EPIP conference comes to Glasgow

Published: 31 August 2015

The Annual Conference of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Association will be held at the University of Glasgow. Staff are invite to attend the opening and closing events.

The CREATe Centre of the Law School will host the 10th annual conference of the European Policy for Intellectual Property Association (EPIP 2015) from 1-3 September 2015.

To download the conference programme and companion visit EPIP Conference Companion.  

Close to 200 delegates from all over the world will attend.

Two sessions will be open to all students of the Law School, and interested academics across the University.

You are warmly welcome to attend:

The opening ceremony:
Wednesday, 2 September at 8.30 – 9.30am
 University Chapel
The Principal of Glasgow University will open the conference, followed by a keynote by Ian Hargreaves (author of the UK government’s Hargreaves Review of IP & Growth), and a response from Julia Reda (Pirate Party MEP, and rapporteur of the European Parliament’s review of the 2001 Copyright Directive).

The closing ceremony:
When: Thursday, 3 September, 4.45pm – 6.15pm
Where:Bute Hall
Details: Four chief economists (European Commission, World Intellectual Property Organization, UKIPO, OHIM) will respond to a keynote from Joel Waldfogel on “Data Needs for Assessing the Function of Copyright”. Then the conference closes with a reflective keynote from Pamela Samuelson (University of California, Berkeley, one of the leading US IP law academics), and some words from Rick Rylance (chief executive of the Arts and Humanities Research Council AHRC and chair of Research Councils UK).

To attend either of these events, show your student or staff ID card on the door. 

First published: 31 August 2015

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