The Cost of Copyright: Comparative Empirical Findings


Event time

7.12.2021 14.00 – 15.00


Hanken Svenska handelshögskolan, Arkadiankatu 22, 00100 Helsinki. Room A309 / TEAMS


Free of charge

Registration closed 1.12.2021


Read more about professor Heald from IPRinfo-online magazine:

Copyright Sceptic Fulbright Professor

Tittle and Paul Heald

Professor Paul Heald, the current Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Law and Economics, is the Albert J. Harno & Edward W. Cleary Chair in Law at the University of Illinois. He also serves as a fellow and researcher of CREATe at the University of Glasgow. He is a pioneer in the use of empirical methods to measure the effect of intellectual property law on markets for cultural goods, trademarks, and agricultural products.

Professor Heald’s research at Hanken focuses on Finnish and Swedish literature, investigating how extended copyright terms negatively affect the availability and price of older books. He is also studying the negative effect of copyright on incentives to produce derivative works like audiobooks.

The seminar will be held in English

Registered participants will receive more details regarding the seminar via e-mail on Friday 3 December.

Arranging organization

Hanken Svenska Handelshögskolan, Hanken School of Economics

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