Dr Simone Schroff
Profiles

Dr Simone Schroff

Lecturer in Law

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Lecturer in Law

Admissions, Marketing and Recruitment Tutor

Teaching interests

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Introduction to Law (minors)
  • English Legal Systems and Skills
  • Methods of Legal Research (@ University of Amsterdam)


Research interests

copyright law and policy; copyright- related business models; cultural heritage; methodologies

Grants & contracts

2014- 2015: Academic Japanese Language Study at the Kansai Center (Japan Foundation)


2015: Working Paper Development grant (RCUK Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy)

2017- 2018: Visiting Researcher at Waseda University (Canon Foundation)

Journals

S. Schroff (2019), ‘Where to draw the line: the Difference between a Pirate and a Fan’ International Journal of Cultural Policy, Vol 26(4), pp. 433- 445.

S. Schroff (2019), ‘An Alternate Universe? Authors as Copyright Owners- the Case of the Japanese Manga Industry’, Creative Industries Journal, Vol 12(1), pp. 125-150.

S. Schroff (2018), ‘Linking legal scenarios to empirical data: process- tracing as a methodology in law’, Law and Methodology, doi: 10.5553/REM/.000033.

L. Guibault and S. Schroff (2018), ‘Extended Collective Licensing for the Use of Out-of-Commerce Works in Europe: A Matter of Legitimacy vis-à-vis Rights Owners’, Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law,doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s4031.

S. Schroff and John Street (2017), ‘The Politics of the Single Market: Culture vs. Competition vs. Copyright’, Information, Communication and Society, Vol. 21, no. 10, pp. 1305- 1321.

S. Schroff, M. Favale and A. Bertoni (2017), ‘The Impossible Quest: Problems with Diligent Search for Orphan Works’, International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 48, no.3, pp. 286-304.

M. Hviid, S. Schroff and J.Street (2016), ‘Regulating Collective Management by Competition: an Incomplete Answer to the Licensing Problem?’, Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law, Vol. 7, no. 3, 2016, pp. 256- 270.

J. Street, D. Laing and S.Schroff (2016), ‘Regulating for Creativity and Cultural Diversity: the Case of Collective Management Organisations and the Music Industry’, International Journal of Cultural Policy,Vol. 40, No. 3, 2016, pp. 227-259.  

S. Schroff (2013), 'The (Non) Convergence of Copyright Policy',Script-ed, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2013, pp. 411- 434.

A.Flemming and S. Schroff (2008), ‘Eine öffentliche Zentralbibliothek für Dresden?’, BIS- Bibliotheken in Sachsen, Vol. 3, 2009, pp. 145- 148


Books

S. Schroff, Who owns the broadcasting archives?Unravelling copyright ownership of broadcast content (Amsterdam: DeLex,2017).

Reports

S. Schroff (2017), ‘Making Public Service Broadcasts Accessible Online- A Study on the Copyright- Related Environment and Industry Practice’, Images for the Future- When Can We Watch?, pp. 1-145.

M. Hviid, S. Schroff and J. Street (2016), ‘Regulating CMOs by competition: an incomplete answer to the licensing problem?’, CREATe Working Paper Series, No. 2016/03 (https://zenodo.org/record/47703/files/CREATe-Working-Paper-2016-03.pdf), pp. 1-31.

M. Favale, S. Schroff and A. Bertoni (2016), ‘Requirements for Diligent Search in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Italy’, EnDOW (http://diligentsearch.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/EnDOW_Report-1.pdf), pp. 1-48.

S. Schroff (2015), ‘Europeana Sounds and Copyrights: The Need for and Challenges in Licensing Archival Material’, Europeana Sounds (http://pro.europeana.eu/files/Europeana_Professional/Projects/Project_list/Europeana_Sounds/Other%20documents%20related%20to%20the%20project/Europeana%20Report%20by%20IVIR%20final.pdf), pp. 1-97.

J. Street, D. Laing and S. Schroff (2015), ‘Collective Management Organisations, Creativity and Cultural Diversity,’ CREATe Working Paper Series, No. 2015/03 (https://zenodo.org/record/17860/files/CREATe-Working-Paper-2015-03.pdf), pp. 1-31.

S. Schroff (2014), ‘Transparency and Collective Management Organisations’, CREATe (http://www.create.ac.uk/blog/2014/10/01/transparency-and-the-collective-management-organisations/; published: 1/10/14) [blog]



Reports & invited lectures

  • S. Schroff, ‘When is a fan a pirate? Copyright (non) enforcement in Japan', Institute for Information Law, Amsterdam 16 November 2018 
  • S. Schroff, ‘Collective Management Organizations: Between Assumptions and Reality’, International Round Table: Digital Single Market and Its Impact on Culture and Media in Croatia, Zagreb 20 May 2018
  • S. Schroff, ‘Making Broadcasts Accessible Online- A Study on the Copyright- Related Environment and Industry Practice’, AVA_Net 2017, Hilversum 19 May 2017
  • S. Schroff, ‘Licensing audio- visual archives from a copyright Perspective: Between Assumptions and Empirical Evidence’, Digital Humanities 2016, Krakow 12 July 2016
  • S. Schroff, ‘Creating Legal Access to Sound Heritage’, National Library of France, Paris 1 October 2015


Other academic activities

Co- Director of the Culture and Knowledge Exchanges (CHEx) group (formerly known as #CHITCHAT)

Member of the HUM Faculty Ethics Committee