CFP: Special issue in Intellectual Property in Cultural and Creative Industries
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The International Journal of Cultural and Creative Industries (IJCCI) is an international journal published by the Institute of Creative Industries Design at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. The journal is a multidisciplinary, double-blind peer-reviewed journal which aims to facilitate scholarly works and discussions related to academic research and practical insights from the field of cultural and creative industries (CCI). The journal aims to reach both professional and academic audience and to bring together interdisciplinary and multinational perspectives.
IJCCI publishes two regular issues and one special issue each year containing 6-8 refereed articles in the following tracks:
Academic Research: manuscripts focusing on theoretical development and empirical research (6,000-8,000 words)
Industry Insight: case studies portraying the local industry practices (4,000-6,000 words)
Glocal Perspective: reviews or commentary on local policies and industrial development which would bring potential impact to development of cultural and creative industries, a representation of the agency perspectives (2,000-4,000 words)
The topic of the next special issue for the International Journal of Cultural and Creative Industries is “Intellectual Property in Cultural and Creative Industries”. We welcome academic articles, case studies, and stories about local decisions, policies and actions that closely relate to the current practices and the challenges.
The special issue aims to explore both theoretical and practical aspects on intellectual property in cultural and creative industries. How important and effective the protection of intellectual property is will vary from industry to industry. In the cultural and creative industries where the innovative idea is often intangible and costly, creators are keen to protect their innovations as much as they can by exercising all forms of intellectual property rights. This issue covers key aspects of intellectual property in cultural and creative industries context. We welcome papers that reflect upon a wide range of intellectual property issues from industry development, business model, commercialization, legal system, contract, and licensing mechanism. The focus of this special issue is the characteristics of intellectual property in cultural and creative industries, profiting model of intellectual property, regional issues of intellectual property protection, government and legal system, and challenges of intellectual property in global market from policy, strategic, experimental, empirical or theoretical perspectives.
To express interests in contribution, please email a 400-word abstract by 15 August 2014:
Guest Editor: Dr. Chia-Han Yang
Institute of Creative Industries Design, National Cheng KungUniversity, Taiwan
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