emerging technologies

Major Study on IP implications of 3D Printing Now Published

A large scale empirical and legal study on the Intellectual Property Implications of the Development of Industrial 3D Printing, commissioned by the European Commission in 2018 to the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM) was published in April 2020. The published report (spanning 257 pages), provides an in-depth exploration of the past and current… Read more »

Invited talk at QMUL Global IP Lecture Series

Professor Dinusha Mendis was an invited speaker at Queen Mary University of London on 23rd March and delivered her presentation as part of the Global IP Lecture Series. In her talk, Professor Mendis outlined the findings and conclusions from the AHRC-funded project titled ‘Going for Gold: A Legal and Empirical Case Study into 3D Scanning,… Read more »

Going for Gold Project: 3D Scanning and 3D Printing – An Enforcement Issue?

CIPPM Co-Director, Professor Dinusha Mendis delivered an invited talk at the City Law School on 1 March 2017.  In delivering the talk, Professor Mendis considered how the the growth of 3D technologies impacts on intellectual property (IP) law. Such challenges question the enforcement, object and purpose of IP laws whilst exploring the opportunities presented through… Read more »

Taking forward Recommendations to UKIPO on 3D Printing and IP

On 6 February 2017, Professor Dinusha Mendis participated in a 3D Printing (3DP) / Intellectual Property (IP) workshop titled ‘Rethinking IP in the Digital Manufacturing Age’. The workshop introduced a second UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) project into 3DP and Intellectual Property (IP) led by Dr. Angela Daly of Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Part… Read more »

Building Links between UK and China to further Copyright Research and Collaboration

In November 2014,  Dr. Dinusha Mendis, Co-Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Management (CIPPM) was invited as part of a UK delegation to the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus (UNNC) in China. The one-day event which took place on 22 November 2014, included participants from both the UK and China. The representatives for the… Read more »