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  • (2001) The World Trade Organization and the Environment, Sweet & Maxwell

Edited books

  • (2017) with Aristodemou, M. & Tuitt, P. (eds.) Crime Fiction and the Law. Routledge: Birkbeck Law Press
  • (2007) New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 6, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2007) New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 5, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2007) New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 4, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2006) New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 3, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2005) with Bowrey, K. New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 2, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2005) New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 1, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2003) International Corporate Law: 2, Hart Publishing
  • (2000) International Corporate Law: 1, Hart Publishing

Book chapters

  • (forthcoming 2018) F Macmillan, “Contemporary Intangible Cultural Heritage: Between Community and Market” in C Waelde, C Cummings & M Pavis (eds), Intangible Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Culture: a law and heritage exploration (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar)
  • (forthcoming 2018) “‘Love is blind, and lovers cannot see’: Resisting Copyright’s Romance” in P Drahos, G Ghidini & H Ullrich (eds), Kritika: Essays on Intellectual Property (Volume 3) (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar)
  • (2017) with C Boge "Lawless" in M Aristodemou, F Macmillan & P Tuitt (eds.) Crime Fiction and the Law, Birkbeck Law Press (Routledge)
  • (2016) “The Problematic Relationship between Traditional Knowledge and the Commons” in S Pinton & L Zagato (eds.) Cultural Heritage: Scenarios 2016 Università Ca Foscari
  • (2016) “Cultural Property and Community Rights to Cultural Heritage” in Xu, T. & Allain, J (eds.) "Property and Human Rights in a Global Context", Hart
  • (2015) 'Copyright, The Creative Industries and The Public Domain' in Jones, C., Lorenzen, M. & Sapsed, J (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries, OUP
  • (2015) 'Arts Festivals as Cultural Heritage in a Copyright Saturated World' in Porsdam, H (ed.) Copyrighting Creativity: Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property Ashgate
  • (2014) 'Arts Festivals: Property, Heritage or More?' in Bowrey, K & Handler, M (eds.), Law and Creativity in the Age of the Entertainment Franchise Cambridge University Press
  • (2014) 'Cultural Diversity, Copyright and International Trade' in Throsby, D & Ginsburgh, V (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture: Volume 2 Elsevier
  • (2014) '"Are you sure/That we are awake": European Media Policy and Copyright' in Donders, D., Pauwels, C & Loisen, J. Palgrave Handbook of European Media Policy, Palgrave Macmillan
  • (2013) 'Intellectual Property and the Public Domain: An Excursion into Hyperreality' in Lindroos, K. (ed), Governing Innovation and Expression: New Regimes, Strategies and Techniques, University of Turku
  • (2012) 'Finding space in the margins? Recognising rights of indigenous peoples in the WTO’ in Graber. C. B., Kuprecht, K., & Lai, J.C. (eds.), International Trade in Indigenous Cultural Heritage. Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2012) 'Rights, Culture, Property: In Search of a New Design for Intellectual Space', in Porsdam, H & Elholm, T (eds.), Dialogues on Justice: European Perspectives on Law and Humanities, DeGruyter
  • (2012) 'The World Trade Organization and Fitzpatrick’s "New Constitutionalism"' in Buchanan, R., Motha, S & Pahuja, S (eds.) Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations, Routledge
  • (2010) 'The World Trade Organization and the Turbulent Legacy of International Economic Law-making in the Long Twentieth Century' in Faundez, J & Tan, C (eds.) International Law, Economic Globalization and Developing Countries, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2010) 'The Emergence of the World Trade Organization: Another Triumph of Corporate Capitalism?' in Johns, .F., Joyce, R & Pahuja, S (eds.) Events - The Force of International Law, Routledge/Cavendish
  • (2009) 'Development, Cultural Self-Determination, and the World Trade Organization', in Perry-Kessaris, A (ed.) Law in Pursuit of Development: Principles into Practice? Routledge/Cavendish
  • (2008) 'Human Rights, Cultural Property and Intellectual Property: Three Concepts in Search of a Relationship', in C Graber, C & Nenova, M (eds.) Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions in a Digital Environment, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2008) 'The UNESCO Convention as a New Incentive to Protect Cultural Diversity' in Schneider, H & van den Bossche, P (eds.) Protection of Cultural Diversity from a European and International Perspective , Intersentia
  • (2007) 'Copyright, the World Trade Organization, and Cultural Self-Determination', in Macmillan, F (ed.) New Directions in Copyright Law: Volume 6, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2007) 'Altering the Contours of the Public Domain' in MacQueen, H & Waelde, C (eds.) Intellectual Property: the Many Faces of the Public Domain, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2006) 'Public Interest and the Public Domain in an Era of Corporate Dominance' in Andersen, B (ed.) Intellectual Property Rights: Innovation, Governance and the Institutional Environment, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2006) 'What Might Hans Christian Andersen Say About Copyright Today?' in Porsdam, H (ed.) Copyright and Other Fairytales: The Commodification of Creativity, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • (2005) 'Commodification and Cultural Ownership', in J Griffiths, J & Suthersanen, U (eds.) Copyright and Free Speech: Comparative and International Analyses, OUP
  • (2004) 'How the Movie Moguls Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Technology' in Moran, L., Christie, I., Loizidou, E & Sandon, E (eds.) Law's Moving Image: Law and Film, Glasshouse Publishing
  • (2004) 'Artistic Practice and the Integrity of Copyright Law' in  Rosenmeier, M & Teilmann, S (eds.) Art and Law: the Debate Over Copyright, DJØF
  • (2004) 'Commodification and Cultural Ownership' in J Griffiths, J & Suthersanen, U. Copyright and Free Speech: Comparative and International Analyses, OUP
  • (2003) 'Music and Intellectual Property Rights for Business and Society', with Andersen, B. in Proceedings of the Third United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries, Music Industry Workshop, United Nations
  • (2002) 'Multinational Enterprises, the World Trade Organisation and the Protection of the Environment' in Macmillan, F (ed.)  International Corporate Law: 2, Hart Publishing
  • (2002) 'Copyright and Corporate Power' in Towse, R (ed.)  Copyright and the Cultural Industries, Edward Elgar Publishing


