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P. Reeves and D. Mendis – The Current Status and Impact of 3D Printing Within the Industrial Sector: An Analysis of Six Case Studies

P. Reeves and D. Mendis, The Current Status and Impact of 3D Printing Within the Industrial Sector: An Analysis of Six Case Studies (London: Intellectual Property Office; 2015) Download Report here (86 pages). This is the second of a two-party study (and an executive summary) commissioned and funded by out for the UK Intellectual Property… Read more »

D. Mendis, D. Secchi and P. Reeves – A Legal and Empirical Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of 3D Printing

D. Mendis, D. Secchi and P. Reeves, A Legal and Empirical Study into the Intellectual Property Implications of 3D Printing (London: Intellectual Property Office; 2015) Download Report here. This is the the Executive Summary drawn from a two-party study commissioned and funded by out for the UK Intellectual Property Office and authored by Dr. Dinusha… Read more »

K. Erickson, P. Heald, F. Homberg, M. Kretschmer and D. Mendis – Copyright and the Value of the Public Domain

K. Erickson, P. Heald,  F. Homberg, M. Kretschmer and D. Mendis – Copyright and the Value of the Public Domain: An Empirical Assessment  (London: Intellectual Property Office; 2015) Download Report here (81 pages). This Report is the outcome of a knowledge exchange scheme which brings together academics (from the disciplines of law, media & communication… Read more »

M. Borghi and S. Karapapa – Contractual restrictions on lawful use of information: sole-source databases protected by the back door?

M. Borghi and S. Karapapa, “Contractual restrictions on lawful use of information: sole-source databases protected by the back door?” European Intellectual Property Review, 37 (8) [2013], 505-514 The article is concerned with the risks associated with the monopolisation of information that is available from a single source only. Although there is a longstanding consensus that… Read more »

M. Borghi and S. Karapapa – Search engine liability for autocomplete suggestions: personality, privacy and the power of the algorithm

M. Borghi and S. Karapapa, “Search engine liability for autocomplete suggestions: personality, privacy and the power of the algorithm”, International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 23 (4), 2015. The article is concerned with the liability of search engines for algorithmically produced search suggestions, such as through Google’s ‘autocomplete’ function. Liability in this context may… Read more »