Dr Gaetano Dimita, Diploma di Laurea in Giurisprudenza (Rome), LLM (London), PhD (London), Avvocato (Italian Bar - Rome)
Lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law
Tel: +44(0)20 7882 6185
Gaetano is the Co-director of the LLM in Intellectual Property Law, the Director of the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law and teaches International and Comparative Law of Copyright and Related Rights; Global Intellectual Property Law; and Interactive Entertainment Law.
He is a member of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, an Executive Committee Member of the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association, the UK national group of the Association Litteraire et Artistique Internationale, a member of the BCC Copyright and Technology Working Group, the faculty Advisor and Guest Editor of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute Journal, Edward Elgar; and the Editor of the Queen Mary School of Law SSRN series.
Gaetano is also a qualified Avvocato in Italy (Italian Bar Association – Rome).
LLM programme (London)
- QLLM045 International and Comparative Law of Copyright and Related Rights
- QLLM149 Global Intellectual Property Law
- QLLM157 Interactive Entertainment Law
LLM programme (Paris)
- Networking Technologies and the Future of Copyright: How Technology Changed and Should Change the Law, Edward Elgar 2016 (Forthcoming)
- The Business of Being an Author: A Survey of Author’s Earnings and Contracts, April 2015 (co-author with Professor Johanna Gibson ad Professor Phillip Johnson)
- ‘Six characters in search of infringement: potential liability for creating, downloading, and disseminating .torrent files’, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2012) 7(6): 466-472
Gaetano is willing to supervise on the relationship between copyright, new technologies and creativity, alternative remuneration systems, and interactive entertainment law.
Khanuengnit Khaosaeng: Copyright and online fandom: the reconciliation between copyright holders and fan works creators
Pinar Oruç, The Role of Copyright in the Digitisation of Cultural Heritage
Chun-Chi Hung, Is the State’s Registration System an Appropriate Approach to Protect Traditional Cultural Expression? A Post-Colonial Perspective
Students who successfully obtained their doctorates:
Dr Mary Gani-Ikilama (Herchel Smith scholar): An analysis of the effects of copyright law on the creative autonomy of the performing author in the Nigerian popular music industry (as second supervisor)
- Dr Dimita will be attending the Game Industry Law Summit in Vilnius, 28-29 April 2016
- Dr Dimita will be speaking at the ALAI 2016 International Congress ‘Applied Arts under IP Law: the Uncertain Border between Beauty and Usefulness’ in Rome, 15-16 September 2016
- Dr Dimita Spoke at Zelous X, 12 January 2016
- Dr Dimita to speak at City University on ‘Video games and IP: The intricate relationship between Interactivity and Creativity’, 2 December 2015
- Dr Dimita to speak at MPA Copyright & Music Publishing Seminar, 5 November 2015
- Dr Dimita spoke at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid on ‘Cartier International AG v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd – The next generation of site blocking orders is here’, 5 June 2015
- Dr Dimita spoke at the ‘Private Use in EU Copyright Law’ Seminar at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, 19 May 2015
- Dr Dimita spoke at Bocconi University Milan on ‘New Public? Reading between the lines of the CJEU decisions’, 15 December 2014
- Dr Dimita will be attending the ALAI Congress 2013 in Cartagena, Colombia from 14-19 September 2013
- Dr Gaetano Dimita interviewed by the Voice of Russia on ‘The Patent War: Apple v Samsung’ (19 September 2012).