MAPPING Conference on the Future of IPR - Agenda


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Day I.

8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:20 Welcome and introduction to the MAPPING project
Jeanne Mifsud Bonnici, University of Groningen
George Dimitrov, Law and Internet Foundation
Oleksandr Pastukhov, University of Malta
9:20 - 10:00 Key-note speech
Amelia Andersdotter, Pirate Party (Greens–EFA)
Digital industry 4.0: the EU moving forward (abstract)

Session 1. The eminent EU IP reforms: a major overhaul or cosmetic changes?

10:00 - 10:30 Nicolas Jondet, University of Edinburgh
The EU copyright reforms and the Proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (abstract)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00

André Rebentisch, OpenTechSummit.net
The spaceman paradox - Getting patent governance right (abstract)

Rihards Gulbis, Supreme Court, Republic of Latvia
Ilona Pētersone, Ministry of Culture, Republic of Latvia
Setting Legitimate Boundaries to Copyright: Copyright Exceptions and Limitations in the Winds of Change (abstract)

12:00 - 13:00

Panel discussion: Where is it all going?
Moderator: Bogdan Manolea, ApTI

Panelists:
Giuseppe Mazziotti, Trinity College Dublin
Jim Killock, Open Rights Group
Amelia Andersdotter, Pirate Party (Greens–EFA)
Judith Blijden, Kennisland; COMMUNIA

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 2. European developments in the global context.

14:00 - 15:30

Jim Killock, Open Rights Group
How Brexit could impact EU copyright, IP enforcement and trade relations (abstract)

Seiya S. Takeuchi, National University of Yamaguchi
The current trend on restriction of IP enforcement in the East Asian countries (abstract)

Kathryn Kleiman, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth; Co-Founder, ICANN's Noncommercial Users Constituency
Balancing free expression and trademark protection in the Domain Name System (abstract)

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30

Dinusha Mendis, Bournemouth University
'Going for Gold': 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Mass Customisation - IP Law at Crossroads? (abstract)

16:30 - 17:30

Panel discussion: Is Europe out of tune?
Moderator: Jonathan Stoklas, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Panelists:
Rihards Gulbis, Supreme Court, Republic of Latvia
Javier Ruiz Diaz, Open Rights Group
Mariateresa Maggiolino, Bocconi University
Djordje Krivokapic, SHARE Foundation

 

Day II.

9:00 - 9:40 Second key-note
Mario Pena, Safe Creative
Business Models as Tools to Reduce the Gap between IP Positions: What business models do to bring authors, industries and consumers’ positions closer? (abstract)

Session 3. Alternative business models.

9:40 - 10:40

Nevena Kostova, University of Edinburgh
Effects of new business models on creators and challenges associated with creators' capacity to influence copyright policy’s response to new developments. (abstract)

Patrick Curry, BBFA
A special intervention on Blockchain

10:40 - 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 - 11:40

Marta Palacio, Safe Creative (abstract)
Fan communities and related business models: The elephant in the room (Fan Fiction, Fan Art and the copyright business relations).

11:40 - 13:00

Panel discussion: What business models can help achieve that IP law cannot?
Moderator: Pedro Gomez, Hoplite Software

Panelists:
Mariateresa Maggiolino, Bocconi University
Andre Rebentisch, OpenTechSummit.net
Marcin Olender, Google
Nicolaie Constantinescu, Kosson; OpenAIRE

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 4. Alternative futures for IP.

14:00 - 15:30

Walter Van Holst, Vrijschrift
Burn down Berne (the copyright convention, that is)

Javier Ruiz Diaz, Open Rights Group
When open is not enough (abstract)

Maria Lilla Montagnani, Bocconi University
Pledges and Covenants: The Keys to Unlock Patents? (abstract)

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30

Judith Blijden, Kennisland; COMMUNIA
How to make copyright right for education (abstract)

16:30 - 17:30

Panel discussion: Is the future of IP open?
Moderator: Oleksandr Pastukhov, University of Malta

Panelists:
Ilona Pētersone, Ministry of Culture, Republic of Latvia
Dimitar Dimitrov, Wikimedia
Nicolaie Constantinescu, Kosson; OpenAIRE
Djordje Krivokapic, SHARE Foundation