Recent conference papers

  • “Imagining the Cultural Heritage Community: Between Solidarity, Memory and Property” (Contemporary Issues in Communal Property: Dialogues and Debates, School of Law, University of Sheffield, February 2017)
  • “The Uses of Law and Humanities: Law and Memory” (Law and Humanities Workshop, Collaboration between the Centre for Studies of Legal Culture, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen and the Law Department, University of Roma Tre, Accademia di Danimarca, Rome, January 2017)
  • “Labour and the Production of Intangibles: The Old Wine of Intellectual Property in the New Bottle of (Anarcho)Capitalism” (Colloquium on Work in the Era of Anarcho-Capitalism, Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, London, December 2016)
  • “Tra l’incudine e il martello: le grandi imprese di produzione culturali o le grandi imprese di tecnologia?” (Big Data: regole, rischi, opportunità, CGIL-SLC, Rome, October 2016
  • “Copyright, musical labour and the regulation of public space” (International Conference on Copyright and the Circulation of Knowledge: Industry Practices and Public Interests in Great Britain from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3, October 2016)
  • “International Economic Law between Colonialism and Anarcho-Capitalism” (Faculty of Law, University of Glasgow, May 2016)
  • “Music Copyright After Collectivisation” (with Dr Jose Bellido) (Workshop on Copyright and Business Models in Music Publishing, Birkbeck, University of London, December 2015)
  • “Il rapporto problmatico tra ‘traditional knowledge’ e i beni comuni” (Il Patrimonio Culturale: Scenari 2015, L’università di Venezia “Ca Foscari”, Venice, November 2015)
  • “Copyright and Cultural Rights” (International Conference on Negotiating Cultural Rights, University of Copenhagen, November 2015)
  • “Locating the ‘cultural turn’ in legal studies” (Law and Culture Conference 2015: Change, Centre for Law and Culture, St Mary’s University, September 2015)
  • “Risorse Immateriali, Beni Comuni e Proprietà Intellettuale” (Risorse Immateriali e Beni Comuni, Centro Sociale Leoncavallo, Milano, June 2015)
  • “Novello and Boosey: Music Copyright After the Performing Rights Society” (with Dr Jose Bellido) (Workshop on Music Publishing, Bournemouth University, June 2015)
  • “Copyright v Copyleft: Il mondo in due dimensioni” (Confini e Intersezioni della Proprietà Intellettuale Oggi, L’università G D’Annunzio, Chieti-Pescara, April 2015)
  • “Intellectual Property and Cultural Property” (Masters Programme, Management-Promozione-Innovazioni Tecnologiche nella Gestione dei Beni Culturali, L’università Roma Tre, April 2015)
  • “What can dystopian fiction tell us about justice?” (with Dr Chris Boge) (Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London, March 2015)
  • “From Intellectual Property to Cultural Property: Radicalizing Cultural Heritage” (Faculty of Law, University of Glasgow, March 2015; Faculty of Law, University of Gothenburg, September 2016)
  • “Is copyright an innovation right?” (Le nuove frontiere dell'innovazione tra diritto d'autore e brevetto, National Library, Rome (in collaboration with Ministero dei Beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo, Direzione Generale per le Biblioteche, gli  Istituti Culturali ed il Diritto d'Autore, Servizio III - Diritto d'Autore e Vigilanza sulla SIAE), October 2014
  • “Intellectual Space and Intellectual Property: An Excursion into Hyperreality” (Summer School, Dottorato in Scienze Giuridiche, L’università Perugia, June 2014)
  • “Do the commons exist in common law jurisdictions? Reflections on intellectual space” (Centre d’étude des norms juridique “Yan Thomas”, L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, February 2014)
  • “Rethinking intellectual property as investment” (Workshop on International Investment Law: Recent Developments in Times of Economic Crisis, L’università Roma Tre, November 2013)
  • “Is there voice without law?” (AIDEL International Conference, L’università Verona, November 2013)
  • “Arts Festivals, Copyright and Cultural Heritage”, Final HERA CULTIVATE Conference (Tate Modern Gallery, London, April 2013)
  • “Copyright, Creatività e la Diffusione della Cultura nell’Era Digitale” (L’Italia Creativa nell’Era Digitale, Roma veDrò (in collaborazione con Google e L’università Bocconi, Milano), Rome, March 2013
  • “Is Bondurant’s The Wettest County in the World really Lawless?” (Symposium on Crime Fiction and the Law, Birkbeck, University of London, December 2012)
