Log in
Log in

Digital Disruption & Cadastral Plan IP

The Surveyors Trust is partnering with USQ to address 'Digital Disruption & Cadastral Plan IP.

This exciting new project will study the digital disruption of the surveying industry and the subsequent affects on Plan IP & Copyright by addressing the following:

  • Authorship and artificial intelligence.
  • Originality and Technology.
  • Authorship and digital records.
  • Exceptions and data mining.
  • Open data initiatives.
  • Smart contracts and Blockchain.
  • Technical protection measures (TPMs).
  • Legislative reviews and changes.

We look forward to sharing regular updates on this research.

January 2022

Commissioned USQ to address the possibility of a research project around 'Digital Disruption of IP & Copyright'

March 2022

Contract Brief finalised with USQ on a collaborate research project.

December 2022

Final contract entered into to fund a research project.

June 2023

Research Reports Finalised and presented to the Surveyors’ Trust Board

July 2023

Final Reports released to industry stakeholders

August 2023

Final Report publicly released

After conducting extensive global research, UniSQ have provided two key reports outlining:

    1. The effect of digitalisation on Surveying & Spatial Industries
    2. The global legal landscape for copyright and IP protect of Survey Plans

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software