Research Group

IP&IT Law Research Group

IPeers is a research group at CEU bringing together master and doctoral students, researchers, faculty members and practicioners who share a genuine interest in the fields of intellectual property, information technology law and, more generally, law & innovation.

The IPeers research group regularly organizes meetings open to the CEU community and to external audience with the aim to foster collaborative research in the related fields, relying upon contributions from the legal, economic, technological and sociological disciplines.

Among the research activities and events organized by the group so far, attention has been drawn on

  • The copyright protection of iconic photographies and images
  • The logic of patenting practices of multinational corporations
  • Blockchain as disruptive example of technological disintermediation in legal relationships
  • The role of traditional knowledge in the fashion industry