  • “Confusion, Conflict, Crisis: Are intellectual property rights a problem for cultural rights or is it the other way around?” (Culture, Rights, Identity: Interfaces between Humanities and the Law, University of Osnabrück, August 2012)
  • “Intellectual Property and the Public Domain: An Excursion into Hyperreality?” (Fourth Annual Conference on Innovation and Communications Law, University of Turku, May 2012)
  • “La Copia Privata e Le Misure Technologiche di Protezione” (Corso di Perfezionamento in Diritto e Gestione della Proprietà Intellettuale, della Concorrenza e delle Comunicazioni della LUISS Guido Carli, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Università Luiss Guido Carli, Rome, April 2012)
  • “Quali modelli di copyright per favorire la diffusione della cultura?” (Innovazione, Concorrenza, Benessere dei Consumatori nella Proprietà Intellettuale: L’Emersione di “Altri” Modelli Normativi e Stakeholders, Università Luiss Guido Carli, Rome, March 2012)
  • “Can culture be counterfeited?”, Consuming the Illegal: Situating Digital Piracy in Everyday Experience, European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop, School for Mass Communication Research, Catholic University of Leuven, April 2011
  • “Arts Festivals and the Intellectual Public Domain”, Faculty of Law, Sydney University of Technology, June 2011
  • “Arts Festivals as Cultural Heritage”, Law and Culture Symposium, Sydney University of Technology, July 2011
  • “Arts Festivals, Cultural Heritage and Copyright”, Culture Industries Workshop, University of New South Wales, July 2011
  • “Who Owns Cultural Heritage? (And why should we care?)” (with Professor Helle Porsdam, University of Copenhagen), Correlations: Law, Language and Culture, Third International Osnabrück Summer School on the Cultural Study of Law, University of Osnabrück, August 2011
  • “Methodological Issues Raised by the Development and Use of the Taxonomy of Festivals”, HERA Cultivate Progress Meeting, Amsterdam, October 2011
  • “Dürer’s Rhinoceros: Three Juxtapositions and (at least) Seven Questions I don’t know the answer to”, HERA Cultivate Progress Meeting, Amsterdam, October 2011
  • “Development and the Protection of Cultural Heritage: Common Heritage of Humankind or National Cultural Patrimony”, Legal Appropriation: Taking Of and By the Law, SOAS School of Law and London International Development Centre Workshop, November 2011
  • "Tra copyright e copyleft", Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, University of Salerno, March 2011.
  • “Finding Space in the Margins: UNESCO and DRIPs in the WTO”, Trade in Indigenous Cultural Heritage, University of Lucerne, January 2011
  • “The Value of Intellectual Property”, Westminster Legal Policy Forum Keynote Seminar: Intellectual Property, Innovation and the UK Economy, Whitehall, London, November 2010
  • “The Venetian Legacy: Copyright Protection of Works of Visual Art”, The Long History of Copyright and Its Consequences, The Royal Society, London, October 2010
  • “Intellectual Property and Intellectual Space: Another Excursion into Hyperreality?”, The Epoch of Space: Thematizing the ‘and’ of Law and Space, Birkbeck, University of London, June 2010
  • “A Global Jurisdiction for the Internet”, Il Futuro della Responsabilità sulla Rete: Quali regoli dopo la sentenza sul caso Google/Vivi Down, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, May 2010
  • 'The World Trade Organization, Intellectual Property and the Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies' on 28 April 2010 at a conference at the University of Roma Tre on the subject of The Role of Patents in Investments and Transfer of Technologies.
  • 'Copyright, Creativity and Cultural Property Rights: The Case of Arts Festivals' on 29 April 2010 at the Department of Legal Studies 'Angelo Sraffa', Bocconi University, Milan.
  • 'Copyright, Cultural Diversity and the WTO', December 2009, Conference: IP Law and Judicial Enforcement in an International Perspective at Roma Tre University Italy.
  • 'Human Rights, Cultural Property and Intellectual Property: Three Concepts in Search of a Relationship' (Dialogues on Justice: European Perspectives on Law and Humanities), October 2009, Villa Vigoni, Italy.
  • 'Designs and the Quest for Legal Coherence' (21st Century Challenges to the Legal Protection of Designs, Danish Design School, University of Copenhagen, 14 May 2009) (at International Perspectives on Design Protection).
  • 'Copyright and Creativity', Seminar, School of Law, University of Cyprus, February 2009'Copyright and Creativity', Seminar, School of Law, University of Cyprus, February 2009

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