The Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues


It is with great pleasure that I can now formally announce the re-initiation of the SERCI Annual Congress after two years lost to the global pandemic. The 2022 congress will be held in Boulder, Colorado, and co-hosted with The Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at University of Colorado Law Schoolunder the local organization of Kristelia GarcĂ­a, University of Colorado Law School Associate Professor and Silicon Flatirons Intellectual Property Initiative Director,on September 9th and 10th of this year. The SERCI Guest Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Peter DiCola (Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University).

Proposals of papers to present at the congress are hereby formally invited. At this stage, only a detailed abstract of the paper is required, and should be sent as an email attachment to The deadline for receipt of proposals is Friday July 1st. Successful authors will be notified before Friday July 15th, and full papers will be requested by Wednesday August 31st.

Proposals are invited on any aspect or topic that relates copyright to economics, such as (for example, but not restricted to) optimal legal copyright parameters, the economic effects of copyright, models of copyright licensing, theoretical and empirical analyses of copyright policy, copyright and creativity, copyright and the macroeconomy, and new models of protection of creative works.

Please circulate the information in this call for papers as widely as you can among your colleagues.