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Dr. Rita Matulionytė

Works at Law Institute of Lithuania since year 2012.

 

Education:

2010  Ph.D. at Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law. Received an award for the best doctoral dissertation of 2011 at Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law.

2006 – 2007  LL.M. (Intellectual Property) at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (co-founders: Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich; George Washington University Law School, Washington DC; Technical University of Munich; and University of Augsburg)

2001 – 2006  Master of Law (commercial law specialization) at  Faculty of Law, Vilnius University.

2003 – 2004  Diploma of interdisciplinary education (law and philosophy) at Invisible College-Lithuania.

 

Work experience:

2011 – 2012 Legal research and lecturing in a cooperation with Teheran University, Iran.

Mar – May, 2011  Visiting post-doctoral research fellow at Kyushu Univeristy, Fukuoka, Japan.

From 2011 a reporter at ILA (International Law Association), the committee on Intellectual Property and International Private Law.

From 2011 a member of ATRIP (International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property).

2010 – Lecturer (from Mar 2011 – visiting lecturer) at Institute for Legal Informatics, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. Courses taught: “Introduction to International Intellectual Property Law”, “Current Issues in Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law”, “Copyright Liability Online”.

2008 – 2009 Project manager at European Law Academy (ERA), Trier, Germany.

2009  External legal expert for European Patent Organization (EPO), Munich, Germany.

2007 – 2009 Tutor of LL.M. students at Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Germany.

2004 – 2006  Expert in law at Law Institute of Lithuania. 

 

Publications:

Matulionyte, Ph. McIntyre, E. Paton, D. Gleadhill, ‘The System of Book Creation: Intellectual Property and the Self-Publishing Sector of the Creative Industries’, Creative Industries Journal (forthcoming 2017) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17510694.2017.1393193

Matulionyte, ‘Lending E-Books in Libraries: Is a Technologically Neutral Approach the Solution?’, International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 2017, Vol25/4, 1-24,doi: 10.1093/ijlit/eax016 

Rita Matulionytė. 10 years for Google Books and Europeana: copyright law lessons that the EU could learn from USA // International Journal of Law and Information Technology, 2016, 24, 44–71.

Rita Matulionyte.     E-lending and a public lending right: is it really a time for an update?European Intellectual Property Review, (2016) Volume 38 Issue 3, p. 132–139, ISSN 0142-0461.   

 Lina Beliūnienė, Milda Burnytė, Eglė Kavoliūnaitė-Ragauskienė, Egidijus Krivka, Mindaugas Lankauskas, Rūta Latvelė, Rita Matulionytė. „Viešojo intereso atpažinimo problema Lietuvos teisėje: kriterijai ir prioritetai“ [monografija] [Lietuvos teisės institutas]. Vilnius: Eugrimas, 2015, p. 298. ISBN 978-609-437-288-9 (18 a. l.).

Rita Matulionytė.     The Upcoming EU Copyright Review: A Central-Eastern European Perspective. International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law: Volume 46, Issue 4 (2015), p. 439–468 [Springer] IIC (2015) 46:439-468; ISSN 0018-9855 DOI 10.1007/s40319-015-0340-1 

Rita Matulionyte.     Enforcing copyright infringements online: in search of balanced private international law rules. Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-commerce Law JIPITEC Volume 6 Issue 2 (2015), p. 132–145, ISSN: 2190-3387. 

Rita Matulionytė.    A Revival of Rental Right to Software? Microsoft's New  Controversial Licensing Practices.  Intellectual Property Quarterly, (2014) Issue 3, P.227-240 ISSN: 1364-906X

Rita Matulionyte.    Cultural Heritage and Public Interest versus Private Rights: a Struggle for a Balanced Approach in Lithuania.  Journal on Legal and Economic Issues of Central Europe London: STS Science Centre Ltd. Vol. 5 / 2014, No.2. P. 70-78 (ISSN 2043-085X)

Matulionyte.   ACTA’s Digital Chapter: remaining concerns and what can be done ‘. Pedro Roffe, Xavier Seuba (Eds), The ACTA and the Plurilateral Enforcement Agenda: Genesis and Aftermath114-141 (Cambridge University Press, 2014), ISBN: 9781107070127.

Rita Matulionytė. Skaitmeninės bibliotekos: kūrinių-našlaičių direktyvos įgyvendinimas Lietuvoje. [Mokslo studija]. Vilnius: Lietuvos teisės instituto mokslo tyrimai, 2013. ISBN 978-9986-704-26-3. 

