Projects

CIPPM research projects typically combine legal and social science methodologies, drawing on the economic and management expertise available within its interdisciplinary setting.

Current projects

Collection of National Key Enforcement Judgements related to Intellectual Property Rights - A project commissioned by the Observatory of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights  is carried out by CIPPM in collaboration with Milieu Consulting SPRL. The project will run from January 2021 to December 2025, with the objective being to expand, update and consolidate the EUIPO’s eSearch Case Law... Read more »
Study on IP infringement on online trading platforms - A project funded by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and carried out by an interdisciplinary team of experts from Bournemouth University, including the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM) and the Cyber Security Unit. The study covers the legal and technical dimensions of IP infringement through vendor accounts on third-party trading platforms,... Read more »
Legal and ethical implications of ‘Vehicle to Everything’ - Project coordinators: Sally Weston and Freyja van den Boom Project description The context for this project is data from Vehicle to Everything (V2X) and how it will transform the insurance sector and revolutionise the way consumers engage with insurers.  V2X is an intelligent transport system where all vehicles and infrastructure systems are monitored and interconnected... Read more »
Software and Copyright - Seeking Clarity Through European Copyright Law Project coordinator: Dinusha Mendis Project description The project explores the opportunities and challenges presented by new and emerging technologies with a specific focus on software and its implications for EU copyright and copyright licensing. In doing so, the project will particularly question the concept of the ‘author’ and ‘owner’... Read more »
Copyright exceptions as user’s rights - Project coordinators: Maurizio Borghi and Guy Pessach Project description Permitted uses of copyright works are an integral part of the copyright system. They play a key role in securing a balance between affording the copyright holder certain rights while encouraging others to use the work to build new knowledge. However, contemporary research underscores copyright’s chilling... Read more »
Robots, the new judges - Digital rights and defences in the networked environment Project coordinator: Dr Marcella Favale Project description Internet platforms, currently labelled by law as ‘intermediaries’, have revolutionized the digital world as we know it. Online purchases, free content, social contacts, are all parts of this scenario. In this picture, internet users are also content creators, but to... Read more »

Past projects

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for European Intellectual Property and Information Rights - CIPPM received a 3-years funding from the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme to set up a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on “European Intellectual Property and Information Rights”. The Centre of Excellence aims at giving support, visibility, and enhanced impact to a series of activities in crucial areas of European integration such as Copyright and related... Read more »
EnDOW Community: Unlocking Orphan Films - EnDOW Community is a one-year project n collaboration with the British Film Institute (BFI) funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). It is a collaboration aimed at enhancing the impact, engagement, and knowledge transfer around the EnDOW project (2015-2018). The EnDOW project has developed an online resource – the Diligent Search Tool – that... Read more »
Illegal IPTV in the European Union - A project funded by the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and carried out by an interdisciplinary team of experts from Bournemouth University, including the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM) and the Cyber Security Unit. >> Report published on 27 November 2019 The infringement of broadcasting rights online has grown significantly in the... Read more »
Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of the Development of Industrial 3D Printing - A project exploring the ‘Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of the Development of Industrial 3D Printing’ was awarded by the European Commission to the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) in April 2018.  The project led by Co-Director of CIPPM, Professor Dinusha Mendis (Principal Investigator), also includes CIPPM members, Dr. Julie Robson... Read more »
A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects - What do the Mona Lisa, a Lego brick, and the Elstar Apple have in common? The project A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects aims at highlighting a wide variety of objects that demonstrate the importance of intellectual property. These objects—from celadon pottery and medieval maps of Rome, through the Singer sewing machine, the light... Read more »

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