UCL FACULTY OF LAWS
Institute of Brand and Innovation Law

Institute of Brand and Innovation Law

Selected Publications and Research

 

Books

2012
JACOB, SIR ROBIN Kerly's Law of Trade Marks and Trade Names (1972, 1983 and 1986 editions, editor, 2001, 2005 and forthcoming editions, consulting editor)
2011
SIMON FHIMA, I Trade Mark Dilution in the United States and European Union (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2011)
2009
SIMON FHIMA, I Trade Mark Law and Sharing Names: Exploring Use of the Same Mark by Multiple Undertakings - Editor and Contributor (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2009)

2008

FISHER, M Fundamentals of Patent Law: Interpretation and Scope of Protection (Oxford: Hart, 2007; winner of the Inner Temple Young Author's Book Prize, 2008)
2007
STOTHERS, C

Parallel Trade in Europe: Intellectual Property, Competition and Regulatory Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2007)

Contributions to Books and Journals

2014
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'A Guidebook to Intellectual Property' (6 Editions from 1970 to 2014)
2012
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Patent thickets': a paper for the European Patent Office Economic and Scientific Advisory Board meeting (2013) Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice; doi.101093/jiplp/jps213
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'The White Book' (formerly the Supreme Court Practice, now Civil Procedure), Sweet and Maxwell, editor of sections on Intellectual Property for for many years from 1970 to 1993, Supervisory Editor thereafter.
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Encyclopedia of UK and European Patent Law', General Editor (from 1977 onwards)
SIMON FHIMA, I 'Exploring the Roots of European Dilution' (2011) Intellectual Property Quarterly Issue 25-38
FISHER, M 'Enablement and Written Description' in 'Global Perspectives on Patent Law', Bagley, Erslting & Okediji (eds), Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2012.
2011
FISHER, M 'Darcy v Allen' in Heath and Kamperman-Sanders (eds), Landmark IP Cases and their Legacy The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2011.
SIMON FHIMA, I 'Protection of Well-Known and Famous Marks in the United States and United Kingdom in J. De Werra (ed), Propriete intellectuelle - intellectual property-Vol.3 Well Known and Famous Marks' (Schultes Verlag, Zurich, 2011
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'James V. Kaney - where next?' A paper for the Autumn 2011 Expert Witness Instutute
SIMON FHIMA, I 'Fettering: the UK Trade Mark Registry's Fugitive Doctrine' (2011) European Intellectual Property Review Issue 10
SIMON FHIMA 1 'Unfair Advantage, Bad Faith and the role of Intention in Dissimilar Goods Cases' (2011) 6 Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 292-294
SIMON FHIMA, I 'The Court of Justice's Protection of the Advertising Function of Trade Marks: an (Almost) Sceptical Analysis' (2011) 6 Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice 325-329
2010
STOTHERS, C Oliver on Free Movement of Goods in the European Union Article 36 TFEU: Intellectual Property, Chapter 9 (5th Ed, Hart Publishing, 2010)
SIMON FHIMA, I 'Dilution by Blurring - a Conceptual Roadmap' (2010) Intellectual Property Quarterly 44-87
HULL, J 'Topsy Turvey or Just Down Under - A Case Note on the University of Western Australia v Gray' (2010, EIPR 43, with A Toutoungi)
JACOB, SIR ROBIN Forward to The Common Law of Intellectual Property, a festscrift for David Vaver, Hart, (2010)
2009
BARRESI, V 'The Right holders' control over Repair and Reconditioning' (with D.Llewelyn), IIC in Spares, Repairs and Intellectual Property Rights, C.Heath, A.Kamperman Sanders (eds), Kluver (2009)
HULL, J 'Top Secret Licensing - The Art of the Possible' (2009) 4 JIPLP 203
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Experts and Woolf: Have Things Got Better?', an essay in the Civil Procedure Rules Ten Years On, ed. Dwyer, OUP (2009)
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Recent Patent Cases in England and Wales', for the 14th Symposium of European Patent Judges, Special Edition of the EPO Journal, (2009).
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Woolley Lines in Intellectual Property Law', an essay in Patents and Technological Progress in a Globalized World, Liber American Josepsh Straus, Springer (2009), p.781
SIMON FHIMA, I 'Same name, different goods - death of the principle of specialty' in I. Simon Fhima, Trade Mark Law and Sharing Names: Exploring Use of the Same Mark by Multiple Undertakings (Edward Elgar, 2009)
2008
BARRESI, V 'IP rights and locus standi: a matter of (individual) concern' (2008) 3 JIPLP 761
SIMON FHIMA, I 'The Fame Standard for Trademark Dilution in the United States and European Union Compared' 17 Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 631 (2008) - Dilution Symposium issue
SIMON FHIMA, I 'Trade Mark Infringement in Comparative Advertising Situations: O2 v H3G' [2008] European Intellectual Property Review 420
STOTHERS, C 'Restricting pharma supplies and abuse of dominant position' [2008]
JIPLP 434-438
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'A Guidebook to Intellectual Property' (5 editions, from 1970 to 2004; a further edition is planned.

Other Publications

JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Competition Authorities Support Grasshoppers': Competition Law as a threat to Innovation, Competition Policy International Vol.9 No. 2 P.15
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'IP Law: Keep Calm and Carry On', Inaugural Lecture, Current Legal Problems, vol. 66 Issue 1 pp. 379-399
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'EU Patent Law: Where has it been? Where is it going?' A paper for the Fordham 2012 Conference.
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'To Bifurcate or not to Bifurcate: That is the Question. A paper for the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Bundespatentgericht, published 2011 (Heymans) and also in CIPA, June 2012, page 328.
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Bullen & Leake & Jacob - Precedents of Pleadings' author for many editions of the various parts concerned with Intellectual Property, currently consulting Editor (2012)
SIMON, I ‘The Functions of Trade Marks and their Role in Infringement Cases: What Can the EU and Japan Learn from Each Others’ Experiences?’ report prepared for the Institute of Intellectual Property, Tokyo, Japan, publication date: March 2007
JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'The White Book' (once the Supreme Court Practice, now Civil Procedure), Sweet and Maxwell, editor of sections on Intellectual Property for many years from 1970 to 1993, Supervisory Editor thereafter.

Blogs

FISHER, M IPKat Intellectual Property Weblog (www.ipkat.com) – contributor.

Journals

SIMON, I European Intellectual Property Review – editorial board member.
STOTHERS, C Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice – editorial board member

Serials / Law Reports

SIMON, I European Trade Mark Reports – deputy editor (until 2009)
SIMON, I

Queen Mary Studies in Intellectual Property (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2005 onwards) – series editor (with Uma Suthersanen and Graham Dutfield)

Lectures

JACOB, SIR ROBIN 'Patents stop people doing things. So why are they a good thing?' Public Lecture, March 2012, UCL Faculty of Laws (not yet published, but available via Podcast on the IBIL website).