Areas of expertise
LL.D. Ulla-Maija Mylly is currently TIAS postdoctoral researcher at the University of Turku, Faculty of Law. She did her first LL.M. at University of Turku and the second at Kyushu University, Japan (International Trade and Business Law). Ulla-Maija has earlier worked among others as a Senior Lecturer in Civil Law at the Faculty of Law and in various research positions at the Turku School of Economics and as a practicing lawyer. She is trained on the bench. August 2017 – July 2018 she was a Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford Intellectual Property Research Center.
Ulla-Maija is responsible teacher for the courses “Intellectual Property Shaping Society”; “Intellectual Property Protection and Licensing Models for New Technologies” and “Foundations of International and European Intellectual Property Law”.
Ulla-Maija’s LL.D.- thesis discussed IP protection of computer program interfaces and interoperability. Her current research focus is on international IP agreements and (non)- flexibility they produce in the regulation of digital copyright, in particular. Another area of her current research relates to trade secrets. The research analyses connecting (and non-connecting) concepts within trade secret and other IP and how these are applied.
TIAS Project: "General Concepts and Principles of Copyright for the Digital Era"