Reference: Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM) – Copyright Reform: The Implications One Year On

Book: Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy Authors: Homberg, F., Favale, M., Kretschmer, M., Mendis, D. and Secchi, D. Editors: Towse, R. and Handke, C. Pages: 1-380 Publisher: Edward Elgar Place of Publication: Cheltenham, UK Date of Publication: December 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78100-487-6

The report consisting of two Studies includes a comparative international review of actual and proposed orphan works legislation in several jurisdictions aimed at identifying key characteristics of orphan works licensing schemes and simulated rights clearance for six scenarios in order to identify pricing models in the studied jurisdictions.

This report presents a distilled discussion of the legal treatment of parodies in seven jurisdictions that have implemented or are considering implementing a copyright exception for parody (Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, UK, and USA). The underlying principles (including economic and constitutional) governing divergent legal approaches are identified, and a list of policy options is presented.

This report discusses the legal treatment of parodies in seven jurisdictions that have implemented a copyright exception for parody. The jurisdictions include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, UK, and USA. The report identifies possible regulatory options for benefiting from a parody exception to copyright infringement, and distils the (economic and non-economic) rationales developed by legislators and courts. The report concludes by setting out a list of policy options.

About This report is a collaboration between the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management, Bournemouth University (BU), the Department for Human Resources & Organisational Behaviour, The Business School, BU, and CREATe, the RCUK Centre for Copyright & New Business Models. The Hargreaves Review stated: “The problem of orphan works – works to which access…

An animated film on titled The Adventure of the Girl with the Light Blue Hair won an AHRC Research in Film Award on 12 November 2015 at an Awards Ceremony hosted at the British Film Institute, Southbank London. is an online resource, which makes copyright law accessible to creators, teachers, students and members of the public. The project began with Bournemouth University’s…

The UK Intellectual Property Office commissioned study on parody and pastiche led to three outputs co-authored by CIPPM Co-Director Dr. Dinusha Mendis, Dr. Kris Erickson (Research Fellow CREATe, University of Glasgow) and Professor Martin Kretschmer (Director CREATe, University of Glasgow).  The Reports evaluate policy options in the implementation of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property & Growth (2011). Study I authored by Dr. Kris…

Authors: Mendis, D. Start date: 21 April 2009 Journal: European Intellectual Property Review Pages: 1-9

Authors: Mendis, D. Editors: Gaster, J., Schweighofer, E. and Sint, P. Journal: Knowledge Rights – Legal, Societal and Related Technological Aspects Pages: 219-228 Publisher: Austrian Computer Society Place of Publication: Vienna

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