Research and analysis

Copyright and the value of the public domain

Research exploring how value is generated from the public domain.

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Research between the Intellectual Property Office, University of Glasgow, CREATe Centre and British business explores how value is generated from the public domain.

  • the project was to map the size of the public domain and frequency of its use

  • to look at the role of public domain works in value creation for UK businesses

  • how this would assist creators and entrepreneurs to identify business models that benefit from the public domain

Published 24 March 2015