Copyright 4 Innovation
8 September, 2014 – Buitenhof, The Hague
Copyright 4 Creativity (C4C) and Kennisland organised the Copyright 4 Innovation debate on 8 September in The Hague to exchange views between stakeholders and policy-makers on how the Netherlands can take a lead in making copyright fit for the digital age. This event was organised in light the copyright debate in the Second Chamber, that took place early November.
Dr Eoin O’Dell
Irish Copyright Review Committee
Prof Dirk Visser
Vereniging van Openbare Bibliotheken
Bits of Freedom
Dr Lucie Guibault
Dr Sergey Filippov
The Lisbon Council
Caroline De Cock
Copyright 4 Creativity
|13:30 – 14:00
|Registration and coffee
|14:00 – 14.05
Caroline De Cock (Coordinator, Copyright 4 Creativity – C4C)
|14:05 – 14:25
|Copyright and Innovation in Europe: The Example of the Irish Copyright Reform
Dr Eoin O’Dell (Chair, Irish Copyright Review Committee & Associate Professor of Law, Trinity College Dublin – TCD)
|14:25 – 14:40
|Setting the Scene: Copyright Developments in the EU and the Netherlands
Paul Keller (Copyright Policy Advisor & Vice Chair, Kennisland – KL)
|14:40 – 15:10
|Copyright and Innovation: A Walk in the Park or a Bumpy Road Ahead? The Entrepreneurial Perspective
|15:10 – 15:50
|The Consumer Angle: Benefiting from Digital Innovation
|15:50 – 16:20
|Innovation in European Research & Academia: The Case of Text and Data Mining
|16:20 – 16:30
|Debate with the audience
Moderation: Erwin Blom (Co-owner, The Crowds)
|16:30 – 16:35
Caroline De Cock (Coordinator, Copyright 4 Creativity – C4C)
|16:35 – 17:35
|Dr Eoin O’Dell is an Associate Professor of Law in Trinity College Dublin. He researches and publishes primarily in the fields of freedom of expression, and private and commercial law (including IP, IT and cyberlaw). He has been been President of the Irish Association of Law Teachers, a Member of the Council and Executive of the Society of Legal Scholars in the UK and Ireland, and Editor of the Dublin University Law Journal; and he is the Chair of the Fellows of Trinity College Dublin. He was a member of the group which advised the Department of Justice on the Defamation Act, 2009; he was a member of the Advisory Group on a European Civil Code which advised the EU Commission on common principles of European private law; and he is a member of the Statute Law Revision Committee advising the Department of Public Service and Reform on the process of revising the Irish Statute Book. He was Chair of the Copyright Review Committee which recently presented its final report to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
|Dr Balázs Bodó is since 2013 Researcher and Marie Curie Fellow at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He was a Fulbright Visiting Researcher at Stanford University’s Center for Internet and Society in 2006/7 and a Fellow at the Center between 2006 and 2012. Since 2012 he has been a Fulbright Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Before moving to the Netherlands, he was deeply involved in the development of the Hungarian internet culture. He was the project lead for Creative Commons Hungary. He is a member of the National Copyright Expert Group. As an assistant professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, he helped to established and led the university’s Masters Program in Cultural Industries. He has advised several public and private institutions on digital archives, content distribution, online communities, business development. His academic interests include copyright and economics, piracy, media regulation, peer-to-peer communities, underground libraries, digital archives, informal media economies. His most recent book is on the role of P2P piracy in the Hungarian cultural ecosystem. He co-authored, together with Dr Vallbé and Dr Christian Handke, a paper on the value of online licenses for recorded music – discussing alternative compensation systems for recorded music. This paper was written in the framework of the ‘Copyright in an Age of Access: Alternatives to Copyright Enforcement’ project, funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
Denis Doeland (22tracks.com)
|Denis Doeland started his career in the music (dance) industry. Back in 1993 he owned record shop ‘Bad Vibes’. This was actually the place from where the Dutch entertainment and media company ID&T (known from events like Thunderdome, Sensation, Mysteryland, Tomorrowland & Tomorrowworld) initiated their activities. Denis joined ID&T, and has been with them until 2011. Early 2002, Denis founded his own consultancy company, DDMCA (Denis Doeland Management Consultancy en Advies). DDMCA assists brands, companies and organisations to apply internet and social business to meet the new expectations of fans, clients, staff members and other involved parties. With clients like Dance Therapy, Armada Music, Extended Music, Eurosport, B2S, Amsterdam Dance Event and JunkieXL Denis can already been seen as the expert in the field of leveraging social media and data management within companies.
Dr Sergey Filippov (Associate Director, The Lisbon Council)
|Dr Sergey Filippov is Associate Director at The Lisbon Council, a leading Brussels-based innovation think-tank. He oversees several initiatives such as the European Digital Forum, liaises with policy makers, businesses and civil society, and conducts actionable policy-oriented research. Prior to joining the Lisbon Council, Dr Filippov served as Assistant Professor of Innovation Management at Delft University of Technology. He successfully completed a doctoral programme in Economics and Policy Studies of Technical Change at UNU-MERIT; and holds a Master’s degree in Management of the European Metropolitan Region from Erasmus University Rotterdam and an Executive Master’s degree in International and European Relations & Management from University of Amsterdam. He has published over 30 international refereed articles, book chapters, practitioner and policy-oriented reports, and presented his research findings at a variety of academic, practitioner and policy conferences, seminars and workshops worldwide. His most recent publication is on ‘mapping text and data mining in academic and research communities in Europe’.
