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Professor Spyros Maniatis, LLB (Athens), LLM (London), PhD (London)


Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Head of CCLS

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 8073
Room Number: Lincoln's Inn Fields


Spyros Maniatis is the Head of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS).

Postgraduate Teaching

  • QLLM040 Intellectual Property
  • QLLM048 International and Comparative Law of Trademarks, Design and Unfair Competition


Research Interests:

Trade Marks; Unfair Competition; Innovation Theories


Publications since 2001

  • Trade Marks, Brands and Competition, (co-authored with J. Davis) in Trade Marks, Brands and Competitiveness, T. da Silva Lopes, P. Duguid (eds), New York: Routledge, 2010, ISBN 978-0-415-77693-6
  • Trade Marks in Europe: a Practical Jurisprudence (second edition, co-authored with D. Botis), London: Sweet and Maxwell, 2009, ISBN 9781847039040
  • Co-Branding, (co-authored with S. Schwarzkopf), in Trade Mark Law and Sharing Names, I. Simon (ed.), Cheltenham: Elgar, 2009, 155-171, ISBN: 978 1 84844 747 9.
  • Post-Sale Effects of a Trade Mark: Conceptual Necessity or a Gift to Trade Mark Proprietors?, in G. Westcamp (ed.), Emerging Issues in Intellectual Property: Trade, Technology and Market Freedom, Essays in Honour of Herchel Smith, Cheltenham: Elgar, 2007, 176-188, ISBN: 978 1 84542 775 7
  • Trade Marks in Europe: a Practical Jurisprudence, London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2006, ISBN 10 0 421 92000 9
  • Trade Mark Use on the Internet, in J. Philips and I. Simon (Editors), Trade Mark Use, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005, 263-279, ISBN: 0199280339
  • Whither European Trade Mark Law? Arsenal and Davidoff: the Creative Disorder Stage [2003] 7 Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review 99-147, ISSN: 1092-5899
  • Trade Mark Law and Domain Names: Back to Basics? [2002] 24(8) European Intellectual Property Review 397-408, ISSN: 0142-0461
  • Trade Mark Rights: A Justification Based on Property [2002] 6(2) Intellectual Property Quarterly 123-171, ISSN: 1364-906X 
  • Trade Mark and Passing Off Cases (Co-author with C. Wilson), in E. Barendt and A. Firth (Editors), The Yearbook of Copyright and Media Law Volume 6, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002, 265-299, ISBN: 0199245843
  • Dilution in Europe, in H. Hansen (Editor), International Intellectual Property Law and Policy Volume 7, New York: Juris, 2002, 43-1 to 43-17, ISBN: 1578231116 
  • Shapes as Trade Marks: Public Policy, Functional Considerations and Consumer Perception (Co-author with A. Firth and E. Gredley) [2001] 23(2) European Intellectual Property Review 86-99, ISSN: 0142-0461 
  • Greece (Co-author with G.A. Zannos), in M. Blakeney (Editor), Border Control of Intellectual Property Rights, London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2001, GRE-1 to GRE-10, ISBN: 0421710004

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