Dr. Jaime Stapleton is an Associate Research Fellow of the School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London. He speaks regularly in the UK and Europe on issues relating to creative practice, law and political economy. He has worked as a consultant on economic, social and cultural impact assessment of copyright for the World Intellectual Property Organization, and on intellectual property reform as the Research Coordinator of the Adelphi Charter on Creativity, Innovation and Intellectual Property for the Royal Society of Arts, London. He has a long standing interest in intellectual property history and served on the Editorial Board of Art and Humanities Research Council ‘Primary Sources in Copyright (1450-1900)’ project, based at Cambridge University. He is currently a core research participant in the AHRC network ‘Intermedia: New Media Art, Performativity and Authenticity’ based at Tate Modern, which examines issues relating to the acquisition and display of new media works in art museums.