EU IP Policy

Dinusha Mendis presents new research on Parody and Pastiche at BLACA

On 13 March 2014, Dr. Dinusha Mendis, Co-Director of CIPPM was invited by BLACA (UK national Group of the International Literary and Artistic Association (ALAI) to present new research on parody and pastiche which was carried out as part of a UK Intellectual Property (UKIPO) Commissioned project. Dr. Mendis presented the research together with Professor Martin… Read more »

Harmonization of IPRs within and beyond the EU

Maurizio Borghi and Marcella Favale presented: ‘Harmonization of Intellectual Property Rights within and beyond the European Union: The Acquis Communautaire in the Framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy’ at the SEARCH Project, Final Academic Conference 10-11 February 2014, Barcelona. The paper reviews the free-trade agreements between the EU and neighbouring countries (NCs), with a view… Read more »

Submission to the Public Consultation on the reform of EU copyright rules

Copyright in Europe

On December 2013 the European Commission has launched a public consultation with the aim of reviewing and modernizing EU copyright rules. Today, CIPPM has submitted its response, with contributions of Maurizio Borghi, Marcella Favale and Dinusha Mendis. The document presents policy recommendations based on CIPPM research on copyright exceptions, mass digitization, orphan works and authors’… Read more »

Copyright and the regulation of orphan works: Presentation at EPIP conference in Paris

The paper Copyright and the regulation of orphan works: a comparative review of seven jurisdictions and a rights clearance simulation, authored by Marcella Favale, Fabian Homberg, Martin Kretschmer, Dinusha Mendis, and Davide Secchi (in alphabetical order) will be presented by Marcella Favale (CIPPM) and Martin Kretschmer (CREATe) at the 8th annual conference of the EPIP (European… Read more »