CIPPM Researchers Present at the 11th WIPO Advanced IP Research Forum

Geneva, 22-24 May, 2017

CIPPM Researchers Professor Dinusha Mendis, Dr.  Marc Mimler, Dr. Viola Prifti and Dr. Lingling Wei participated and presented at the 11th WIPO Advanced Intellectual Property Research Forum.

This year’s event explored international and comparative dimensions in Intellectual Property (IP) Law.

The event organized and hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in collaboration with Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, commenced with a welcome address from Mr. Victor Vázquez López, Head, Section for Coordination of Developed Countries (SCDC), Department for Transition and Developed Countries (TDC) at WIPO followed by Dr. Guy Pessach, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

This year, CIPPM contributed three papers to the forum:

Dinusha Mendis: ‘Going for Gold: The Copyright Implications Relating to 3D-Printing and 3D-Scanning of Ancient & Modern Jewellery’

Marc Mimler & Viola Prifti: ‘Bioprinting Stem Cells– Opportunities and Obstacles for Patenting’

Lingling Wei: ‘Internet Intermediaries’ Liability: a Comparative Study Between the European Unionand China’

The full programme including a list of all participating institutions can be accessed here.