Creative Industries: Program

5th UTEN Workshop 2011 – UTEN Copyright Workshop for the Creative Industries
University of Porto – 21 October 2011
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Preliminary Program

Friday, 21 October 2011

10:00 – Registration

10:15 – Welcome Remarks and Introduction

• Carlos Brito, UPTEC
• Fátima São Simão, UPTEC PINC
• José Manuel Mendonça, UTEN Portugal
• Prentiss Riddle, UTEN Austin

10:30 – Common Ground: Intellectual Property Basics Every Creative Should Know

This session will define terms and offer a practical orientation. It will briefly touch on common copyright and licensing tools in each of several creative industries: music, film/video, design, software, online, and gaming. Followed with resources available in Portugal for further information and professional assistance.

• Gregg Perry, St. Edwards University, USA
• Teresa Nobre, Creative Commons Portugal

Moderator: Fátima São Simão, UPTEC PINC

11:10 – Discussion

11:30 – Coffee break

12:00 – Global Differences: IP Trends in Europe/Latin America/North America

15 minutes by each speaker on trends in their region.

• Teresa Nobre, Creative Commons Portugal
• Sérgio Branco, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil
• Gregg Perry, St. Edwards University, USA

Moderator: Sofia Vairinho, CRIA, University of Algarve

12:45 – Discussion

13:15 – Lunch

15:00 – New Models for IP: Creative Commons, Open Source, Free Culture

This session will explore critiques of the traditional intellectual property system and emerging alternatives. It will include practical examples of business plans built around new IP models.

• Teresa Nobre, Creative Commons Portugal
• Sérgio Branco, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil

Moderator: Artur Pimenta Alves, RTP

15:45 – Discussion

16:15 – Coffee break

16:45 – Cases

Three PINC companies will present IP issues they face, each followed by a response from the panelists.

OSTV, João Vasconcelos
Vice Portugal, Nuno Miranda and Sérgio Julião
CulturePrint, Catarina Rocha, Inês Castanheira, and Isabel Rocha

Moderator: Fátima São Simão, UPTEC PINC

17:30 – Open Q&A.

18:00 – Wrap-up and Close Session


Related events at futureplaces

Saturday, 22 October 2011

On Saturday, the futureplaces Digital Media Festival will include two panel discussions on intellectual property-related topics. See the futureplaces program for details.

Copyright, Creativity, and Change
11:00 – 12:30 / FBAUP

Panelists from Portugal, Brazil and the US will address what current trends in intellectual property mean for working artists, from the shifting strategies of the content industry to emerging models of “free culture” such as Creative Commons and open source.

Panelists:

Teresa Nobre, Creative Commons Portugal
Sérgio Branco, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil
Gregg Perry, St. Edwards University, USA
Moderator: Sharon Strover, UT Austin

The Politics of Piracy
14:30 – 16:00 / FBAUP

Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde and leading free culture activist and scholar Elizabeth Stark will discuss what the site has achieved, its lessons, and why it will not stop.

Panelists:

Peter Sunde, co-founder of Pirate Bay
Elizabeth Stark, Yale Information Society Project, co-founder of the Open Video Alliance