Announcing JIPLP Conference on the Present and Future of EU and UK Copyright

A preview of the
JIPLP copyright conference
The Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (JIPLP), published by Oxford University Press, is thrilled to announce that it is organising a conference on the present and future of EU and UK copyright laws.

Generously hosted by Simmons & Simmons at its London offices, this event will be held on Monday, 16 January 2017 and bring together a stellar cast of speakers and copyright experts.

With keynote addresses by Professor Maciej Szpunar (Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union) and Sir Richard Arnold (Judge of the High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division), this event will be composed of two principal sessions devoted to discussing relevant developments at the EU and UK levels, respectively.

This is the programme:


13:50-14:20 - Registration

14:20-14:30 - Welcome (Simmons & Simmons + JIPLP)

14:30-15:30 - KEYNOTE: Prof Maciej Szpunar (Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union)

15:30-16:30 - Panel Discussion: The present and future of EU Copyright (Moderator: Dr Eleonora Rosati (University of Southampton and JIPLP). Panellists: Mr Alberto Bellan (Hogan Lovells), Mr Pierre-Olivier Lesburgueres (IFRRO), Dr C├ędric Manara (Google), Dr Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon (University of Southampton))

16:30-16:50 - Coffee Break

16:50-17:50 - KEYNOTE: Sir Richard Arnold (Judge of the High Court of England and Wales – Chancery Division)

17:50-18:50 - Panel Discussion: The present and future of UK Copyright (Moderator: Mr Darren Meale (Simmons & and IPEC Deputy District Judge). Panellists: Ms Charlotte May QC (8 New Square), Dr Nicholas Saunders (Brick Court Chambers), Mr Kiaron Whitehead (BPI)

18:50 - Conference ends and drinks

The event is FREE but registration is required. Places are limited, so hurry up and register here.

The official social media hashtag will be #jiplpc.

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