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Summer Academy 2018

TWELFTH BOCCONI TRANSATLANTIC IP SUMMER ACADEMY  

TWELFTH BOCCONI TRANSATLANTIC IP SUMMER ACADEMY  

Case Western Reserve University School of Law / Bocconi University / LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology 

4-7 September 2018

Cleveland (OH, U.S.A.)

“International IP and Technology Law: Transatlantic Approaches”

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

08:30 - 09:00. Registration of Participants

 

09:30 – 09:55. Opening Ceremony

- Opening Speech and Welcome Address

- Introduction to the 2018 Edition of the Summer Academy

Michael Scharf and Jessica Berg, Co-Deans, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Laurent Manderieux, Bocconi University


A. IP LAW: A TOOL FOR ECONOMIC PROGRESS

10:30 – 11:00. International IP Law and Technology: a Never-Ending Relationship

Laurent Manderieux, Bocconi University

 

11:00 – 11:55. Case Studies on IP Law as a Tool for Economic Progress

 

14:30-16:00. Innovation and the Law: Managing Creativity and Progress in the Field of Arts

Case Western Reserve University & Bocconi University Professors

 

16:30 - 18:00. Welcome gathering    

 

 

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

 

B. THE LAW OF TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNATIONAL IP LAW

        

08:30 – 09:15. Opening Speech and Lectio Magistralis: Technological Progress and Ius ad Bellum and Ius in Bello: for Better or for Worse? 

Michael Scharf, Co-Dean, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Discussants: Laurent Manderieux and Gabriele Gagliani, Bocconi University


09:15 – 09:55. Treaty Interpretation and Technological Progress: Squaring the Circle?
Discussant: Gabriele Gagliani, Bocconi University


 

09:55-10:30. Break

 

10:30 - 11:55. Technological Challenges and Private International Law: Problems and Solutions

Aurelio Lopez Tarruella, University of Alicante & Magister Lvcentinvs

 

14:30 - 17:30. Visit to the IP and Trade Department of the Law Firm Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino and Discussion of Technology-Related IP & Trade case Studies

 

      

Thursday, 6 September 2018

 

C. TRANSATLANTIC TRENDS ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION OF TECHNOLOGY

08:30 – 09:00. Opening Speech: Law and Technological Innovation in the Field of Science

Jessica Berg, Co-Dean, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

 

09:00 – 09:55. Worldwide Perspectives on Patent Protection of Technology: general Aspects and Focus and Patents and Health: the Role of WIPO

Edward K. Kwakwa, Senior Director of the Department for Traditional Knowledge and Global Challenges, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva (tbc)

 

09:55-10:30. Break

 

10:30 – 11:00. European Perspectives on Patent Protection of Technology

Representative of the European Patent Office (TBC)

 

11:00 – 11:30. U.S. Perspectives on Patent Protection of Technology

Representative of the U.S. Patent Office (TBC)

 

11:30-11:55. Open Discussion on Patent Protection of Technology  - Policy and the Law

 

C. TRANSATLANTIC TRENDS ON IP LAW VS. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

 

14:00 – 15:30. IP Law and the Management of Technology

Ted Theofrastous, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

 

15:30 – 17:00 Study Visit to the IP Department of Cleveland-Based Technological Companies

 

 

 Friday, 7 September 2018

  

09:30 – 10:15. What to do if things go wrong? IP dispute resolution 
Catherine Rogers, Penn State Law & Queen Mary, University of London


10:15 – 11:55. Open Science as Progress of Knowledge in a Democratic Society  
Roberto Caso, University of Trento 

 

CLOSING SESSION

 

14:00 – 16:00. Streamlining International IP Law for Technological Progress?

Edward K. Kwakwa, Senior Director of the Department for Traditional Knowledge and Global Challenges, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva (tbc)

Laurent Manderieux, Coordinator of the Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy & Director of the LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology, Bocconi University

&

Craig Nard, Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts, 

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Closing remarks

+ Wrap up

Laurent Manderieux, Coordinator of the Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy & Director of the LL.M. in Law of Internet Technology, Bocconi University

&

Craig Nard, Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts,  

Case Western Reserve University School of Law 



The “Consiglio Nazionale Forense (Italy)” will grant 15 credits to Italian lawyers attending the 2018 Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy.



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