has successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled The Information / Guarantees Balance: Protecting informational privacy interests within the European data protection framework. In his thesis, Dr Douilhet studied the notion of informational privacy, and how it is protected both by the right to privacy and the right to data protection in the EU…. Read more »

Roger Brownsword: “Informational Rights, Informational Wrongs, and Regulatory Responsibilities”

Working Paper No. 01-2019 January 2019 The basic idea of this positioning paper is to map the landscape of our informational interests and to evaluate a range of recognised and putative rights and wrongs associated with modern ‘information societies’. To a considerable extent, the rights and wrongs under consideration arise from the disruptive effects of… Read more »