events

Stavroula Karapapa: “Introducing the ‘new public’ into copyright infringement”

Public lectures series 2015 Thursday 23 April, from 6 pm in EB306 This talk will discuss what amounts to an actionable communication of copyright works to the public. Recent rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union uphold that infringement takes place not only where an unauthorised communication reaches the public but also… Read more »

Rafael García Pérez: “The scope of injunctions in intellectual property cases”

Research Seminar Tuesday 21 April, 4pm, Room EB205 The injunction, being a remedy grounded in equity, has a discretionary nature in English law, in intellectual property as well as in other areas of law. However, intellectual property remedies have been harmonised by Directive 2004/48 on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. The seminar will consider… Read more »

Jennifer Davis: “The problem with the average consumer in European trade mark law”

Public Lectures Series 2015 Thursday 19 March, from 6 pm in EB306 The talk will consider the problem of identifying the average consumer in EU trade mark law.  It will suggest that his or her position in case law relating to both distinctiveness and confusion is increasingly uncertain and that explanations for this uncertainty might… Read more »

Hayleigh Bosher: “The Legal Aspects of Digital Marketing”

Guest Lecture: 16th March 2015, 1-2 pm, Lawrence LT (Talbot Campus) The lecture addresses the legal implications of conducting business and marketing online; specifically looking at copyright law and data protection in relation to websites, social media, blogging and emails as well as the statutory and regulatory code requirements for non-broadcast advertising.​  

Estelle Derclaye: Aligning IPR with well-being

Business School Seminar Series Wednesday 25 February, 12:00, room CG08 (Christchurch House, Talbot Campus) The Chicago School of the law and economics movement, on which the predominant justification for independent property rights is based in most countries, is flawed mainly because it takes economic wealth as the sole proxy for well-being. We suggest replacing it… Read more »