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A platform for diligent search of orphan works across Europe

The EnDOW project aimed at studying and facilitating Diligent Search to clear the rights of Orphan Works was concluded on the 31st of May 2018. Its final conference, held at the EUIPO in Alicante on the 15th of May 2018, brought together the results of the three-years research, as well as a discussion on the best […]

CIPPM researchers at the 10th Annual Workshop of ISHTIP

The 10th Annual Workshop of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) workshop was held at University Roma Tre on 3rd-6th July 2018. The theme of the workshop was Intellectual Property and Heritage and the range of papers discussed was extremely broad, with discussions on topics such as how indigenous […]

CIPPM Secures European Commission Funding for Research into IP and 3D Printing

A project exploring the ‘Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of the Development of Industrial 3D Printing’ was awarded by the European Commission to the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) in April 2018. The project led by Co-Director of CIPPM, Professor Dinusha Mendis (Principal Investigator), also includes CIPPM members, Dr. Julie Robson […]

Visiting fellowships 2018

CIPPM invites applications for visiting fellowships, to carry out independent research and study at Bournemouth University. Fellowships are open to both early-career as well as experienced researchers with a specific interest in any of the focus areas of the Centre. The selected applicants will be expected to engage with CIPPM faculty and students, contributing to the […]

EnDOW Diligent Search platform launched

Diligent search of the copyright owners is the pre-requisite for any legitimate use of orphan works by cultural heritage institutions. Under the current legislation, diligent search is a complex and time consuming exercise, that discourages many European institutions from embarking in digitization of recent cultural heritage. The EnDOW project established in 2015 addresses the problem of […]