Join us for the Joint JIPLP-GRUR Conference on 'The Future of IP in a Changing World'!

For the past few years, JIPLP and GRUR have had a fruitful collaboration, which has led to both the exchange of articles between the respective journals and the organisation of joint events.

This year JIPLP and GRUR will jointly organise yet another exciting event: a free half-day conference in London on 10 December 2019 to discuss 'The Future of IP in a Changing World'. 

The programme features leading industry representatives, practitioners, and academics, as well as two keynote addresses to be delivered by, respectively, Sir Robin Jacob (Sir Hugh Laddie Chair of Intellectual Property Law at UCL) and Ms Ros Lynch (Copyright and IP Enforcement Director at the UK Intellectual Property Office).

Kindly hosted at the Tower Bridge offices of RPC, the conference will allow participants to discuss key issues in the patent, copyright, trade mark and enforcement fields.

Here's the programme:

13:30 – 14:00 Registration

14:00 – 14:10 Welcome remarks

14:10 – 14:40 Keynote address - Sir Robin Jacob (UCL): Is IP out of control?

14:40 – 14:50 Q&As

14:50 – 15:50 Panel discussion - The future of patents

Moderators: Stefano Barazza (JIPLP and Swansea University) and Gwilym Roberts (Kilburn and Strode and Queen Mary University of London)

Maximilian Haedicke (University of Freiburg)
Paul England (Taylor Wessing)
Justine Pila (Oxford University)
Pat Treacy (Bristows and Deputy High Court judge)

15:50 – 16:10 Coffee break

16:10 – 16:40 Keynote address - Ros Lynch (UK Intellectual Property Office): UK copyright at a time of change

16:40 – 16:50 Q&As

16:50 – 17:50 Panel discussion - The future of copyright

Moderator: Eleonora Rosati (JIPLP, Stockholm University and Bird & Bird)

Amit Datta (Hengeler Mueller)
Lauri Rechardt (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry)
Katherine Stephens (Bird & Bird)

17:50 – 18:50 Panel discussion - The future of trade marks and enforcement

Moderator: Marius Schneider (JIPLP and IPvocate)

Carina Gommers (Hoyng Rokh Monegier)
Kai Schmidt-Hern (Lubberger Lehment)

18:50 – 19:30 Drinks and nibbles

Registration is required and you can do so here.

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