Roundtables

EPIP 2024 will host 5 plenary roundtables, featuring the great variety of expertise, perspectives and topics that characterize EPIP conferences.

Thursday 12 September 2024, 9.45 am

1. Perspectives from Economists at IP Offices

Thursday 12 September 2024, 5.00 pm

2. Blurred lines: data governance, data ownership and intellectual property rights

Friday 13 September 2024, 9.00 am

3. EPIP meets EU policymakers

Friday 13 September 2024, 10.15 am

4. Views from Intellectual Property Judges

Friday 13 September 2024, 11.45 am

5. Geographical indications between competitiveness and sustainability: challenges and opportunities

Wednesday 11 September 2024, 5 pm

6. Perspectives from local innovators, a roundtable offered by Unione Industriali Pisana

Roundtable 1

 Perspectives from Economists at IP Offices

Thursday 12 September 2024, 9.45 am

Chair: Nicola Searle – Senior Lecturer, Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths University of London

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Nicola Searle

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Round 1: patents
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Carsten Fink

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Yann Ménière

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Emilie Gallois

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Round 2: trademarks and copyrights
  • Nathan Wajsman – Chief Economist, European Union Intellectual Property Office
  • Brent Lutes – Chief Economist, U.S. Copyright Office
  • Bernard Ong – Group Director of Policy and Engagement at the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
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Nathan Wajsman

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Brent Lutes

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Bernard Ong

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Roundtable 2

 Blurred lines: data governance, data ownership and intellectual property rights

Thursday 12 September 2024, 5.00 pm

Chair: TBD

  • Martin Kretschmer – Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of CREATe, University of Glasgow
  • Niva Elkin-Koren – Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
  • Maria Savona – Professor of Applied Economics, LUISS University, Rome; Professor of Economics of Innovation, SPRU, University of Sussex
  • Luis Aguiar – Associate Professor of Management and Economics of Digital Transformation in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Zurich, Switzerland
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Martin Kretschmer

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Maria Savona

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Niva Elkin-Koren

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Luis Aguiar

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Roundtable 4

Views from Intellectual Property Judges

Friday 13 September 2024, 10.15 am

Chair: Virginia Melgar – EUIPO

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Virginia Melgar

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Ingeborg Simonsson

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Richard Arnold

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Maria José Costeira

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Zane Pētersone

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Roundtable 5

Geographical indications between competitiveness and sustainability: challenges and opportunities

Friday 13 September 2024, 11.45 am

Chair: Irene Calboli – Regent Professor of Law, Texas A&M University

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Irene Calboli

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Marcus Höpperger

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Raffaella Alia

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Katarina Kompari

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Flavio Innocenzi

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Dev Gangjee

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