Martin Kretschmer (LLM LSE, PhD UCL) is Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Glasgow, and Director of CREATe (www.create.ac.uk), the UK Copyright and Creative Economy Centre. CREATe is an interdisciplinary research hub funded from 2012-18 jointly by three UK research councils (Arts & Humanities AHRC, Engineering & Physical Sciences EPSRC, and Social & Economic Sciences ESRC), and from 2018-2023 as part of the AHRC Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre. From 2000-2012, Martin was Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM) at Bournemouth University (www.cippm.org.uk). From 1996-1999, he was an ESRC postdoctoral research fellow at Cass Business School, City University, London (ESRC Media Economics and Media Culture programme). During the 1990s, he was German Consultant Editor at BBC Worldwide, and wrote for German language national newspapers, public radio and TV. Martin is general editor (with Lionel Bently) of CopyrightHistory.org, the digital archive of primary sources on copyright from 1450 to 1900. He is also chair of the editorial boards of the portals CopyrightUser.org and CopyrightEvidence.org. In 2015-2016, Martin served as president of the European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) Association.