SPINA ALÌ Gabriele

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong Master of Laws, The University of Catania

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Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Pharmaceutical Law
Trademark Law
Copyright Law
Emerging technologies

Subjects Taught


Brief Biodata

Gabriele is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the EW Barker Centre for Law & Business and an IP Law enthusiast. He holds a PhD from the University of Hong Kong and a Master Degree from the University of Catania (Italy). His PhD dissertation focused on clinical trials protection in both multilateral and bilateral international treaties. Besides IP and pharmaceuticals, his research interests comprise copyright and trademark law, as well as the regulation of emerging technologies. Before joining the academic community, Gabriele collaborated with the European Patent Office and the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

Representative Publications

1. Spina Alì, G., (2018) 'The 13th Round: Article 39.3 and the Struggle over "Unfair Commercial Use"', The Journal of World Intellectual Property, 21(3-4) 201-242.

2. Spina Alì, G., (2018) 'Collective Monopolies: SIAE's exclusivity and the Implementation of Directive 2014/26/EU in Italy', European Intellectual Property Review, 40(2), 113-128.

3. Spina Alì, G., (2017) 'TRIPS and Disclosure of Clinical Information: An Intellectual Property Perspective on Data Sharing', The Journal of World Intellectual Property, 20(1-2), 24-56.

4. Spina Alì, G., (2016) 'The Sound of Silence: International Treaties and Data Exclusivity as a Limit to Compulsory Licenses', European Intellectual Property Review 38(12) 744-754.

5. Spina Alì, G., (2015) 'A Bay of Pigs Crisis in Southern Europe? Fan-dubbing and Parody in the Italian Peninsula', European Intellectual Property Review 37(12) 756-764.

Publication List