Day 2, Wednesday 25 October

ATRIP Conference programme for Day 2, Wednesday 25 October 2017. Includes information on the days sessions and optional events.

8.45–10.30am: Session 5

Reconsidering Incentives in Times of Social and Cultural Change

Chair: Abbe E L Brown, School of Law, University of Aberdeen, UK

Copyright and Distributive Justice

  • Justin Hughes, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA, USA

What Can a History of Copyright and Cartography Tell Us about the Object and Purpose of Intellectual Property Law?

  • Isabella Alexander, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Overlapping Incentives and the Persistent Conundrum of Free Trade in Intangibles – ISDS and International IP

  • Barbara Lauriat, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, UK

The Object and Purpose of Intellectual Property: A Blessing or a Curse for TK?

  • Lida Ayoubi, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Intellectual Property and the Criminal Law

  • Kimberlee Weatherall, Law School, University of Sydney, Australia

Intellectual Property Rights in the Recreational Cannabis Market: Craft or Commodity?

  • Jeremy de Beer and Alyssa Gaffen, University of Ottawa, Canada


Morning tea

11am–12.45pm: Session 6

From Trade Secrets to Patent Purpose

Chair: Alexander Peukert, University of Frankfurt, Germany

The Problematic Object and Purpose of Trade Secret Protection

  • Niklas Bruun and Nari Lee, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland

Encouraging ‘Openess’ in Genomics Research: The Impact of Trade Secrecy

  • Jane Nielsen and Dianne Nicol, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, Australia

The Changing Face of Patents in Biotechnology: The Case of Biofabrication

  • Pheh Hoon Lim, Law School, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • (Co-author) Phoebe Li, Sussex University, UK

Thinking beyond the TRIPS Agreement about Reshaping the Patent Term

  • Milton Lucídio Leão Barcellos, Antonio Meneghetti Law School and Leão Intellectual Property, Brazil

Expertise, Efficiency, Equity—searching for an appropriate degree of bifurcation of patent infringement and validity

  • Christoph Rademacher, Waseda University School of Law, Tokyo

Searching for Optimal Response to PAEs’ Excessive Enforcement Practices

  • Rafal Sikorski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland



1.45–3.30pm: Session 7A (parallel)

Contouring Copyright Purposively

Chair: Silke von Lewinski, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Germany

United in Diversity or Divided in Unity?—In Search of a Lost Object of Copyright Protection

  • Ewa Laskowska, Faculty of Law, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Access to Education Vis-à-vis Protection of Copyright: Indian Copyright Jurisprudence

  • Vandana Singh, School of Law and Legal Studies, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprashta University, New Delhi, India

Copyright as an Access Right: Rethinking Copyright Law as a Vehicle for Cultural Participation and Social Progress

  • Christophe Geiger, Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg, France

Copyright Scope and Copyright Misuse

  • Ann Bartow, Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property, School of Law, University of New Hampshire, USA

Collective Management Systems Vis-À-Vis Competition Law and Policy, the European Response

  • Valeria Falce, Professor of Law, European University of Rome, Italy
  • Maria Letizia Bixio, Post Doc Researcher, European University of Rome, Italy

1.45–3.30pm: Session 7B (parallel)

Patents Objective(s)

Chair: Daniel Gervais, Vanderbilt Law School, USA

Data exclusivity as an instrument of legal protection of pharmaceuticals

  • Żaneta Pacud, The Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Patent Invalidation and Legal Certainty

  • Christoph Ann, Technical University of Munich, TUM School of Management, Germany

Stating the Obvious or Just Seeking Clarity? A Comparative Analysis of Objects and Purposes Clauses in Key Patent Jurisdictions  

  • Natalie P Stoianoff, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

The Purposes of Patent System and their Interactions with Green Technology Innovation Policies

  • Yu Xiang, Chinese-German Institute for Intellectual Property, School of Management, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

Reframing the Software and Business Method Patents Debate around Disclosure and Reuse

  • James Scheibner, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, Australia

1.45–3.30pm: Session 7C (parallel)

Development and the Interpretation of Rules

Chair: Peter Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law, USA

The Role of Intellectual Property and Universities in Fostering Regional Socio-Economic Development and Regional Competitiveness

  • Helen Yu, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

An Update on Intellectual Property in Russia

  • Ivan Zenin, Moscow State University, Russia

Making Derivative Works Without Authorisation and the Interpretation of ‘Originality and Creativity’ under Thailand’s Copyright Law

  • Chongnang Wiputhanupong, School of Law, Sripatum University, Thailand

The Economic Considerations in Shaping Intellectual Property

  • Christian Schmitz Vaccaro, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Chile

Creative Industries in Malaysia: Copyright Reform, Incentive Theory and Industrial and Trade Politics

  • Ida Madieha Abd. Ghani Azmi, Department on Civil Law, International Islamic University, Malaysia
  • Rokiah Alavi, Department of Economics, International Islamic University, Malaysia


Afternoon tea

3.50–5.35pm: Session 8

The Sui Generis and Intellectual Property’s Frontier

Chair: Jessica Lai, School of Accounting and Commercial Law, Victoria University of Wellington

Illegal Designs? Disclosure of Origin Requirements and the Draft Design Law Treaty

  • Margo Bagley, Emory University School of Law, USA

Licensing of Traditional Knowledge in Africa

  • Enyinna S Nwauche, Faculty of Law, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Protection of Traditional Knowledge: Finding A Legal Framework for Bangladesh

  • Towhidul Islam, Department of Law, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • (co-author) Ahsan Habib, Faculty of Law, Eastern University, Bangladesh

Righting Wrongs: Rights in Traditional Knowledge as Corrective Justice

  • Evana Wright, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Non-conventional Copyright: do New and Non-traditional Works Deserve Protection?

  • Enrico Bonadio, The City Law School, London, UK
  • Nicola Lucchi, Jonkoping International Business School, Sweden

Where is the design? To capture the essence of EU design protection and verify its adequacy

  • Anna Tischner, Faculty of Law, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

5.35pm: Essay competition presentation

Chair: Graeme Dinwoodie, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, UK

  • Essay Prize Winner, Verity Dawkins, University of Tasmania, Australia

Essay competition is sponsored by FICPI.


Day closes