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A. Karanasiou on the “Internet of Things”

On 15th April 2014, Argyro Karanasiou presented her paper “The World’s Fair 2014: Internet of Things, Internet of Rights?” at the 29th annual BILETA conference. Abstract: In 1964, Isaac Asimov in his article ‘Visit to the World’s Fair 2014’ envisioned how New York World’s Fair of 2014 might look like. Just as Asimov predicted, smart… Read more »

Ilanah Simon Fhima (UCL) The confusion test in European trade mark law

Spring lectures series Thursday 3 April 2014 6pm Executive Business Centre (EB206), Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8EB The seminar presents the preliminary results of a large empirical study on the application of the “confusion” test for trade mark infringement in Europe. Key objectives of the study, which is being carried out in collaboration with Dr… Read more »

Response to the open call for evidence on “Making Laws in a Digital Age”

Argyro Karanasiou has submitted response to the Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy call for evidence on “Making Laws in the Digital Age“. The objective of the Speaker’s Commission on Digital Democracy was to consider, report and make recommendations on how parliamentary democracy in the UK can embrace the opportunities afforded by the digital world to… Read more »

Funded PhD studentships at CIPPM

Two fully subsidized PhD studentships are offered by CIPPM, with an expected starting date of September 2014. Designing for the Future: The impact of scanning technology and reverse engineering on mass customisation as it applies to 3D Printing and the implications for Intellectual Property Law (in partnership with Econolyst). Supervisor: Dr Dinusha Mendis   Legal… 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 »