6th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association: Fine-Tuning IPR Debates (EPIP 2011)
|Event Date/Time: Sep 08, 2011||End Date/Time: Sep 09, 2011|
|Registration Date: Sep 01, 2011|
|Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2011|
|Abstract Submission Date: May 30, 2011|
|Paper Submission Date: Sep 01, 2011|
-IPR litigation and enforcement: What costs and which best practices?
-Standard setting and IPRs: Optimal timing and the role of government;
-Should universities outsource the management of their patent portfolio?
-Economic/financial valuation of IPRs: methodological and practical challenges;
-Do markets for IPRs really work?
-IPRs, entrepreneurship and growth: Is there a causal relationship?
-Open innovation, new business models and the role of IPRs;
-On the patentability of sensitive subject matter (BMs, software, genes, plant varieties);
-Digital rights, database protection and moral rights;
-How much quality do we need in IPR systems?
-In search for the next generation of IP-based indicators;
Parallel and keynote sessions will aim at mixing scholars and practitioners from various disciplines (law, economics, sociology, and political sciences). Academic Keynote Speakers will include:
Prof. Philippe AGHION, Harvard University, USA
Prof. Tania BUBELA, University of Alberta, Canada
Prof. Graham DUTFIELD, University of Leeds, UK
Prof. Alfonso GAMBARDELLA, Bocconi University, Italy
Prof. Petra MOSER, Stanford University, USA
Prof. Pamela SAMUELSON, UC Berkeley, USA
Prof. Joseph STRAUS, Max Planck Institute, Germany; George Washington Un. & Stanford Un., USA
Prof. Nicolas VAN ZEEBROECK, UniversitÃ© libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Prof. Michel VIVANT, Science Po Paris, France
Prof. Beth WEBSTER, University of Melbourne, IPRIA, Australia