Publications

H. Bosher and D. Mendis – Swings and Roundabouts

H. Bosher and D. Mendis – Swings and Roundabouts: The Impact of Legal Drafting on the Language and Understanding of Copyright Law and the Need for Educational Materials [2016] 30(3) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, pp. 1-18 Legislators face the challenging task of drafting copyright law, which takes into account the views of… Read more »

D. Mendis and V. Stobo – Extended Collective Licensing in UK – One Year On

D. Mendis and V. Stobo – Extended Collective Licensing in UK – One Year On: A Review of the Law and a Look Ahead to the Future [2016] 38(4) European Intellectual Property Review, pp. 208 – 220 This paper presented in two parts, outlines the development of the extended collective licensing regulations in the UK… Read more »

J. Sterling and D. Mendis – Structure of Protection in J. Sterling and T. Cook (eds.) Sterling on World Copyright Law

J. A. L. Sterling and D. Mendis – ‘Structure of Protection’ in J. A. L. Sterling and T. Cook (eds.), Sterling on World Copyright Law 4th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell; 2015), chapter 3, pp. 127-193. “Sterling on World Copyright Law provides a complete overview of world copyright law, focusing on the key subjects of… Read more »

M. Favale – A Wii too stretched? The ECJ extends to game consoles the protection of DRM- on tough conditions

M. Favale, ‘A Wii too stretched? The ECJ extends to game consoles the protection of DRM- on tough conditions’, European Intellectual Property Review, [2015] 37 (2), 101-106 The paper analyses the European Court of Justice ruling in Nintendo Co Ltd v PC Box Srl (C-355/12) on whether the protections for technological protection measures (TPMs) under… Read more »

M. Favale – Death and Resurrection of Copyright, between Law and Technology

M. Favale, ‘Death and Resurrection of Copyright, between Law and Technology’, Information and Communication Technology Law, Volume 23, Issue 2, 2014 The paper reviews copyright philosophical, economic and social justification confronted by the dematerialization of creative outputs.  Digital Rights Management (DRM) is the tool implemented by copyright owners to adjust to the advent of the… Read more »