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IPO Commissioned Reports by Erickson, Kretschmer and Mendis on parody and pastiche published

The UK Intellectual Property Office commissioned study on parody and pastiche led to three outputs co-authored by CIPPM Co-Director Dr. Dinusha Mendis, Dr. Kris Erickson (Research Fellow CREATe, University of Glasgow) and Professor Martin Kretschmer (Director CREATe, University of Glasgow).  The Reports evaluate policy options in the implementation of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property & Growth (2011). […]

New book by Maurizio Borghi on Copyright and Mass Digitization

CIPPM Director Professor Maurizio Borghi has published Copyright and Mass Digitization (Oxford University Press). The book, co-authored with Dr. Stavroula Karapapa (University of Reading), presents a groundbreaking analysis of how mass-digital projects such as Google Books and Europeana challenge copyright norms. Topical issues such as those of orphan works, the use of digital repositories for […]

Cake cellebrating World IP Day

CIPPM joins Intellectual Property Institutions across the Globe to celebrate World IP Day

CIPPM held its third Spring Lecture on Thursday 25th April 2013. This was CIPPM’s opportunity to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day (IP Day) 2013; a day for celebrating and promoting intellectual property and creativity. Dr. Nicholas Saunders of Brick Court Chambers was the Guest Speaker at this event. Dr. Saunders specialises in commercial, EU and intellectual property law. […]

Nicola Coppola talk at the European Commission Representation in Milan, Italy

On Monday 10th June 2013, Nicola was invited to speak at the European Commission in Milan for his research into the Law of Geographical Indications and protection of local food. The conference on the new Regulation (EU) 1151/2012 on PDOs/PGIs in the agricultural sector was convened by three Italian Law Journals and hosted at Palazzo […]

CIPPM Co-Director Dr. Dinusha Mendis co-publishes reports for the UKIPO

Dr. Dinusha Mendis has co-authored two reports commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) on parody and pastiche. The two reports form part of a three-report sequence on parody. The three reports/studies commissioned by UKIPO evaluate policy options in the implementation of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property & Growth (2011). Study I authored […]