Emergent Technologies

D. Mendis, J. Nielsen, D. Nicol and P. Li – The Co-Existence of Copyright and Patent Laws to Protect Innovation – A Case Study of 3D Printing in UK and Australian Law

D. Mendis, J. Nielsen, D. Nicol, P. Li, ‘The Co-Existence of Copyright and Patent Laws to Protect Innovation – A Case Study of 3D Printing in UK and Australian Law’ in R. Brownsword, E. Scotford & K. Yeung (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation and Technology (Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2017), pp. 451-476. The… Read more »

Two new book chapters by Dinusha Mendis

Professor Dinusha Mendis has contributed chapters to two new books published by Edward Elgar Publishers and Oxford University Press. The first, published in May 2017, analyses Directive 2014 / 26 / EU on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights and Multi-Territorial Licensing of Rights in Musical Works for Online Use in the Internal Market… Read more »

IP Law at Crossroads? A Case Study into 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Mass Customisation

The growth of 3D technologies impacts on intellectual property (IP) law, leading to a number of implications including copyright, design and licensing issues amongst others. Such challenges question the enforcement, object and purpose of IP laws whilst exploring the opportunities presented through this technology. These were some of the issues which Professor Dinusha Mendis touched… Read more »

Going for Gold: 3D Printing, Jewellery and the Future of Intellectual Property Law

Date: Friday 24 March 2017 Time: 10 am – 5pm Venue: EB708, Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University Registration for the event is now closed. Additive Manufacturing or 3D printing as it is more commonly known, continues to push the boundaries of Intellectual Property (IP) law whilst raising questions relating to the protection and exploitation of… Read more »

Invited talk at QMUL Global IP Lecture Series

Professor Dinusha Mendis was an invited speaker at Queen Mary University of London on 23rd March and delivered her presentation as part of the Global IP Lecture Series. In her talk, Professor Mendis outlined the findings and conclusions from the AHRC-funded project titled ‘Going for Gold: A Legal and Empirical Case Study into 3D Scanning,… Read more »