Description / Bio
As IPR & Policy Advisor for Europeana Foundation, Julia works with cultural heritage organisations, creative industries and policy makers to ensure that digitised cultural heritage is made available fairly, legally and where possible under the most open licences. Europeana Foundation provide access to 30 million (and growing) pictures, objects, archives and films from across Europe's cultural heritage sector. We support providers, aggregators and users to deliver projects to develop best practice, new business models and frameworks to ensure Europe's cultural heritage remains relevant in the digital world. Visit http://www.europeana.eu
By profession Julia is manager of innovation and intellectual properties portfolios with 12 years experience managing, developing and commercialising research, technology and brand portfolios. With experience of managing nascent technologies, proof of concept projects, apps, new product development of engineering and software based technology, generating licensing revenue & Venture Capital investment. This experience combines with a passion for intellectual property rights law that helps us not only protect but also make available creative and innovative works.