2018 IP & Media Law Conference

Abstracts due: 16 February 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 from plenary speakers:

Dr Marta Poblet Balcell Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellow, RMIT
Dr Andrew Scott Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics
Associate Professor David Tan Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) National University of Singapore

Conference dates: 5 & 6 April 2018
Where: Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham St. Carlton, Victoria, 3053, Australia
Registration: click here
Questions: email law-cmcl@unimelb.edu.au

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@unimelb.edu.au