Summer Academy 2017
ELEVENTH BOCCONI TRANSATLANTIC IP
3 – 7 July 2017
1- General objectives
From 3 to
7 July 2017,
Leading experts from universities, research centers, think tanks, intergovernmental organizations, law firms and businesses coming from both sides of the Atlantic will lecture on the challenges of Internet technologies and the way in which international intellectual property and economic law relate to, and regulate, them.
horizontal teaching and constant contacts with IP operators will also allow a
thorough discussion of the management of intellectual property rights, thanks
also to real-life case studies directed by renowned experts in international IP
2- Date and venue
3 – 7
- The European Union Intellectual Property Office
European Patent Office:
4- Teaching language
5- Access requisites
- Graduate Degree in Law, Economics or Engineering OR
- Undergraduate Degree in Law OR
- The program is also open to Government officials, lawyers, researchers and professionals working in TTOs.
Early-bird fees (for enrollment until 5 June 2017)
Students: 350 Euros (including materials);
Professionals: 500 Euros (including materials);
Normal fees (for enrollment after 5 June 2017)
Students: 500 Euros (including materials)
Professionals: 700 Euros (including materials)
7- Course contents
- 30 hours teaching program;
- Visits to national and international institutions;
- Printed and online teaching material to each course participant.
8- Number of participants
Limited to 30.
- Courses, seminars and visits to IP operators;
- Discounts for accommodation bookings;
and online teaching material to each course participant at
addition, for the period of the
10- E Helpdesk
The firstname.lastname@example.org mailbox will provide guidance to participants or applicants. Course participants’ E-Helpdesk and a tutorship phone desk will be set up from April 20, 2017 at until one week after the end of the course and will provide advice and guidance for inquiries relating to travel opportunities, early arrival and extended stay.
11- International Faculty
standard practice, the inter-disciplinary International Faculty is constituted
by Bocconi Professors and Professors /Department Directors/ Deans from each
partner and cooperating institution, including Professors Roberto Caso -
Trento, the University of Alicante / Magister Lvcentinvs, Craig Nard - Case
Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH, USA, the EPO Academy,
12- PROGRAM DETAILS
Program contents include inter-disciplinary high-level teaching on intellectual property, Internet technology and international economic law and policy (as per draft attached), with added value in each of the following fields:
- North American, European and International IP and Economic Law and Policy;
- North American, European and International IP and Trade and Investment Economics;
- North American, European and International IP as a tool for Researchers;
- North American, European and International IP and Trade and Investment Business operational models.
The full program will be uploaded on the web page of the Bocconi School of Law as soon as it will be available.
As a result of their attendance to the Bocconi Transatlantic Summer IP Academy 2017, participant lawyers, economists, scientists and engineers, as well as business specialists (at student or young professional level) are to:
- enhance, thanks to lectures by the best international IP specialists, their international knowledge in their own field of expertise
- better embrace intellectual property, high-tech and international trade globally, as a subject item at the crossroads between different stakeholders
For all lessons, a participatory and interactive teaching approach is chosen, involving trade and business case examples and studies, practical exercises and direct contact opportunities with IP operators and companies in a dynamic, horizontal and open work environment. In addition, free tutor assistance will be available to the participants, in order to ensure cohesion between the participants.
An optional daily recreational program is available in advance to participants and includes
- invitations to cultural activities
- free of charge social activities and activities at limited costs
13. Attendance certificates
certificates are granted to participants. Universities giving credits to
students for attendance establish their appropriate policies, in accordance
with their own internal rules. For any additional information, students will
contact email@example.com and
The Bocconi University School of Law will request to “Consiglio Nazionale Forense (Italy)” that credits be granted to Italian Lawyers attending the 2017 edition of the Summer Academy (as this was the case for the 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 editions).
Organized in Cooperation by Bocconi
University/LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology and the
“Internet Technology, Intellectual Property and International Economic Law”
Monday 3 – Friday 7 July 2017 –
Monday, 3 July 2017 (Afternoon)
A. TECHNOLOGY, IP AND ECONOMIC LAW
15:00 – 16:00. Opening Ceremony
- Opening Speech and Welcome Address
- Introduction to the
2017 Edition of the
16:00 - 17:00. International Economic Law and Technology: A Complex Relationship
17:00 – 19:00. Welcome gathering
Tuesday, 4 July 2017
B. TRANSATLANTIC PERSPECTIVES ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION OF TECHNOLOGY
9:00 -10:30. Technological Inventions, with focus on IT, and the European and American Perspectives on Patent Protection
10:30-12:00. IT and Cloud Patents
14:30 – 16:00. The Economic Relation Between Technological Innovation and IP
16:00 – 17:30. Intellectual Property: A Worldwide Issue or a Private Issue?
Wednesday, 5 July 2017
C. TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW I
Special Session at Bocconi University
09:00 – 09:30. Introduction by the President of the Session
11:00 – 12:30. International Trade, IP and Technology I: the WIPO Conventions
14:00-15:30. International Trade and Technology II: the TRIPS Agreement
15:30 – 17:00. International Trade and Technology III: WTO Agreements and Technology Beyond TRIPS
Thursday, 6 July 2017
D. TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW II
9:30 - 11:00. Preferential Trade Agreements and Technology
11:00 - 12:30. Technology, International economic law and Human Needs (Food, the Environment, Development)
15:00 – 16:30. Intellectual Property, Technology and Innovation: Better Laws or Better Management?
16:30 – 18:00. The Governance of the Internet: Challenges and Opportunities
Friday, 7 July 2017 (Afternoon)
08:00 – 15:00. Morning. TIPSA brainstorming with participants while traveling on Lake Como to Villa Vigoni
E. A LOOK TO THE FUTURE: THE REGULATION OF TECHNOLOGY AT THE NATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
15:00 - 16:00. Institutional Vision of Protection of Digital Technology Through Patents
16:00 – 17:00. The German, Italian and French Perspective on the Regulation of Technology
Closing remarks: Should Law Follow Technology or Should Technology Follow the Law?
Wrap up + Certificates Granting Ceremony
Evento in processo di accreditamento presso il Consiglio Nazionale Forense per 15 crediti formativi.