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Plamen Dinev

Plamen Dinev

Plamen’s PhD thesis focuses on the novel challenges disruptive technologies pose to IP theory and practice

Thesis title: Three-dimensional Printing and Intellectual Property Law

Supervisors: Dr Enrico Bonadio and Dr Luke McDonagh


Research Overview

Plamen’s thesis focuses on the novel challenges disruptive technologies such as three-dimensional printing and scanning pose to IP theory and practice. His current research interests lie in all major categories of IP law & EU law.


Plamen is a PhD Researcher in IP Law and Graduate Teaching Fellow at City, University of London.

He holds an LLM from Leiden University (Netherlands). He completed his LLB (Hons) at the University of East Anglia (UK) and Uppsala University (Sweden).

Plamen was awarded a full Graduate Teaching Assistantship to pursue his PhD at City.

Journal Articles

Dinev, P. (2017) ‘Regulatory Chill and the TTIP: An Intellectual Property Perspective’ 39(6) European Intellectual Property Review (forthcoming)

Conference Presentations

‘Reconciling IP Rights with Ethics in the New Digital Age: The Case of 3D Printing’ New Intellectual Property Lawyers 1st 2017 Workshop Series at Bournemouth University, 17 March 2017

Teaching experience

Plamen is currently teaching Criminal Law at The City Law School.

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