Dr Kheria to speak at the 2015 Global Congress on Intellectual Property & The Public Interest

Edinburgh Law School academic will be part of the event, bringing together research, civil society and policy-making communities, in New Delhi from 15 to 17 December.

Dr Smita Kheria, Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law, is to speak at the 2015 Global Congress on Intellectual Property & The Public Interest. Dr Kheria was invited to organise a panel at the Congress on behalf of CREATe (the RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy). The panel, titled 'Emerging and existing business models in the creative industries', will discuss how scholarly research can contribute to the challenges faced by creative practices in a rapidly changing environment.

 Dr Kheria will be presenting findings from her research project 'Individual Creators', which has involved an intensive investigation into the interaction between copyright and the everyday life of creative practitioners.

Dr Smita Kheria is the Programme Director for the LLM in Intellectual Property Law

She is PI of two RCUK funded CREATe projects on creative practitioners, and copyright and creators’ organisations.