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Spring Public Lectures Series 2018

A series of lectures on topical issues of IP law and policy, featuring Martin Husovec (Tilburg University”, Gustavo Ghidini (University of Milan), Matt Fisher (UCL)

Exploring International Copyright’s Gaps and Flexibilities

Ruth Towse took part in the Kernochan Center’s 2017 Symposium “Exploring International Copyright’s Gaps and Flexibilities” held at Columbia Law School, on October 6. The main theme of the Symposium was that international copyright treaties, particularly the Berne Convention and TRIPS may never be revised again, though the world has changed enormously since their promulgation. […]

CIPPM Researchers at Copy Ethics Conference 2017

CIPPM Researcher Dr. Claudy Op den Kamp and CIPPM Visiting Fellow, Mr. Bartolomeo Meletti were invited to speak at the International Copy Ethics conference, which was held from 11-14 July 2017 at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Bielefeld. The conference was the closing event of a multi-year research project on 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 […]

Event report: New Approaches to the Orphan Works Problem

Friday 23 June 2017 Crowdsourcing is one of the great innovations of the 21st century, but can it help address the issue of diligent search in the use of orphan works? … Read the full report by Hayleigh Bosher on the IPKat (with contributions from PhD researchers Emile Douilhet, Dukki Hong and Matej Gera) >> Programme