Emergent Technologies

Going for Gold Project: 3D Scanning and 3D Printing – An Enforcement Issue?

CIPPM Co-Director, Professor Dinusha Mendis delivered an invited talk at the City Law School on 1 March 2017.  In delivering the talk, Professor Mendis considered how the the growth of 3D technologies impacts on intellectual property (IP) law. Such challenges question the enforcement, object and purpose of IP laws whilst exploring the opportunities presented through… Read more »

Taking forward Recommendations to UKIPO on 3D Printing and IP

On 6 February 2017, Professor Dinusha Mendis participated in a 3D Printing (3DP) / Intellectual Property (IP) workshop titled ‘Rethinking IP in the Digital Manufacturing Age’. The workshop introduced a second UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) project into 3DP and Intellectual Property (IP) led by Dr. Angela Daly of Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Part… Read more »

Who owns genetic databases?

Keynote speech of Maurizio Borghi at the Escuela Libre de Derecho of Mexico City, 29 November 2016, in the framework of the international conference “Ciencia y Derecho en México” (download the programme here.) Genetic databases are collections of genetic sequence information and other personal information about individuals’ medical history, which represent increasingly essential tools for biomedical… Read more »

Designers, 3D Printing and IP: Dinusha Mendis delivers a keynote speech at ACID event

A conference organised by Anti-Copying in Design (ACID) and Alliance for Intellectual Property titled ‘3D Printing: Identifying the Opportunities and Exploring the IP Challenges’ explored the technology of 3D printing, the opportunities it brings about and the potential gaps that key stakeholders should be aware in the context of Intellectual Property (IP) Law. The event… Read more »

CIPPM Co-Director Speaks at joint WIPO and University of Turin Event

An event organised jointly by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Academy and University of Turin, was hosted in collaboration with the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITCILO) to explore the Intellectual Property (IP) implications of 3D printing. Prof. Dinusha Mendis, was invited to deliver a talk on her research into Intellectual… Read more »