Video recordings and presentations of the 19th EIPIN Congress “Enforcing Intellectual Property in Trade and Investment Agreements: What Safeguards for its Social Function?” on line!


Prof. Christophe Geiger and Luis Martinez Guillen, Director European Parliament Liaison Office, Strasbourg

From 25 to 26 April 2018, CEIPI organized the 19th Congress of the EIPIN network at the premises of the European Parliament in Strasbourg entitled “Enforcing Intellectual Property in Trade and Investment Agreements: What Safeguards for its Social Function?”

The Congress was held under the scientific direction of Professor Christophe Geiger, Director General and Director of the Research Department of CEIPI.

This event was followed by a doctoral seminar of the EIPIN Innovation Society European Joint Doctorate Programme on 27 April 2018. The EIPIN IS program is available here

This event was organized in partnership with the EIPIN network and the European Parliament Liaison Office in Strasbourg.

The video conference, the contributions ard photos are available on our website at the Proceedings of conferences section

The 19th EIPIN congress aimed to bring together a wide range of leading experts in the field, academics, policy-makers and arbitrators. We express our gratitude to all those who have honoured us with their participation and accepted to confront their points of view during this event, namely: Luis Martinez Guillen (European Parliament), Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan (University of Cambridge), Pedro Roffe (ICTSD), Carlos Correa (University of Buenos Aires), Bassem Awad (Centre for International Governance Innovation), Cynthia Ho (University of Chicago School of Law), Simon Klopschinski (rospatt osten pross), Robert Howse (New York University), Xavier Seuba (CEIPI), Hannu Wager (WTO), Rochelle Dreyfuss (New York University), Tuomas Mylly (University of Turku), Thomas Cottier (University of Bern), Szilárd Gáspár-Szilágyi (University of Oslo), Rainer Geiger (Sybarius Avocats), Catherine Kessedjian (University Paris II - Panthéon Assas), Kamalinne Pinitpuvadol (International Institute for Trade and Development), Pedro Velasco Martins (European Commission), Julia Reda (Member of the European Parliament) and Daniel Segoin (French Ministry for Foreign Affairs).