Matulionytė, Rita, Farnoosh Adlamini. Iran: In a Search of a Balanced Copyright Regime. Intellectual Property Quarterly . No 2 (2013), P. 114-138. ISSN: 1364-906X

Matulionytė, Rita. Calling for Party Autonomy in Intellectual Property Infringement Cases.Journal of Private International Law. 9/1 (2013), p. 1-23. ISSN 1744-1048.

Matulionytė, Rita; Lankauskas, Mindaugas.Bittorent loses again: A Recent Lithuanian BitTorrent Case and What It Means for the Construction of the E-commerce Directive. Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce JIPITEC 3, 4 (2013), P. 179-189. ISSN 2190-3387 http://www.jipitec.eu/issues/jipitec-4-3-2013/3843.

IP and Applicable Law in Recent International Proposals, Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law JIPITEC (forthcoming in 2012).

Law Applicable to Copyright Infringements in the ALI and CLIP Proposals, 29 The Quarterly Review of Corporation Law and Society (Japan) 216-226 (2012).

ACTA’s Digital Chapter: remaining concerns and what can be done, 1(3) Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property 248-271 (2011)

Applicable Law to Copyright: An Analytical Comparison of the ALI and CLIP Proposals (Edward Elgar, 2011)

Book Review: Stig Strömholm, Copyright and the Conflict of Laws: A Comparative Survey, 2 Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law (JIPITEC) 158-162 (2011) .

Opinion of European Academics on Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), 2 Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law JIPITEC (2011) 65-72, available at http://www.jipitec.eu/issues/jipitec-2-1-2011/2965/JIPITEC_ACTA.pdf (co-coordinator and co-drafter, together with Prof. A. Metzger and others).

Law Applicable to Online Infringements in CLIP and ALI Proposals: A Rebalance of Interests Needed?, 2 Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law (JIPITEC) 26-36 (2011).

The French Route to ISP Safe Harbor, Compared to German and US Ways, IIC 55 (2011) (with Sylvie Nerisson).

Online Copyright Liability: Leading European Cases (European Patent Office 2010), available on http://www.ipr2.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1002:online-liability-for-copyright-infringement-leading-european-cases&catid=101:-enforcement&Itemid=84, (with Alain Strowel) (English, Chinese).

Cross-Border Collective Copyright Management and Principle of Territoriality: Problems and Possible Solutions in the EU, 11(5/6) Journal of World Intellectual Property 467 (2009).

Webcasting and Public Communication Right: The Need of Reform?, Meezan 55 (2006).

Copyright in the Information Society: the EC Information Society Directive (2001/29/EC) and Its Implementation in Lithuania// Goldammer, Yvone (ed.), The Long Road of Smaller Countries into the Enlarged European Union, 175 (Eugrimas 2006).

Digital Copyright Object, 1 Legal Problems 51 (2006) (Lithuanian).

Copyright and Related Rights// Cepas A. (ed.), Human Rights in Lithuania P. 97-105 (Vilnius, Naujos sistemos, 2005) (Lithuanian, English) 

Copyright on the Internet: Has a User Any Rights at All? 1(2)  Hanse Law Review 179 (2005).

 

Conference/seminar presentations:

IP and Applicable Law: A Comparative Analysis// Meeting of a Committee on IP and PIL, International Law Association, 15-17 March 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.

Collective Copyright Management and its Possibilities in Iran// Presentation at Teheran University, 10th October 2011, Teheran.

ACTA: What’s New on International IP Enforcement Scene// Presentation at UNESCO Chair of Human Rights, Peace and Democracy; 11 October 2011, Teheran, Iran.

Law Applicable to Online Infringements in CLIP and ALI Proposals: The Rebalance of Interests Needed?// 30th ATRIP Congress on 25-27 July 2011, Singapore. 

Law Applicable to Copyright Infringements in the ALI and CLIP Proposals// 9th Waseda Symposium on Private International Law and Intellectual Property, 29-30 January 2011, Tokyo, Japan.

The Applicable Law to Copyright Infringements: Comparison of ALI and CLIP Proposals// Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, 21st July 2009, Munich, Germany.

Copyright in Information Society: EC Information Society Directive (2001/29/EC) and Its Implementation in Lithuania// EuroFaculty conference on National Application and Implementation of European Union Law, 19-20th May 2005, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Practical Aspects of Lobbying at EU institutions// seminar at the Ministry of Justice of Lithuania, 10 April 2006, Vilnius, Lithuania.

 

Other:

R. Matulionyte, Remuneration of Authors and Performers in the EU: Report on Lithunia; submitted to IviR, 2014.

R. Matulionyte,   Heesob Nam, Rita Matulionyte, A Study on Legal Effect of Software License. A report for the Government of South Korea, submitted on Feb 2014, p. 237 (168-193).