Members of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Institute (QMIPRI) contribute to the research profile of the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London. In the latest Research Assessment Exercise (REF 2014) the School of Law is ranked ninth in England, based on 86 per cent of our research activity classed as world-leading (4* the highest score possible) or internationally excellent (3*).
As with other subject areas, we adopt a wide spectrum of approaches to legal research, including doctrinal, theoretical, applied, comparative, historical, sociological, empirical and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Researchers at QMIPRI cover a broad scope of topics in the area of intellectual property law.
- Copyright and Related Rights
- Patents, Invention & Innovation
- Trade Marks and Unfair Competition
- Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology
- Technology Transfer and Economic Development
- Multimedia and the Internet
- Intellectual Property Theory
- Applied University Research
- Cultural Rights
- Enforcement of IPRs
We offer supervision in the field of intellectual property for the PhD in Law research degree programme at Queen Mary University of London. We offer a friendly, supportive and cosmopolitan community to undertake a PhD degree that includes researchers from across the world.
Intellectual Property Archive
The Intellectual Property Archive at Queen Mary University of London is one of the finest specialist intellectual property collections in Europe, with significant contributions from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).
Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property
The Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property (QMJIP) has become an important forum for quality scholarship in the field, publishing full-length articles as well as analysis pieces and case reports, on a quarterly basis.