Dinusha’s research focuses on the digital aspects of copyright including copyright policy and the challenges to Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) as a result of emerging technologies. Her recent research has focused on the Intellectual Property (IP) implications of 3D Printing and blockchain technology.
She has led on a number of funded projects including a Commissioned Project for the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) exploring the IP Implications of 3D printing, an AHRC funded project exploring the intellectual property implications of 3D scanning, 3D printing and mass customisation of ancient and modern jewellery and a Commissioned project for the European Commission conducting research into the Intellectual Property Implications of the Development of Industrial 3D Printing. Dinusha has also been involved in commissioned work for the UKIPO on the implementation of a parody and orphan works exception in the UK.
Dinusha is a founding member of Copyrightuser.org and continues to be actively involved in this project.
Dinusha has conducted broadcast interviews on her subject on the likes of BBC 5Live and The Guardian.