ICIL 2018, Eighth ICIL, Antwerp, December 13-14, 2018
8th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics ΙCIL
Modern Intellectual Property Governance and Openness in Europe: A Long and Winding Road?
December 13th-14th, 2018
University of Antwerp
The conference aims to further the discussion about modern governance of IPRs in Europe and to explore different perspectives on how openness could be operationalized within the context of IP protection.
The conference will examine the challenges of digitalization, collaboration, data sharing and innovation within the context of IP protection (incl. copyright protection, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, designs, etc.
The focus will be on Europe, but comparative perspectives are very welcome as well.
Suggested paper topics: access to information, access to knowledge, open innovation, co-creation, open source, open science, open access, open data, data sharing, Nagoya Protocol, artificial intelligence & IPRs, openness and blockchain technology (non-exhaustive list).