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"In 1709 the Statute of Anne created the first purpose-built copyright law. This blog, founded just 300 short and unextended years later, is dedicated to all things copyright, warts and all."

Author: Hugo Cox is an intellectual property consultant at Disney based in the United Kingdom; Ben Challis is general counsel of Glastonbury Festival; Miri Frankel is associate general counsel at The Beanstalk Group in New York City; Jeremy Phillips is a visiting professorial fellow at the University of London's Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, the editor of the Oxford Journal of Intellectual Law & Practice and the European Trade Mark Reports and is a consultant to the intellectual property team at Olswang in London who also contributes to IPKat.

Related Categories: Copyright Law | Intellectual Property Law | Law Professor | International | Europe | Consultant | In-house Lawyer | United Kingdom

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