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[ecrea] cfp - IP & Media Law Conference 2018

Thu Mar 01 09:44:23 GMT 2018

Final Reminder | Call for Papers

IP & Media Law Conference 2018

Centre for Media and Communications Law &

Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia

Abstracts due: 05 March 2018

Papers are invited from researchers in law, media studies, IP and related fields for this international conference. You are welcome also to submit proposals for panels. Join us in Melbourne for panels engaging with all areas of media and IP, and to hear the following presentations from our plenary speakers:

Linked democracy: knowledge, technology, and open data for civic action

Dr Marta Poblet Balcell Associate Professor, Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow, RMIT

E-commerce and the EU data protection regulation

Dr Claes Granmar Associate Professor in European Law, Stockholm University

Common Law? Recent Developments in English Media Law and their (Potential) Relevance in Australia

Dr Andrew Scott Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics

Cultural (Re)Codings: Copyright, Trademarks and the Right of Publicity

Dr David Tan Associate Professor, Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) National University of Singapore

Panels include:

The Copyright Tribunal As Exception-Maker: Are Both Flexibility and Certainty Achievable?

David Brennan Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney

Kimberlee Weatherall Professor and Associate Dean Research, University of Sydney

Jill McKeough Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney

Chair: Sam Ricketson Professor, Melbourne Law School

The Future of Public Interest Journalism

Matthew Ricketson Professor of Communication, Deakin University

Margaret Simons Associate Professor of Journalism, Monash University

Jock Given Professor of Media and Communications, Swinburne University

Chair: Jason Bosland Associate Professor, Melbourne Law School

Conference dates: 5 & 6 April 2018

Where: Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham St. Carlton, Victoria, 3053, Australia

Questions: email (law-cmcl /at/

Registration & further information:

Possible topics include:

Amateur media and user-generated content - - - Broadband futures - - - Competition - - - Content creation, use and re-use - - - Convergence - - - Copyright and speech - - - Data and surveillance - - - Defamation and public debate - - - Design cultures and practices - - - Digital publics - - - Free speech - - - Intermediaries, responsibility, control, neutrality - - - Journalism and popular media - - - Measuring and valuing IP - - - Media representations of law - - - Networks and networking - - - Patents and economy - - - Privacy and publicity - - - Privacy by design - - - Public knowledge - - - Public media - - - Reporting courts - - - Strategic uses of IP - - - Surveillance and security - - - Technology and IPRs - - - Trademarks - - - and more…

Please submit an abstract of up to 300 words including keywords and a speaker biography of 50-100 words to (law-cmcl /at/

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