Thesis defended since 2008

Thesis defended in 2016

September 26, 2016 : Asako WECHS HATANAKA: Mediation and intellectual property law. A European and comparative perspective ; under the supervision of Christophe Geiger, Professeur and Director general of CEIPI.

Members of the jury (from left to right):  Edouard Treppoz, Professor at the University Jean Moulin Lyon III, Director of the "Institut Droit Art Culture", Director of the LLM "droit international et européen des affaires", Rapporteur; Asako Wechs Hatanaka ; Annette Kur, Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and researcher at the Max-Planck Institute, Munich; Nari Lee, Professor at the Hanken School of Economics, Faculty of Law, Helsinki, Rapporteur;  Christophe Geiger, Professor at the University of Strasbourg, Director General of CEIPI, thesis superviser; Frédérique Berrod, Professor at the "Institut d'Etudes Politiques",  University of Strasbourg and at the "collège d'Europe de Bruges", Director of the "Fédération de recherche l'Europe en mutation".


May 20, 2016 : Isabelle BOUTILLON : Coopération en matière de Brevet (PCT) : à la recherche d'un équilibre sans cesse réinventé. Le modèle d’un système fondamentalement international et multilatéral under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Director of the French Section of CEIPI and Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg

Members of the jury (from left to right): Jacques Azema, Emeritus Professor at the University Jean Moulin, Lyon III -  rapporteur; François Curchod, Former Deputy Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization, Genève; Yves Reboul, Director of the French Section of CEIPI and Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg - thesis superviser; Michel Vivant, Professor, Law Faculty Sciences Po, Paris - rapporteur.


March 04, 2016 : Clarisse DE BAILLIENCOURT : Le droit de suite des artistes plasticiens en Europe ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Director of the French Section of CEIPI and Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg

Members of the jury: Jean-Michel Bruguière, Professor at the University of Grenoble, rapporteur; Patrick Tafforeau, Professor at the University of Nancy 2, rapporteur; Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg; Yves Reboul, Director of the French Section of CEIPI and Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg, thesis supervisor.


Thesis defended in 2015

February 26, 2015 : Theodoros CHIOU : Towards a European IP contract law ; under the co-supervision of Christophe Geiger, Director General and Director of the Research department of the CEIPI and  Dionysia Kallinikou, co-superviser, Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Law Faculty, Grece.

Members of the jury (from left to right): Mr. Nicolas Binctin, Professor, University of Poitiers, Law and Social Sciences Faculty, Ms. Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg, Ms. Dionysia Kallinikou, Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Mr. Theodoros Chiou, Mr. Christophe Geiger, Director General of CEIPI, Ms. Séverine Dusollier, Professor at Sciences Po Paris, Mr. Jacques De Werra, Professor, University of Geneva, Law Faculty.


Thesis defended in 2014

December 18, 2014 : Amidou DEMBELE : Traditional Knowledge in a legal perspective ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Director of the French Section of CEIPI and Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg

Members of the jury: Michel Vivant, Professor, Sciences Po, rapporteur; Jean-Michel Bruguière, Professor at the University of Grenoble, rapporteur; Yves Reboul, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg, thesis supervisor and Olga Begoña Venero Aguirre, Senior advisor, Traditional Knowledge Section, WIPO


December 04, 2014 : Nabila BEN ALI-PRIEUR: Licences for immaterial goods: a study based on French and Moroccan law; under the supervision of Mrs. Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg

Members of the jury:Franck Marmoz, Associate Professor at the University of Lyon 3, Céline Meyrueis-Pebeyre, Associate Professor at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg, Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg, thesis supervisor and Franck Violet, Professor, Universités catholiques, Lyon


December 03, 2014 : Karlo FONSECA TINOCO: IP licences and Public interest: study based on Brazilian, French and EU law ; under the supervision of Mrs. Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg

Members of the jury (from left to right): José Roberto Gusmao, Professor at the Catholic University of São Paulo; Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg, thesis supervisor; Karlo Fonseca Tinoco; Thierry Lambert, Professor at the University of Lorraine and Christophe Geiger, Associate Professor, Director general and Director of the research department at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg.


September 29, 2014 : Pablo MOHR : The European harmonization of copyright contract law – A comparative law study based on German, English, Spanish and French lawunder the supervision of Christophe Geiger, Associate Professor, Director general and Director of the research department of the CEIPI

This work was awarded the prize of the Research Federation “Europe in change”.

