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Marc Mimler’s article cited in the Opinion of Advocate General in Pelham

Advocate General Szpunar has delivered the Opinion in Case C‑476/17 Pelham and others v. Hütter, better known as the “Metall auf Metall” case. The case originates from a referral of the German Federal Court on the permissibility of sampling of music. The AG’s Opinion, which recommends the Court of Justice to rule that unlicensed sampling is copyright […]

Spring Public Lectures Series 2019

Our public lectures series on topical issues of intellectual property law and policy is open to anyone to attend, but space is limited. Please email Terry Mitchell to reserve a place on one or all of the lectures. The events will take place at the Executive Business Centre, close to Bournemouth train station.

Illegal IPTV in the European Union

A project funded by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and carried out by an interdisciplinary team of experts from Bournemouth University, including the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM) and the Cyber Security Unit. The infringement of broadcasting rights online has grown significantly in the last years, thanks to the ready availability […]

Copyright and Software: New Publication and an Invited Talk at Uni of Oxford’s OIPRC

In October 2018, Professor Dinusha Mendis‘s paper titled ‘In Pursuit of Clarity: The Conundrum of Copyright and CAD – Seeking Direction Through Case Law’ was published in the European Intellectual Property Review. Through the application of selected statutes and case law drawn from the United Kingdom (UK), the paper explores the copyright status of three-dimensional […]

CIPPM Hosts Expert Meeting on 3D Printing and IP Law at the European Commission

An Expert Meeting relating to the European Commission funded ‘Study into the Intellectual Property (IP) Implications of Industrial 3D Printing’ was held on 9 November 2018 at the European Commission Brussels. It was led by CIPPM Co-Director and Principal Investigator of the project, Professor Dinusha Mendis  and included other CIPPM members Dr. Julie Robson (Co-Investigator) of […]