Paul Torremans: “The Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court: a private international law perspective”

Public Lectures Series 2015 Thursday 19 February, from 6 pm in EB306 The introduction of the unitary patent will leave the European patent in place and will in any case not apply to Italy, Spain and, probably, Poland. And the courts in those countries, and those in all other Member States during the transition period,… Read more »

Marcella Favale: “A Wii too stretched? DRM protection of game consoles”

Faculty Seminar of Marcella Favale This seminar comments the case C-355/12 – Nintendo v. PC Box.  Despite the fact that the difficult conditions imposed by the Court in practice will disrupt the implementation of DRM​, Marcella Favale questions the extension of the protection of TPMs implemented on gaming consoles. She also argues that there are… Read more »

Maurizio Borghi on “Legal regulation of search engines”

Faculty seminar of Maurizio Borghi “Legal regulation of research engines: the end of the “consent architecture”?” Wednesday 28 January 2015, 1:00pm, Room PG22 The seminar will address search engine liability in the context of EU law and jurisprudence (e.g. Innoweb and the recent Ryanair case). It concludes that the European legislative framework is severely restricting… Read more »

Melanie Dulong: Distributing Law: How P2P can influence legal thinking

We are pleased to invite you to next week’s guest seminar on “Distributing Law: How P2P can influence legal thinking” by Dr Melanie Dulong de Rosnay (CNRS,LSE). Melanie is a permanent researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) Institute for Communication Sciences and a visiting Fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science… Read more »

Public Lectures 2015

Our public lecture series on topical issues of intellectual property law and policy is open to anyone to attend, but space is limited. Please email Mandy Lenihan to reserve a place on one or all of the lectures. The events will take place at the Executive Business Centre, close to Bournemouth train station. Paul Torremans… Read more »