Emergent Technologies

New Book by Prof. Dinusha Mendis on 3D Printing and IP Law

A new book titled ‘3D Printing and Beyond: Intellectual Property and Regulation’ published by Edward Elgar Publishers in February 2019 and edited by Professors Dinusha Mendis (Department of Law, CIPPM, Bournemouth University, UK) Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School, Stanford University, California USA) and Matthew Rimmer (Faculty of Law, Law School, Queensland University of Technology, Australia)… Read more »

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. >> Report published on 27 November 2019 The infringement of broadcasting rights online has grown significantly in the… Read more »

D. Mendis, In Pursuit of Clarity: The Conundrum of CAD and Copyright – Seeking Direction Through Case Law

D. Mendis, In Pursuit of Clarity: The Conundrum of CAD and Copyright – Seeking Direction Through Case Law [2018] 40(11) European Intellectual Property Review, pp. 694-705 Through the application of selected statutes and case law drawn from the United Kingdom (UK), the paper explores the copyright status of three-dimensional design files and particularly questions whether… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »