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Charles Clark Memorial Lecture

Charles Clark Memorial Lecture

  • Date: Tuesday, 10 April
  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm, followed by a drinks reception
  • Venue: Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Olympia Conference Centre, London Book Fair, Olympia
  • Sign up: Register here to attend

Former Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, currently Vice President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for the digital single market, will talk about European copyright in the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture.

Ansip is responsible for overseeing the copyright reform package, which aims to update the EU's copyright laws for the digital age.

Please note that this year’s lecture is on a Tuesday, not Wednesday as in recent years.

What is the Charles Clark Lecture?

The Charles Clark Lecture, which focuses on key developments in the world of copyright, has been running since 2008 and has grown to be London Book Fair’s largest lecture.

The lecture is held annually to celebrate the achievements of Charles Clark (1933-2006); British publisher and lawyer who was an authority on the law of copyright. We are delighted to welcome world-renowned copyright experts each year to continue the stimulating debate. Previous lectures.

Who should attend?

Attendance is recommended for anyone with an interest in copyright and the creative industries. Register your interest to attend on this page.

Please note:
This event is open to all London Book Fair delegates so we recommend that you arrive in good time to secure a place. Admittance to the lecture is free but admittance to the London Book Fair is not. To be admitted to the lecture you will also need to pre-register for the London Book Fair.