Sabine Jacques joined UEA in 2016 as Lecturer in IP/IT/Media Law. Previously, Sabine achieved a PhD in copyright law at the University of Nottingham where she studied: ‘The Right to Parody? A comparative analysis’. In this research, she has a specific focus on the music industry as she was partially funded by MPA (Music Publishers Association), BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) and PRS for Music (Performing Right Society). Before moving to the UK, Sabine obtained her bachelor and master degrees in law at the University of Liège, Belgium. She later graduated cum laude from an LLM in Intellectual Property law and Knowledge Management at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.
Sabine’s research has already given rise to publications in the field leading peer-reviewed journals, like the European Intellectual Property Review and the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice. Additionally, she was awarded the Dean Moore Prize as recognition of her qualities as a researcher and was granted the Golding Essay Prize 2015 by the Competition Law Association.
Her research interests include: Intellectual Property Law/Media Law, Music Copyright and where Intellectual Property Law interacts with other areas of law; such as Commercial Law, Human Rights Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Comparative Law and Competition Law.
Recently, she became an associate researcher at CREATe (Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Industries): http://www.create.ac.uk/
Sabine has experience in teaching Intellectual Property Law, Industrial Property Law and Contract Law. This academic year 2016-2017, Sabine is module organiser for Globalisation of IP law and she is part of the teaching team for Media Law, Intellectual Property Law and Current Issues of IP.
Mash-ups and Mixes: what impact have the recent copyright reforms had on the legality of sampling?,
in Entertainment Law Review
Parody Exception: Why trademark owners should get the joke,
in European Intellectual Property Review
From publishers to self-publishing: The disruptive effects of digitalisation on the book industry,UEA Repository
Are national courts required to have an (exceptional) European sense of humour?,
in European Intellectual Property Review
Are the new ‘fair dealing’ provisions an improvement on the previous law, and why?,
in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice
pp. 699-706Full Text UEA Repository
Key Research Interests
Her research interests include: Intellectual Property Law (copyright, patents, trade marks, designs)/Media Law, Music Copyright and where Intellectual Property Law interacts with other areas of law; such as Commercial Law, Human Rights Law, Contract Law, Tort Law, Comparative Law and Competition Law.
With Professor Morten Hviid, Sabine currently supervises Phillip Chapman's PhD thesis on 3D printing technology.
Sabine has experience in teaching Intellectual Property Law, Industrial Property Law and Contract Law.
She is currently the module organiser for Globalisation of IP Law (PGT) and teaches on UG Intellectual Property Law, UG Media Law and PGT Current Issues of IP.
External Activities and Indicators of Esteem
‘Reconstructing copyright’s economic rights in a time of rapid technological change’ invited speaker at the CREATe Copyright and Innovation Network Launch event, 26th May 2017.
‘Tell us about a research design in which you combined different methods. How can methods be combined effectively so that the result is greater than the sum of its parts’ invited speaker at the CREATe Early Career Development Camp, 5th May 2017.
‘The impact of Automated Anti-Piracy systems as copyright enforcement mechanism on digital cultural diversity: empirical study on Youtube’s Content ID digital fingerprinting technology’presented at Bileta 2017, 20th April 2017.
‘The effect of automated anti-piracy systems: the consequences for cultural diversity’ presented at SLSA 2017, 5th April 2017.
‘From publishers to self-publishing: The disruptive effects of digitalisation on the book industry’ presented at the CREATe Festival 2016 (RSA House), 24th June 2016.
‘Mash-ups and Mixes: what impact have the recent copyright reforms had on the legality of sampling?’ The Netherlands Institute for Law and Governance (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), 20th November 2015.
‘A comparative manifesto on the legal regime applied to digital sampling’ (with Bjorn Schipper and Mark Stafford), Amsterdam Dance Event, 14-18th October 2015.
‘A Parody exception: Why trade mark owners should get the joke.’ The New IP Lawyer Network (University of Exeter), June 2015.
‘Have trade mark right holders lost their sense of humour?’ International Graduate Legal Research Conference (IGLRC, King’s College), 13th April 2015.
‘The introduction of a parody exception in UK copyright law drawing from the French experience.’ Society of Legal Scholars PhD Conference (SLS, University of Edinburgh), 2nd September 2013.
Sabine is the PGT Dissertation Coordinator within the School of Law.