|Dr Lucie Guibault is Senior Researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). She studied law at the Université de Montréal (Canada) and received in 2002 her doctorate from the University of Amsterdam, where she defended her thesis on Copyright Limitations and Contracts: An Analysis of the Contractual Overridability of Limitations on Copyright. She joined the Institute for Information Law in 1997 and is specialized in international and comparative copyright law. Her main areas of research concern limitations and exceptions on copyright, the intersection between copyright and contracts, author’s contract law, collective rights management, and open content/open access licensing. She was part of the expert team that authored the Report on standardisation in the area of innovation and technological development notably in the field of text and data mining for the Directorate General Research and Innovation of the European Commission. She is also member of the international editorial board of the French Canadian law review Les Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, co-editor of the Kluwer EU IP cases service and Kluwer copyright blog, member of the editorial board of Journal of Intellectual Property and Information Technology (JIPITEC) and correspondent for the Netherlands for the two law reviews Computer Law Review International (CRi).
Laurens van Hoorn (Tom Kabinet)
|Laurens van Hoorn is one of Tom Kabinet’s co-founders, he benefits from broad experience in the IT, Retail and Consultancy industries. Over the last 20 years Laurens van Hoorn has founded 6 successful start-ups, completed numerous turn-arounds and advised many Fortune 500 companies on strategy and execution. Building high-performance teams is, in his opinion, the most effective way to grow a business and succeed.
Marc Jellema (Tom Kabinet)
|Marc Jellema is a partner in The Change Network and co-founder of Tom Kabinet. Marc just recently initiated a new phenomenon: 2nd-hand ebooks. Translating difficult things into simple solutions and realizing the right change along the road is Marc Jellema’s key competence. Over the last 20 years, companies like Apple, LG and Samsung have repeatedly partnered with Marc to find solutions using models based on his business experience and econometric degree.
Paul Keller (Copyright Policy Advisor & Vice Chair, Kennisland – KL)
|Paul Keller is Copyright Policy Advisor and Vice-Chair of Kennisland, an Amsterdam based think-tank focussed on innovation in the knowledge economy. Paul is an expert on open content and data licensing with a special focus on the cultural heritage organizations, the music industry and the creative industries. He is public project lead for Creative Commons in the Netherlands and a member of the board of Creative Commons. Paul is also coordinating the copyright related aspects of Images for the Future, one of the biggest digitization projects for audio-visual heritage in Europe and he is one of the the architects of the open data policy of Europeana, the European Union funded online aggregator of Europe’s cultural heritage.
Floris Kreiken (Researcher, Bits of Freedom – BoF)
|Floris Kreiken is a Researcher at Bits of Freedom (BoF), an NGO specialized in human rights online. BoF does research, advocacy, and provides information on the relationship between the Internet and fundamental freedoms, such as freedom of information and privacy. Floris focusses on data protection, net neutrality, and copyright. Before this he was a PhD candidate at Delft University of Technology. His PHD research focused on copyright enforcement online, and its influence on human rights. During his PHD he also wrote articles on framing, taught (European) law, and spent 3 months as a Google policy fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in San Francisco.
|Dr Joan-Josep Vallbé is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He is also affiliated with the University of Barcelona. Joan-Josep is a political scientist. He works with social and computer scientists, urban designers, and legal professionals, on how to model, measure, and analyze the interaction between citizens and variation in their environment. Change may occur in micro-level contexts such as problem spaces in choice situations or in macro-level phenomena such as metropolitan growth or the regulatory environment. He co-authored, together with Dr Bodó and Dr Christian Handke, a paper on the value of online licenses for recorded music – discussing alternative compensation systems for recorded music. This paper was written in the framework of the ‘Copyright in an Age of Access: Alternatives to Copyright Enforcement’ project, funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
Prof Dirk Visser (Vereniging van Openbare Bibliotheken – VOB)
|Prof Dirk Visser graduated from Leiden University in 1992 where he subsequently lectured and researched, obtaining his Ph.D. with a highly acclaimed dissertation on copyright in the digital environment in 1997. Dirk was appointed to the post of full Professor of intellectual property law at Leiden University in 2003. He is the author of numerous scientific as well as popular books and articles on intellectual property. Dirk was admitted to the bar and joined the Stibbe firm in 1996, where he worked until he became a partner with Klos Morel Vos & Schaap in 2004. He quickly gained a reputation as a highly effective litigator in the field of intellectual property handling a number of groundbreaking cases involving trademark, copyright, internet and technology related issues. Dirk is renowned for his direct approach, keen eye for strategical issues and flamboyant style. Dirk was singled out by Chambers guide to the world’s leading lawyers as an authority on copyright and trade marks. His clients include a considerable number of major brand owners, leading publishing houses and television production companies as well as interest groups such as the Dutch Newspaper association, the Dutch anti-piracy association and the Dutch Library association (VOB). He will discuss, on behalf of the VOB, the court case between the Dutch Library association and the Stichting Leenrecht on e-lending, wherein the court is expected to give its judgment on 3 September.
Erwin Blom (Co-owner, The Crowds)
|Erwin Blom is co-owner of The Crowds, a company specialising in new media. Before The Crowds, Blom was head of the New Media and Innovation department of Dutch broadcasting organization VPRO.