Dr Ula Furgal
- Research Associate (School of Law)
Dr Ula Furgal joined the University of Glasgow as a postdoctoral researcher at the CREATe Centre in November 2019. Ula has been working on the Platform Regulation project, which concerns regulation of platform economy in the context of creative industries (funded by the AHRC Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC)), and the Reversion Rights Project, a joint initiative of CREATe and IPRIA, University of Melbourne. Ula is also an editor of the Copyright Directive implementation resource page and a managing editor of the CREATe Working Paper series.
Ula completed her PhD at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She defended her doctoral thesis entitled "Rights on news: expanding copyright on the internet" which explores the effects of a new press publishers' right on the EU copyright framework, in February 2020. Ula holds LLM in Intellectual Property Law from Trinity College Dublin, and a Masters in Law and a Bachelor in Public Administration from Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland).
Ula’s interests lie at the intersection of copyright, information law and media studies.
Ula’s research interests lie primarily in the field of intellectual property law, at the intersection of copyright, information law and media studies. She currently focuses on the legal protection of press publications, and the place and role of the authors in the European copyright framework.
- Contemporary Issues in Intellectual Property Law (LLM)
- Business Law (UG)
- Copyright X (affiliated course offered by Harvard Law School)