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BU Academics launch Copyright User Portal in London

A BETA version of the ‘Copyright User Portal’, funded by Bournemouth University’s Fusion Investment Fund (awarded 2012) was launched at the Law Society of England & Wales on 2 July 2013.  The main event of the day was the launch of the UK Intellectual Property Office’sCommissioned Report on Copyright and Orphan Works co-authored by academics from CIPPM,… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »