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Dr Noam Shemtov standing in front of a hedge QMIPRI Spotlight Series: Dr Noam Shemtov
10 November 2020

In the third part of our series showcasing the research of members of Queen Mary’s Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI) we focus on Dr Noam Shemtov, Reader in IP and Technology Law.

Gaetano Dimita profile image QMIPRI Spotlight Series: Dr Gaetano Dimita
23 October 2020

In the second part of our series showcasing the research of members of Queen Mary’s Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI) we focus on Dr Gaetano Dimita, Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law.

Professor Duncan Matthews profile image QMIPRI Spotlight Series: Professor Duncan Matthews
6 October 2020

Queen Mary’s Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI) is an internationally renowned research institution in intellectual property and related areas of commercial law. Over the next few months we will be featuring members of QMIPRI and showcasing their research. In the first part of the series we focus on Professor Duncan Matthews, Director of QMIPRI.

A doctor administering an injection to a patient Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy: Professor Matthews writes in The Conversation
16 September 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews has written an opinion piece for The Conversation in which he argues that the Covid-19 pandemic has been a game changer and biopharma companies need to face up to a new reality.

Coronavirus sphere with red spikes QMIPRI and Covid-19 in the media
16 September 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews, Director of QMIPRI, has made a number of media appearances in which he has discussed the wide-ranging implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on Intellectual Property. 

CRISPR gene editing image Genome Editing and Patents
15 September 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews, Director of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, has convened a high-level expert working group on genome editing and patents.

Image courtesy of ESA Copernicus Sentinel 2 Building Trust in the Digital Economy - CCLS Partnership with ARGANS and the European Space Agency
7 September 2020

CCLS experts Professor Ian Walden, Dr Noam Shemtov and Dr Michaela MacDonald have joined ARGANS Ltd in a research project, commissioned by the European Space Agency, as a part of a continuous effort to stimulate innovation within the Earth Observation sector.

Sunrise over a lake On the Origin of CCLS by Means of CIPA Selection
2 September 2020

Malcolm Langley, Librarian of the Intellectual Property Archive, describes the lesser-known origins of CCLS with its initial inception in the field of Intellectual Property Law.

The unequal scramble for coronavirus vaccines – by the numbers
27 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews interviewed in Nature

The Red Square in Moscow with tourists walking around Would you be willing to take Russia's new coronavirus vaccine?
12 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks about the need for safety approvals for Russia's new Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine nationalism and supply chain transparency
12 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews speaks to This Morning radio show in Seoul about Covid-19 vaccine nationalism

UK under pressure to make drug companies put public interest before profits in race for Covid-19 vaccine.
10 August 2020

Professor Duncan Matthews explains compulsory licensing and Crown Use in the i newspaper

St Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv, Ukraine Queen Mary launches international training programme for Ukrainian judges
31 July 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London has started its intellectual property (IP) training programme for judges in Ukraine.

Male nurse wearing a medical mask, scrubs and cap holding a syringe The Conversation publishes article by Professor Duncan Matthews, addressing Covid-19, vaccine nationalism and lack of transparency in supply chain deals
27 July 2020

The Conversation has published an article by Professor Duncan Matthews, addressing Covid-19, vaccine nationalism and the lack of transparency in supply chain deals

Person selecting a show to watch on a streaming service Disney and chill
14 April 2020

Professor Johanna Gibson talks to Wired about Disney+, and how much control Disney now has on where and how it's shows can be watched

ISS above the earth CCLS partners with Argans Ltd to research IT infrastructure in Earth Observation
18 March 2020

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, in partnership with Argans Ltd (Satellite Remote Sensing and Earth Observation), has won a bid to carry out ground-breaking research for the European Space Agency

A still of the actor James Dean in the film east of Eden. Reanimating James Dean
25 November 2019

Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Professor Johanna Gibson appeared on BBC World Service to discuss the IP rights of World Wide XR, reanimating James Dean to use in productions.

A still of the actor James Dean in the film east of Eden. The messy legal scrap to bring celebrities back from the dead
17 November 2019

Professor Johanna Gibson comments on the trend of resurrecting dead celebrities whose image rights have expired for Wired

Image with half USA and half EU flags Queen Mary School of Law Doctoral Researcher wins prize for best paper
30 September 2019

The paper was authored by QMIPRI and Queen Mary University of London School of Law doctoral researcher Lucius Klobučník and Dr Li (Thomas) Lu, Assistant Professor at Shih Hsin University College of Law, Taiwan.

New book analyses competition law and intellectual property in China
2 April 2019

Professor Ioannis Kokkoris and Professor Spyros Maniatis co-edit this new volume published by Oxford University Press

Queen Mary leads on Intellectual Property training for China
1 March 2019

Senior Chinese officials from the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) have this week completed a four-month training programme led by Professor Duncan Matthews, Director of Queen Mary’s Intellectual Property Research Institute.

Professor Duncan Matthews invited as a keynote speaker at a Workshop on recent challenges in Pharmaceutical Markets
18 February 2019

 has been invited as a keynote speaker at the upcoming Workshop on Recent Challenges in Competition an IP in Pharmaceutical Markets by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

David Andrew Foster, Angeliki Papantoniou and Shane Burke QMUL PhD students Awarded 'Modern Law Review Scholarships
17 August 2015

Three QMUL PhD students, Shane Burke, David Andrew Foster and Angeliki Papantoniou, have been awarded scholarships by the Modern Law Review

Gaming image More than just a game: Interactive entertainment and intellectual property law
27 April 2015

On 24 April 2015, QMUL's Centre for Commercial Law Studies convened a group of legal experts to consider and examine issues around gaming an intellectual property law. In this article, Dr Gaetano Dimita, Lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law, sets out the many legal challenges that emerge from this growing and dynamic sector. 

Bookshop - Image credit - Furcifer pardalis Bottom 50 per cent of UK authors made less than £10,500 in 2013
21 April 2015

The median earnings of authors in the UK has fallen below the minimum wage, according to a survey of 2,500 writers, published by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.

Queen Mary LLM students compete in Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot
2 May 2014

Three LLM Students represented Queen Mary University of London at the 12th annual Intellectual Property Moot Competition at Oxford on 20 - 22 March 2014. The Queen Mary team was Filip Kufrin, Michael Laws and Severine Riviere Naidoo.

New Intellectual Property Journal launched by Queen Mary
13 April 2011

LLM in Intellectual Property, MSc Management of Intellectual Property, Certificate in Intellectual Property

Dr Duncan Matthews' research paper on “Patents in the Global Economy”, commissioned by the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP)
31 January 2011

Dr Duncan Matthews' research paper on “Patents in the Global Economy”, commissioned by the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) as independent evidence for UK government policy has been published by the Intellectual Property Office.

Dr Duncan Matthews appointed to the IPO Trade and Development Expert Advisory Group
27 January 2011

Dr Duncan Matthews was appointed to the Intellectual Property Office Trade and Development Expert Advisory Group in January 2011.

Jonathan Griffiths is participating in the Copyrights and Wrongs panel discussion as part of the Inside Out Festival on 27 October
19 October 2010

Jonathan Griffiths, who specialises in intellectual property law at the Queen Mary, University of London, is participating in a discussion on Copyrights and Wrongs at the British Society on 27 October.

Gavin Sutter ‘Where to now for English Libel Law?’
27 July 2010

Gavin Sutter, lecturer in Media Law at Queen Mary, comments on The Defamation Bill which is due to go before the committee approval in the House of Lords.

Intellectual Property Institute joins Queen Mary
10 May 2010

Queen Mary, University of London has entered a landmark agreement with the Intellectual Property Institute (IPI). The IPI now operates from the School of Law's Centre for Commercial Law Studies, in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, in collaboration with the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Institute (QMIPRI). 

£120,745 awarded for 'Beyond Text' research project
3 February 2010

Professor Uma Suthersanen has been awarded a grant of £120,745.00 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council under the Small Grants (Beyond Text) Scheme.