PROGRAM

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Tuesday, 4th of September 2018

time
event

09.00-17.00

Pre-conference Workshop on Understanding Geographical Indications organized by the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies (ANUCES), see http://politicsir.cass.anu.edu.au/centres/ces/events/understanding-geographical-indications-berlin-workshop

Wednesday, 5th of September 2018

time
event
speaker

08.30-09.00

Registration & coffee

09.00-13.00

PhD workshop

Prof. Irene Calboli (Texas A&M, Singapore Management University), Prof. Geertrui van Overwalle (University of Leuven), Prof. Georg von Graevenitz (University of London), Prof. Dr. Fabian Gaessler (Technical University Munich and Max Planck Institute Munich)

13.00-14.30

Lunch break

14.30-16.45

Registration & coffee

16.45-19.00

Plenary Session I:
welcome speeches and round table discussion
“IP Strategies in Dynamic Industries”

Prof. Stuart Graham (Georgia Tech), Prof. Dietmar Harhoff (Max Planck Institute Munich)David Kappos(tbc)

Thursday, 6th of September

time
event
speaker

09.00-11.00

Plenary Session II:
keynote speech
“IP in data-driven economies”
and round table discussion

Prof. Herbert Zech (University of Basel) (Keynote Speaker)

Prof. Niva Elkin-Koren (University of Haifa), Prof. Justus Haucap (Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf), Prof. Aija Leiponen (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management), Prof. Axel Metzger (Humboldt University Berlin)

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-12.50

Parallel sessions I

  1. Weizenbaum I: Towards a Market Model for Big Data 
  2. Patent based indicators 
  3. PANEL: StandardEssential Patents: Governance and Anti-trust Policy in Europe, Japan, and the US 
  4. Does Society Need more trademarks? Social returns of trademarks under scrutiny. 
  5. Labor markets for inventors

12.50-13.50 

Lunch break

13.50-15.20

Parallel sessions II

  1. Weizenbaum II: Economics of DATA: a case for IP Rights 
  2. IP and knowledge diffusion 
  3. Standard-Essential Patens: Empirical studies I 
  4. Trade Secrets – Crime and policy in contemporary society 
  5. Empirical Evaluation of IP & IP Strategies

15.20-15.40

Coffee break

15.40-17.00

Parallel sessions III

  1. Weizenbaum III: Contracts on personal and Big Data: Conditions and Limits of a Market Model 
  2. IP and knowledge production 
  3. Standard-Essential Patens: Empirical studies II 
  4. Economic Models of IPRs 
  5. Patent Strategies

17.00-17.20

Coffee break

17.20-17.40

 General assembly of the EPIP Association

17.40-18.20

Plenary Session III:
keynote speech
“Industrial espionage and productivity”

Prof. Albrecht Glitz (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics)

20:00

Conference dinner

Sofitel Gendarmenmarkt

Friday, 7th of September

time
event
speaker

09.00-11.00

Plenary Session IV:
keynote speech
“IP and international trade”
and round table discussion

Prof. Keith Maskus (University of Colorado), Prof. Margaret Kyle (Ecole de Mines, Paris), Benjamin Mitra-Kahn (IP Australia), Jayashree Watal (WTO), Pippa Hall (UK IP)

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-12.50

Parallel sessions IV

  1. Weizenbaum IV: Competition on Data and information markets 
  2. PANEL: The legal politics of News: does evidence matter in the creation of press publishers’ Rights? 
  3. IP and entrepreneurship 
  4. Comparative studies of Online Piracy 
  5. Current Challenges in IP Policy

12.50-13.50 

Lunch break

13.50-15.20

Parallel sessions V

  1. Copyrights 
  2. Trade Marks
  3. IP in a digital World 
  4. IP Litigation

15.20-15.40

Coffee break

15.40-17.00

Plenary Session V:
keynote speech
“Innovation and Development: the role of patents”

Prof. Bronwyn Hall