Taina Pihlajarinne

Person

    Research areas

  • 513 Law - Intellectual Property, Digitalisation, Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Industrial Rights, Marketing Law

Curriculum Vitae

LL.D Taina Pihlajarinne is professor of copyright law (Docent of Commercial Law). She is in charge of teaching all fields of IPR-law at the Faculty of Law. Her research interest are focused on the impacts of digitalization and development of technology on intellectual property rights, in particular on copyright and trademark law. In addition, she has contributed on the fields of general commercial and private law. She has published numerous books and articles on these themes.

Her current research interests include general aspects relating to digitalisation and IPRs. Themes of her published or upcoming research articles include question of developing more flexible structures and tools in copyright discourse, Anglo-American influences on European and Nordic intellectual property systems due to digitalisation as well as more specific themes such as 3D printing, IoT, linking and intermediary liability.

Pihlajarinne is a leader of several research projects (funded by, ia, Academy of Finland and Helsinki University three-year grants) on IPR- and competition law. The funding altogether exceeds 1 million euros during last five years.

Pihlajarinne is, inter alia, chair of the Board of IPR-University Center, chair of the Teaching Skills Evaluation Committee at the Faculty of Law and vice-chair of the Finnish Copyright Council. 

Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Non-Traditional Trademark Infringement in the 3D Printing Context

    Pihlajarinne, T. E. 2017 3D printing, Intellectual Property and Innovation – Insights from Law and Technology. Ballardini, R-M., Norrgård, M. & Partanen, J. (eds.). Kluwer Law International

    Publication: Contribution to book/anthologyA3 Contribution to book/other compilations (refereed)

  2. Accepted/In press

    Proposed right of press publishers: a workable solution?

    Pihlajarinne, T. E. & Vesala, J. T. 2017 In : Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  3. Accepted/In press

    Should we Bury the Concept of Reproduction – Towards Principle-Based Assessment in Copyright Law?

    Pihlajarinne, T. E. 2017 In : IIC : international review of intellectual property and competition law.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

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Latest activities

  1. Edilex, asiantuntijakirjoitukset. (Journal)

    Pihlajarinne, T. (Reviewer)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  2. Lakimies (Journal)

    Pihlajarinne, T. (Reviewer)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  3. Lakimies (Journal)

    Pihlajarinne, T. (Reviewer)
    2017 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Latest projects

  1. IPR in New Value Creation

    Pihlajarinne, T. & Neuvonen, R.

    01/01/201531/12/2016

    Project: Research project

  2. New Technologies in Content Production and Distrbution-The Future of Copyright and Competition Law -

    Pihlajarinne, T.

    Helsingin Sanomain Säätiö, Hyr

    01/01/201431/12/2017

    Project: Research project

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Education

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