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Anyone who works in the digital economy knows what an enormous change the instant distribution of data has meant for business.
And no more so than when your key skill is the provision of intellectual property or, more simply, ideas.
Drawnalism have long been interested in this area and so Matt enjoyed a recent chance to listen to Professor Ian Hargreaves who led the recent review and report (pdf) tasked with extracting more financial benefit from the UK’s creative industries.
The report made ten recommendations which, if adopted by government, would make fundamental changes to the law of copyright which underpins intellectual property and wealth in the UK.