Emergent Technologies

CIPPM/BU Law hosts 8th GikII Conference

The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) together with the Law Department was delighted to host the 8th GikII Conference which was held on 16-17 September 2013. The conference was chaired by Dr. Dinusha Mendis, Co-Director CIPPM and Professor Lilian Edwards, Deputy Director CREATe, University of Glasgow and Professor of Internet Law at University of Strathclyde. The conference has… Read more »

D. Mendis – Are You Ready For Your Child, The 3D Printing Genius?

On Wednesday 10 July 2013, CIPPM Co-Director, Dr. Dinusha Mendis was invited to publish an article for The Conversation. The article focused on 3D printing for the next generation of children. The article titled ‘Are you ready for your child, the 3D Printing genius?’ responded to Education Minister Michael Gove’s pledge this week to modernise… Read more »

Dinusha Mendis featured in Geneva, London and Glasgow

Dr. Dinusha Mendis, Senior Lecturer in Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management has featured in recent articles, interviews and guest talks for her research into 3D printing and its implications for Intellectual Property (IP) Laws. Her research in this area led to an interview for the United Nations Agency, World Intellectual Property… Read more »

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)…. Read more »

D. Mendis – Digital Economy Act 2010: Fighting a losing battle?

Dinusha Mendis – “Digital Economy Act 2010: Fighting a losing battle? Why the ‘three strikes’ law is not the answer to copyright law’s latest challenge”, International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 2013, 27 (1),  60-84 Abstract This paper argues that the Digital Economy Act (DEA) 2010, already much delayed in its implementation, is fundamentally… Read more »