Professor Spyros Maniatis
Professor Maniatis is a Senior Fellow of iQ (Legal). He joined BIICL as Director in September 2018. He was previously Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Head of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London. He is now Honorary Professor of Intellectual Property at Queen Mary.
While Head of the CCLS, he extended the reach of the Centre with programmes in France, Singapore, and Greece and added new areas to its teaching and research specialisms ranging from shipping and energy to art and regulation.
Professor Maniatis’ expertise and research interests cover innovation and trade, trade marks and unfair competition, the interaction between intellectual property and competition law, as well as intellectual property in China. His work ‘Trade Marks in Europe: A Practical Jurisprudence’ published its third edition in 2016.
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