Dr Ula Furgal
- Research Associate (School of Law)
Ula Furgal joined the University of Glasgow as a postdoctoral researcher at the CREATe Centre in November 2019. Prior to coming to Glasgow, Ula was a doctoral researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She defended her PhD thesis exploring the effects of copyright’s expansion into the news online 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). She has previously worked as a research assistant for the CLAUDETTE project concerning automation of privacy policies evaluation using machine learning, and as a visiting lecturer at Wageningen University & Research where she taught intellectual property law.
Ula’s interests lie at the intersection of copyright, information law and media studies. Her research at CREATe focuses on the regulation of platform economy in the context of creative industries
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.