Martin Kretschmer is Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Glasgow and Director of CREATe, the UK Copyright and Creative Economy Centre.
CREATe is an interdisciplinary research hub established in 2012 jointly by Arts & Humanities AHRC, Engineering & Physical Sciences EPSRC, and Social & Economic Sciences ESRC. It is part of the AHRC Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre led by Nesta.
Between 2000-2012, Martin was Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management at Bournemouth University and from 1996 to 1999, he was a research fellow at City University Business School, London. During the 1990s, he was also German Consultant Editor at BBC Worldwide. Martin is general editor of www.CopyrightHistory.org, and chair of the editorial boards of the portals www.CopyrightUser.org and www.CopyrightEvidence.org. In 2015-2016, he served as president of the European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) Association.