Publications

D. Mendis and D. Secchi – A Legal and Empirical Study of 3D Printing Online Platforms and an Analysis of User Behaviour

D. Mendis & D. Secchi – A Legal and Empirical Study of 3D Printing Online Platforms and an Analysis of User Behaviour (London: Intellectual Property Office; 2015) Download Report here (64 pages). This is the first of a two-party study (and an executive summary) commissioned and funded by out for the UK Intellectual Property Office… Read more »

P. Reeves and D. Mendis – The Current Status and Impact of 3D Printing Within the Industrial Sector: An Analysis of Six Case Studies

P. Reeves and D. Mendis, The Current Status and Impact of 3D Printing Within the Industrial Sector: An Analysis of Six Case Studies (London: Intellectual Property Office; 2015) Download Report here (86 pages). This is the second of a two-party study (and an executive summary) commissioned and funded by out for the UK Intellectual Property… Read more »

D. Mendis, D. Secchi and P. Reeves – A Legal and Empirical Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of 3D Printing

D. Mendis, D. Secchi and P. Reeves, A Legal and Empirical Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of 3D Printing (London: Intellectual Property Office; 2015) Download Report here. This is the the Executive Summary drawn from a two-party study commissioned and funded by out for the UK Intellectual Property Office and authored by Dr. Dinusha… Read more »

K. Erickson, P. Heald, F. Homberg, M. Kretschmer and D. Mendis – Copyright and the Value of the Public Domain

K. Erickson, P. Heald,¬† F. Homberg, M. Kretschmer and D. Mendis – Copyright and the Value of the Public Domain: An Empirical Assessment¬† (London: Intellectual Property Office; 2015) Download Report here (81 pages). This Report is the outcome of a knowledge exchange scheme which brings together academics (from the disciplines of law, media & communication… Read more »

M. Borghi and S. Karapapa – Contractual restrictions on lawful use of information: sole-source databases protected by the back door?

M. Borghi and S. Karapapa, “Contractual restrictions on lawful use of information: sole-source databases protected by the back door?” European Intellectual Property Review, 37 (8) [2013], 505-514 The article is concerned with the risks associated with the monopolisation of information that is available from a single source only. Although there is a longstanding consensus that… Read more »