Focus areas

Jean Monnet Short Courses

Bulding on a long term experience with short courses addressed to professionals, creators and business in general, the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for European Intellectual Property and Information Rights offers a range of courses and workshops addressing specific aspects of IP and data protection law. The courses give CPD credits (Continuous Professional Development). 2021… Read more »

Legal and ethical implications of ‘Vehicle to Everything’

Project coordinators: Sally Weston and Freyja van den Boom Project description The context for this project is data from Vehicle to Everything (V2X) and how it will transform the insurance sector and revolutionise the way consumers engage with insurers.  V2X is an intelligent transport system where all vehicles and infrastructure systems are monitored and interconnected… Read more »

Software and Copyright

Seeking Clarity Through European Copyright Law Project coordinator: Dinusha Mendis Project description The project explores the opportunities and challenges presented by new and emerging technologies with a specific focus on software and its implications for EU copyright and copyright licensing. In doing so, the project will particularly question the concept of the ‘author’ and ‘owner’… Read more »

Copyright exceptions as user’s rights

Project coordinators: Maurizio Borghi and Guy Pessach Project description Permitted uses of copyright works are an integral part of the copyright system. They play a key role in securing a balance between affording the copyright holder certain rights while encouraging others to use the work to build new knowledge. However, contemporary research underscores copyright’s chilling… Read more »

Robots, the new judges

Digital rights and defences in the networked environment Project coordinator: Dr Marcella Favale Project description Internet platforms, currently labelled by law as ‘intermediaries’, have revolutionized the digital world as we know it. Online purchases, free content, social contacts, are all parts of this scenario. In this picture, internet users are also content creators, but to… Read more »