Members of the jury (from left to right): Michel Vivant, Professor, Sciences-Po Law School in Paris ;  ; Martin R.F. Senftleben, Professor, Law Faculty VU Amsterdam University (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) ; Christophe Geiger, Associate Professor, Director general and Director of the research department of the CEIPI ; Pablo Mohr, Claude Witz, Professor, University of Strasbourg / Saarland University (Universität des Saarlandes), Co-director of the Centre Juridique Franco-Allemand (CJFA) and Alain Strowel, Professor, University of Saint-Louis in Brussels, Catholic University of Louvain


September 23, 2014 : Philippe VALLAS: Referencing: contribution to the study of the legal nature of a major retailing contract ; under the supervision of Mr. Yves Reboul, Director of the French Section of CEIPI and Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg

Members of the Jury:  Nicolas Eréséo, Associate Professor, University of Strasbourg ; Didier Ferrier (rapporteur) , Emeritus Professor, University of Montpellier 1 ; Hugues Kenfack (rapporteur), Professor, Dean of the Law Faculty of Toulouse 1 ; Yves Reboul, (thesis supervisor), Director of the French Section of CEIPI and Emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg.


Thesis defended in 2013

October 3, 2013 : Ampah JOHNSON-ANSAHThe Exhaustion of Industrial Property Rights in the AIPO (African Intellectual Property Organization) Ereaunder the co-supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg and Akuété Santos, Professor at the University of Lomé. From left to right, Komi Wolou, Akuété Santos, Ampah Johnson-Ansah, Jacques Azéma, Yves Reboul et Thierry Lambert.


September 18, 2013: Philippe JEHL: La défense juridique de l'œuvre audiovisuelle ; under the supervision of Théo Hassler, Professeur at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg.

Members of the jury: Christine Hugon, Professor at the University of Montpellier I  -  rapporteur; Jacques Larrieu, Professor at the University of Toulouse I Capitole -  rapporteur; Theo Hassler, Professeur at CEIPI, University of Strasbourg - thesis supervisor; Laure Marino, Professor at the University of Strasbourg


Thesis defended in 2012

September 25, 2012 : N'Daye Fatou LOUM NEESER: Developing Countries and the Patentability of Drugs in the Fight against HIV/AIDS ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg.


    September 17, 2012 : Sébastien Drillon: The Protection of Software by Patent Law ; under the co-supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg and Céline Meyrueis, Associate Professor at the University of Strasbourg. From left to right: Bertand Warusfel, Céline Meyrueis, Stefan V. Steinbrener, Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Sébastien Drillon and Yves Reboul


    June 22, 2012 : Roner Guerra Fabris : The Determination of the Protection Scope of the Patent in the Brazilian and European Law ; under the co-supervision of Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, emeritus Professor at the University of Strasbourg on the topic and Vera Jacob de Fradera, Professor at the Federal University,  Rio Grande do Sul

    Thesis defended in 2011

    December 6, 2011 : Yann Basire : The functions of a Trade Mark: Essay on the Coherence of the Legal Regime Governing a Distinctive Sign ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI,  University of Strasbourg.

    Members of the jury from left to right: Mr Frédéric Pollaud-Dullian, Professor at the University of Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Mr Jérôme Passa, Professor at the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, Yann Basire, Mr Jacques Raynard, Aggregate Professor at the University of Montpellier I, Mrs Laure Marino, Professor at the University of Strasbourg and Mr Yves Reboul, Professor at the University of Strasbourg and former Director General of the CEIPI.


    September 26, 2011 : Géraldine Marie : European Law of Contracts for Exploitation of Immaterial Assets. Comparison of French and English Systems ; under the supervision of Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg

    Members of the jury: Mrs Laure Marino, Professor at the University of Strasbourg,  Mr Thierry Lambert, Professor at the University of Nancy 2 , Mr Richard Desgorces, Professor at the University of Rennes 1


    April 21, 2011 : Min-Cheng Chien : Study of the protection by patent of techniques related to semiconductors in Taiwanese and Chinese Law  ; under the co-supervision of Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg and Shu-Yu Zeng, Professor at the National University of Defense, Republic of China, Taïwan.

    Members of the jury: Mr. Jean-Michel Bruguiere, Professor at the University of Grenoble, Mrs Laure Marino, Professor at the University of Nancy 2 and Mr. Yves Reboul, Professor at the University of Strasbourg.

    Thesis defended in 2010

    December 07, 2010 : Caroline Rodà: Civil Remedies of Infringement of Industrial Property Rights (French, Belgian, Luxemburger, German and British Laws) ; under the supervision of Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg.

    Members of the jury from left to right : Jacques Azéma, Professor emeritus at the University Jean Moulin (Lyon III),  Jean-Christophe Galloux, Professor at the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Jacques Raynard, Professor à the University of Montpellier I (absent on the picture), Caroline Roda, Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg and Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Professor emeritus at the University of Strasbourg.

    This work was awarded ex aequo with Emmanuel Py, the first prize of the Thesis Award Patent Litigation from Véron & Associés.


    June 25, 2010 : François-Xavier Kalinda : The protection of geographical indications and its interest for the developing countries  ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg.

