Tuesday Wonders

Copyright in the digital age: US and UK perspectives will take place on 15 June 2017 at the Bird & Bird office in London. The event is organized by AIPPI UK and will have as speakers IPKat Eleonora Rosati and Maria Scungio. Also, a webinar for the event will be available only for AIPPI members. Register here and here (webinar).

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Copyright Cortex will be launched on 20 June 2017 at the British Library in London. The project is a collaboration between CREATe at the University of Glasgow and Queen's University Belfast. It is aimed at becoming the principal point of reference regarding the impact of copyright law on the creation, access, and use of the digital cultural heritage. Speakers will be Lionel Bently (University of Cambridge), Jill Cousins (Europeana), Ronan Deazley (Queen’s University Belfast), and Ben White (British Library). Attendance is free but registration is required. More information and registration here.

The World Youth Forum for Ethics in Innovation (WYF 2017) will take place on 23 and 25 June at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich. The WYF 2017 is a leadership-training workshop addressed to selected university students and young professionals. The theme of this year is ‘Understanding and Promoting Ethics in Innovation in the 21st Century Global Village’. Speakers will be Rajita Kulkarni, Christoph Glaser, Mrinalini Kochupillai, Yvonne Feri, Arul George, Dr. Roland A. Stürz, Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar and Dr. Prabuddha Ganguli. More information here.

Munich Conference Series on “Ethics in Innovation” will take place on 26 and 27 June 2017 at the German Patent and Trade Mark Office. This two-day conference will cover such topics as artificial intelligence, internet of things, digitization and innovation from ethical, scientific, educational and regulatory points of view. Speakers include Prof. Ferdi Schüth (Max Planck Society), Prof. Josef Drexl (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition), Prof. Christoph Lütge (TU Munich), Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Ethics in Business), Jo Leinen (European Parliament), Jaan Tallinn (Skype), Robert Hansor (Huawei Technologies) and Prof. Dr. Luciano Floridi (University of Oxford). More information here.

Intellectual Property Wealth Generation will take place on 19 and 20 September 2017 at the University of Oxford. The two-day intensive course is organized by OxFirst and will cover the latest trends in IP management and valuation. The course is fully CDP-accredited and will have as course moderators Prof. Graham Richards, Dr. Roya Ghafele, and Patrick Terroir. More information and registration here.

Last but not least, on 9 and 10 May 2017, a delegation of the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) of Argentina visited the EPO in Munich. During the visit, the EPO and INPI signed a Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral cooperation and discussed such topics as the Patent Prosecution Highway programme and the EPO’s search tool EPOQUE Net. More information, here.
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