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Funded PhD studentships at CIPPM

Two fully subsidized PhD studentships are offered by CIPPM, with an expected starting date of September 2014. Designing for the Future: The impact of scanning technology and reverse engineering on mass customisation as it applies to 3D Printing and the implications for Intellectual Property Law (in partnership with Econolyst). Supervisor: Dr Dinusha Mendis   Legal… Read more »

Launch of Copyrightuser.org in London

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) together with CREATe, University of Glasgow launched the Copyrightuser.org at The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Creative Economy Showcase. The event was held at Kings Place, London, on Wednesday 12th March 2014. The Showcase demonstrated the outputs and innovations of AHRC investments in the Creative Economy… Read more »

Harmonization of IPRs within and beyond the EU

Maurizio Borghi and Marcella Favale presented: ‘Harmonization of Intellectual Property Rights within and beyond the European Union: The Acquis Communautaire in the Framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy’ at the SEARCH Project, Final Academic Conference 10-11 February 2014, Barcelona. The paper reviews the free-trade agreements between the EU and neighbouring countries (NCs), with a view… Read more »

How Can Creativity Foster the EU Economy?

Ruth Towse's talk

Ruth Towse was invited to give the keynote talk ‘How Can Creativity Foster the EU Economy?’ to a meeting organized in Barcelona on 17th January by the ICEC – Catalan Institute for Cultural Companies, part of the Ministry of Culture of Catalunya. There were representatives of 225 companies present. Besides Ruth Towse’s talk, which tried to clarify… Read more »

Do online services respect consent? Presentation at CPDP Conference in Brussels

The results of an empirical study on UK websites have been presented by CIPPM director Maurizio Borghi at the 7th Conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) in Brussels, 22-24 January 2014. The study, published on the International Journal of Law and Information Technology, demonstrates the low level of compliance of UK e-commerce website… Read more »