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IP Law research seminars

All seminars are convened by Dr Enrico Bonadio and Dr Luke McDonagh.

Date Speaker and title
Thursday, 7th June 2018 Professor Sam Ricketson, University of Melbourne
- The International Framework for the Protection of Authors: Bendable Boundaries and Immovable Obstacles
Friday, 6th April 2018 Professor Guido Westkamp, Queen Mary University London
- Exceptions, Institutional Uses and the Construction of Copyright Normsw
Tuesday, 20th March 2018 Professor Maurizio Borghi, Bournemouth University
- Derivative Works in Copyright and Improvement Inventions in Patent Law
Wednesday, 14th February 2018

Panel with Mr Christopher Rennie Smith (former member of EPO Boards of Appeal), Dr Enrico Bonadio (City, University of London), Dr Luke McDonagh (City, University of London)

-Recent Developments in Patent Law - Biotech Patenting, Stem Cells Inventions and the Doctrine of Equivalents

Wednesday, 7th February 2018 Tuomas Mylly’s, University of Turku (Finland)

-Fundamental Rights and Copyright Law in the EU
Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 Dr. Dev Gangjee, Oxford University
- Publicity Rights and the Law - How do Celebrities protect their image?
Wednesday, 11th October 2017 Professor Fiona MacMillan, Birkbeck, University of London
- Intellectual and Cultural Property: Between Market and Community?
Monday, 12th June 2017 Professor Irene Calboli, Singapore Management University
- Are Non-Traditional Trademarks Aesthetically Functional?
Wednesday, 1st March 2017 Professor Dinusha Mendis, Bournemouth University
- Going for Gold': 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Mass Customisation and the Future of Intellectual Property Law
Wednesday, 8th February 2017  Dr Luke McDonagh, City, University of London
-Analysing the Impact of Brexit on Patent Law and UK-EU relations – what future for the Unified Patent Court?
Friday, 3rd February 2017 Professor Lilian Edwards, University of Strathclyde
-The Rise of Web Blocking Orders in the UK: Empirical Evidence Perspectives
6th September 2016 Dr Amanda Scardamaglia, Swinburne University
- In her image: transplanting trade mark law through the empire
3rd February 2016 Professor Peter Mezei, University of Szeged (Hungary)
- Enter the Matrix: the Effects of the CJEU’s Case Law on Linking and Beyond
2nd December 2015 Dr Gaetano Dimita, Queen Mary University of London
- Video games and IP: The intricate relationship between Interactivity and Creativity
7th October 2015 Dr Marc Mimler, Bournemouth University
- Much ado about nothing? - Is IP law ready for the 3D printing "revolution",
9th September 2015 Professor Dan Hunter, Foundation Dean, Swinburne Law School, Australia
- The Lego Brick and the International Intellectual Property System, 1955-2015
6th May 2015 Professor Jonathan Griffiths, Queen Mary University of London
- Parody and copyright in European Union copyright law
1st April 2015 Professor Stavroula Karapapa, University of Reading
- The concept of 'public' in copyright law
3rd December 2014 Dr Nicola Lucchi, Jönköping International Business School
- New media between copyright protection and the access to network conundrum
7th May 2014 Dr Benjamin Ferrand, University of Strathclyde
- Networks of power in digital copyright law and policy: political salience, expertise and the legislative process
2nd April 2014 Dr Maria Mercedes Frabboni, University of Sussex
- Hot off the press: the collective management directive
5th March 2014 Professor Tanya Aplin, King's College London
- The shifting landscape of Article 8