    Members of the jury : Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the Universtiy of Strasbourg, Norbert Olszak, Professor at the University of Paris I Panthéon - Sorbonne, François Magnin, Professor at the University of Bourgogne, Céline Meyrueis, Associate Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg and Paulin Edou Edou, General Director of the OAPI (African Intellectual Property Organization ).


    May 20 2010 : Uros Cemalovic : The movement towards a unified trademark law in the European Union ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg. 

    Members of the jury : Jacques Azéma, Professor emeritus at the University of Lyon III Jean Moulin , Jean-Denis Mouton, Professor at the University of Nancy II, Céline Meyrueis, Associate Professor at CEIPI  and the University of Strasbourg and  Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg .


    January 06, 2010 : Vincent Mauriac : The consumer and the Tradmark Law  ; under the supervision of Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Professor at the University of Strasbourg.

    Members of the jury :  Didier Ferrier, Professor at the University of Montpelier I, Laure Marino, Professor at the University of Nancy II, Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg and Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Professor at the University of Strasbourg.

    Thesis defended in 2009

    October, 09, 2009 : Hsiao Fen Hsu :  Public order and good morals in patent law : contribution to the study of comparative law: Europe, Taiwan, China, United-States  ; under the supervision of  Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg.

    Members of the jury : Jean-Christophe Galloux, Professor at the University of Paris II, Christian Le Stanc (Reporter), Professor at the University of Montpellier I, Joanna Schmidt-Szalewski, Professor at the University of Strasbourg, Dieter Stauder, Honorary Adjunct Professor at the CEIPI, University of Strasbourg and Yves Reboul, , Professor at the CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg.


    July 07, 2009 : Mohammed Fallah : Etude comparative entre le droit français et le droit iranien sur les dispositions concernant la formation des contrats applicables au commerce électronique ; under the supervision of Théo Hassler, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg.

    Members of the jury : Stéphanie Carre, Associate Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg, Marie-France Steinle-Feuerbach, Associate Professor at the University of Haute-Alsace, Théo Hassler, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg et Jacques Larrieu, Professor at the University of Toulouse 1.

    Thesis defended in 2008

    December, 08, 2008 : Emmanuel Py : The Revocation of Patents : Contributions of the Rules of Procedure and the Theory of Revocation  ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University Robert Schuman.

    This work was awarded the Prize of the best thesis in private law for the year 2008/2009 by the University of Strasbourg.

    This work was also awarded ex aequo with Caroline Rodà, the first prize of the Thesis Award Patent Litigation from Véron & Associés.

    Members of the jury : Jean-Christophe Galloux, Professor at the University of Paris II , Jacques Raynard, Professor at the University of Montpellier I , Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University Robert Schuman Strasbourg III ,  Yves Strickler, Professor at the University Robert Schuman Strasbourg III  and Michel Vivant, Professor at the Institut d'Etudes politiques of Paris.


    December, 08, 2008 : Vanessa Diebolt-Rossoni : La neutralité du support en propriété littéraire et artistique ; under the supervision of Théo Hassler, Professor at CEIPI and the University Robert Schuman.

    Members of the jury : Stéphanie Carre, Associate Professor at CEIPI and the Universtiy  Robert Schuman Strasbourg III, Théo Hassler, Professor at CEIPI and the University Robert Schuman Strasbourg III,  Frédéric Pollaud-Dulian, Professor at the University Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris I and Michel Vivant, Professor at the lnstitut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris


    November, 10, : Christel Simler : Copyright and property law ; under the supervision of Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University Robert Schuman and Christophe Caron Professor at the  University of Paris XII.

    This work was awarded the Prize of the Universities by the Academy of Strasbourg and the Prize  of the  National Association of Doctors in Law.

    Members of the jury : Jean-Louis Bergel, Professor at the University Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III, Christophe Caron, Professor at the University of Paris XII, André Lucas Professor at the University of Nantes, Yves Reboul, Professor at CEIPI and the University of Strasbourg  and Yves Strickler, Professor at the University Robert Schuman.


    March, 14 2008 : Fayez Al Nussaire : L'application du droit d'auteur au journalisme ; under the supervision of Théo Hassler, Professor at CEIPI and the University Robert Schuman.

    Members of the jury : Christophe Alleaume, Professor at the University of Caen, Stéphanie Carre, Lecturer at the CEIPI and at the Robert Schuman University, Karine Favro, Lecturer at the Haute-Alsace University and Théo Hassler, Professor at the CEIPI and at the University of Strasbourg.


    February, 20 2008 : Mahmoud Ismail : Les contrats relatifs aux noms de domaine ; under the supervision of Théo Hassler, Professor at CEIPI and the University Robert Schuman.

    Adrien Bouvel, Lecturer at the Robert Schuman University, Karine Favro, Lecturer at the Haute-Alsace University, Théo Hassler, Professor at the CEIPI and at the University of Strasbourg and Patrick Tafforeau, Professor at the University of Nancy 2.