Working Paper No. 05-2020 July 2020 Music streaming burst into economists’ (and others’) consciousness with the Napster case. A few economists had written on copyright in the 1980s and a wider interest in the economics of digital production came from Shapiro and Varian’s book (albeit with little said on the role of copyright law). Still […]
Working Paper No. 04-2020 June 2020 Article 8 of the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market addresses an issue that the cultural heritage sector has been struggling with for a long time: the exploitation of out of commerce works. Article 8(1) enables CHIs to agree non-exclusive licenses for non-commercial purposes with collective […]
A large scale empirical and legal study on the Intellectual Property Implications of the Development of Industrial 3D Printing, commissioned by the European Commission in 2018 to the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) was published in April 2020. The published report (spanning 257 pages), provides an in-depth exploration of the past and current […]
CIPPM has received a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to carry out EnDOW Community, a follow-on project in collaboration with the British Film Institute (BFI) on enhancing the impact, engagement, and knowledge transfer around the EnDOW project (2015-2018). The EnDOW project has developed an online resource – the Diligent Search Tool – […]
In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Workshop Information Ecosystems (Regulating for and from the Abyss), scheduled for 20 May 2020, has been postponed to a date to be determined in Autumn. Tanks for your understanding. The organising committee: Professor Roger Brownsword, Professor Maurizio Borghi and Dr Jeffrey Wale.