The COUNTER Project aimed to generate new multidisciplinary knowledge about counterfeiting, piracy and filesharing by examining its psychological, social, legal, business and cultural dimensions. Developing a more holistic overview of the complex set of involved issues is a significant challenge, but can provide important insights which inform industry actions and evidence-based policy at the European, national and international level.
The key objectives of the Project were to:
Further information about the project can be obtained from Dr Jo Bryce: JBryce@uclan.ac.uk
Dr Jo Bryce (Project Coordinator)
Dr Neil Horton
Dr Elfriede Penz & Dr Eva Hofmann, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Austria.
Dr Maria Lillà Montagnani & Dr Maurizio Borghi, Università Commerciale ‘Luigi Bocconi’, Italy.
Dr Irena Vida, Dr Domen Bajde, Barbara Culiberg & Mateja Kos Kokli, Univerza V Ljubljani, Slovenia.
Professor Eva Hemmungs Wirtén & Marianne Dahlén, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden.
Clients or Funders
European Commission Framework 7
Bryce, J., Limmer, H., & Horton, N. (2011). Purchase of Counterfeit Goods in Europe. Deliverable D14 for the European Commission FP7 COUNTER Project.
Bryce, J., Limmer, H., & Horton, N. (2011). Consumer Perspective on Illegal Downloading in Europe. Deliverable D33 for the European Commission FP7 COUNTER Project.
Bryce, J. (2010). Report on Consumer Attitudes in Europe. Deliverable D22 for the European Commission FP7 COUNTER Project.
Bryce, J. (2011). Invited address. Consumer Perspectives on Counterfeit Goods and Filesharing: The Challenge of Change. 5th Session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Team of Specialists on Intellectual Property (TOS-IP), Geneva, 9 July.
The COUNTER Project International Conference, Manchester, 22-24 March 2010.