Whilst still serving as a MP, Mike wrote four internationally acclaimed reports on the future direction of Intellectual Property and is credited with a number of IP policy initiatives and law changes, changing the direction of Intellectual Property protection in the UK.
- Search Engines and Piracy, May 2014
- Follow The Money, June 2014
- Copyright, Education and Awareness, September 2014
- Safe Harbour Provisions and Internet Service Providers March 2015
Mike’s flagship ‘Follow The Money’ report is featured as one of the four key focus areas announced in the European Commission’s draft Regulation on media portability – its first public proposal to modernise and adapt the legal framework in place to better suit intellectual property rights (IPR) in a digital age as part of its Digital Single Market strategy.
Read Mike’s report entitled “The Effectiveness of Notice Sending and Enforcement Alternatives“. Speech delivered at 8th Annual Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit (APCP), Los Angeles, 28th June 2017. Go to the events page for more copies of Mike’s speeches.