Final EIPIN IS conference “Vision(s) for Intellectual Property in Europe: The Role of Research” 31 May & 01 June 2021 - online
The Research Department of the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) of the University of Strasbourg participate to the final conference of the EIPIN Innovation Society (EIPIN IS) concluding the European Joint Doctorate (EJD) project entitled “Vision(s) for Intellectual Property in Europe: The Role of Research”, which took place online on Zoom platform, on 31 May and 1 June 2021.
The goal of this conference under the scientific direction of Christophe Geiger, Professor at the University of Strasbourg and Oleksandr Bulayenko, Education and Scientific Coordinator / Postdoctoral Researcher at CEIPI was to reflect on the role of IP research and its different methodologies to shape IP policy in Europe and globally, as well as to expose the scientific results of the various PhD projects conducted in the framework of the EIPIN IS project. Each parts of the conference was open by a keynote delivered by a renowned scholar: Stefan Bechtold, ETH Zürich; Irene Calboli, Texas A&M University School of Law; Barton Beebe and Jeanne Fromer, NYU; and Maurizio Borghi, University of Bournemouth, the first day being closed by a keynote speech delivered by Peter Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law.
This conference took place within the framework of the European research project EIPIN Innovation Society (EIPIN IS), where CEIPI is one of the five university partners. This project was funded by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, European Joint Doctorates (EJD) and aimed to examine the role of intellectual property in innovation in Europe.
As a reminder, the academic partners of the project are the:
- University of Strasbourg
- Queen Mary University of London
- University of Alicante
- Maastricht University (coordinator of the project)
- University of Augsburg.
The EIPIN IS academic partners wish to express their gratitude to the many non-academic partners of the project who have contributed to its success, in particular: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), European association of Knowledge Transfer professionals (ASTP-Proton), Chemelot Institute for Science & Technology (Chemelot InSciTe), International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), Ericsson, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI), European Seeds Agency (ESA), European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), the collective management organization GEMA, Hovione, Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD, center deactivated in 2019), Kennisland and Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network (origin).