Media and Entertainment Law

Refereed journal articles and joint publications

Ursula Smartt (2024) ‘Can robots have feelings? Should we now apologise to the AI-beast called DABUS and compliment ANNs instead? 2024 46 European Intellectual Property Review (E.I.P.R.) 45 Issue 3, 184-188. ISSN 01420461.

____ (2023) ‘Are our law students robot proof? AI chatbots and the future of working with computer generated copyright works.’ 2023 E.I.P.R. 45 Issue 10, 562-565. ISSN 01420461.

Ursula Smartt (2023) ‘Upholding digital rights and media plurality: does self-regulation by social media platforms contravene freedom of expression?’ in: The Palgrave Handbook of Media Misinformation. Eds: Julian McDougall and Karen Fowler-Watt. Palgrave - Macmillan. ISBN: 9783031119774 (paperback); ISBN:‎ 978-3031119750 (hardback):

____ (2023) ‘Vorsprung durch Copyright: The German Copyright reform Is not everyone’s ‘Tasse Tee’’. European Intellectual Property Review. 2023 E.I.P.R. 45, 241-244. ISSN 01420461.

____ (2023) ‘Net freedom in Germany or over over-regulation of harmful content?’ European Intellectual Property Review. 2023 E.I.P.R. 45, 270-275. ISSN 01420461.

____ (2022) ‘Associated Newspapers Criticised by UK Court of Appeal for ‘Lack of Clear Focus’ in its Meghan Markle judgment’. In European Intellectual Property Review. 44 E.I.P.R., Issue 3, 2022 pp. 181-185. ISSN 01420461. Meghan Markle v Daily Mail Case Commentary U Smartt  

Smartt U. and Hadarca, S. (2020) Economic activities in the penitentiary system of the Republic of Moldova: next steps for correctional industries. Project funding by the German Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Swiss Agency for the Development and Cooperation (SDC) Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft. Presented to the Government of the Republic of Moldova on 10 December 2020. 

_____ (2020) ‘Are Bloggers and Youtubers Journalists?’. European Intellectual Property Review. E.I.P.R. 2020, 42(11), 728-737. ISSN 01420461 Are bloggers & YouTubers Journalists? U Smartt 

____ (2019) ‘The three Rs: Remorse, Rehabilitation, Right to be forgotten: how de-listing is left up to the courts in NT1 & NT2 and AR v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester’. European Intellectual Property Review. 40 E.I.P.R. 2019, pp. 804-811. ISSN 0142-0461 Three Rs: the right to be forgotten U Smartt 

____ (2017) ‘The Dark Web’. Magistrates’ Magazine, August 2017. ISSN 00224-9920. Dark web MA Magazine (copy) U Smartt 

____ (2017) Are privacy injunctions futile in the digital age? Why Scottish papers chose to name the super injunction A-listers - and why they could not do so online. European Intellectual Property 

Review (EIPR) ISSN 01420461 Are privacy injunction futile in the digital age? U Smartt (2017) 

____ (2015-16) ‘Drones, Privacy and the Law’, Magistrates’ Magazine, Dec 2015/ Jan 2016, pp. 4 – 5. ISSN 00224-9920. Drones, Privacy & the Law U Smartt 

____ (2015) ‘Prince Charles’s ‘black spider memos’: How a Guardian Journalist Succeeded in his 10-year Quest under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.’ European Intellectual Property Review. E.I.P.R. 2015, 37(8), 529-538. ISSN 0142-0461. Prince Charles black spider memos U Smartt 

____ (2015) ‘Why I was right to name the teachers’ teen killer’: naming teenagers in criminal trials and law reform in the internet age.’ Communications Law. Vol 20, No 1, 2015: 5 - 13 ISSN 1746-7616. Why I was right to name the teacher's teen killer U Smartt 

_____ (2014) ‘Internet libel: will the new Defamation Act 2013 make a real difference?’ Criminal Law and Justice Weekly (CLJW).

_____(2012) ‘Safety first: the Ryan Giggs superinjunction Part 2 of March 2012’. Communications Law. Vol 17, No.2. ISSN 1746-7616.

____ (2011) ‘Twitter undermines superinjunctions’. Communications Law. Vol 16, No 4, 2011: 135 – 140. ISSN 1746-7616 Twitter undermines superinjunctions U Smartt 

_____(2004) ‘Stay out of Jail: Performance, Multimedia & Copyright Laws’. In: Hill, L. and Paris, H. (eds.) Guerrilla Guide to Performance Art. 2nd Ed. London & New York: Continuum International Publishing Group. ISBN: 0826473989.