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Inštitut za intelektualno lastnino / Intellectual Property Institute (IPI) is a consulting, research, and educational institution, operating in the fields of: Copyright law, Trademark law, Design law, Patent law, Domain name, Internet, Personal data protection, Blockchain technology and artificial intelligence.

Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. is the founder and head of the Intellectual Property Institute.

News

New Art 17 of the Directive on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market is one of the most controversial ones, because it regulates a new liability regime for online content-sharing service providers (OCSSPs – online platforms) in regards to user uploads, whereas the new right is considered a “sui generis” right in relation to the communication to the public right contained in Art 3 of the InfoSoc Directive, as was explained in its Targeted consultation by the European Commission. One of the crucial issues of Art 17 implementation is the danger of over-usage of unsophisticated content filters that unjustifiably breach users’ freedom of expression.

Publications

On 8 January 2021, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) published a Summary of Second and Third Sessions of its Conversation Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence.

Publikacije

Registering a trademark is often the first step when entering the market, undertaken by small and big enterprises, as well as “average joes” and superstars. Whether the trademark registration will succeed, however, is not dependent only on the characteristics of the sign or a word to be registered, but sometimes also on the applicant’s special characteristics, such as e.g. extreme fame or their anonymity.

Events

On 20 January, Intellectual Property Institute will, in cooperation with the Today is a new day institute and Creative Commons organise the traditional event “Open Knowledge Day 2021”. The event will take place online, welcome!


Events

On Monday 11 January 2021, Aksioma will hold an online talk event where a blogger, Regine Debatty from We Make Money Not Art will discuss with Jill Magid her film “The Proposal”. Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. will join the talk as a special guest.

News

Last week, the European Commission adopted a Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European Data Governance (Data Governance Act). It is an instrument aimed at enhancing data accessibility and building trust in data-sharing intermediaries through data sharing mechanisms.

News

On Wednesday 25 November European Commission published an extensive Final Report on Trends and Developments in Artificial Intelligence in the EU.

Events

Center for Intellectual Property Policy and Management (CIPPM), established under the auspices of University of Bournemouth, will hold several online events in the following weeks, including events relating to the implementation of the new Directive 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive).