Emergent Technologies

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 »

Research into 3D Printing and IP Presented at CHANEL and Published in The Guardian

Regulating 3D printing has been the focus of attention recently, with the European Parliament adopting a resolution put forward by the Legal Affairs Committee to regulate 3D printing from the perspective of intellectual property (IP) and civil liability. The resolution was adopted in July 2018. Around the same time, the European Commission commissioned a project… Read more »

Autumn InfoSoc Seminar Series

“InfoSoc” is a project launched by the Law Department of Bournemouth University and inspired by the landmark research of professor Roger Brownsword. The idea is to map the landscape of contemporary informational interests and to evaluate a range of recognised and putative rights and wrongs associated with modern ‘information societies’. The foundations of the InfoSoc project… Read more »