Télécom ParisTech

EPIP 2013 European Policy for Intellectual Property annual conference

Jean Berbinau, membre du collège de l'Hadopi

Prof. Manuel Desantes Real, Universidad de Alicante

Carsten Fink, Chief economist, World IP Office

H. G. Ruse-Khan, Research fellow, Max-Planck-Institut

Kerstin Jorna, directorate for IP of DG Market of the EC

Prof. Pierre Larouche, Tilburg University

Prof. Keith Maskus, University of Colorado

Prof. Michael J. Meurer, University of Boston

Prof. Alexander Peukert, Goethe Universität Frankfurt

Prof. Andrew Torrance, University of Kansas

Prof. Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota

The frontiers of IP (Intellectual Property)


Telecom ParisTech hosted the 8th annual conference of The EPIP (European Policy for Intellectual Property)  association, on Sept. 5-6, 2013. Scholars and practitioners interested in the economic, legal, political and managerial aspects of intellectual property rights were encouraged to attend the conference with or without scientific paper presentation.

The conference focused on how Intellectual Property (IP) relates to the scientific and technological frontiers, to geographical frontiers as well as to competition policy or to contract law.

  • Patentability subject matter, non-obviousness
  • Allocation of rights in patent pools
  • Standards and pools
  • Open innovations
  • International technology transfer, International issues in IP protection
  • Copyright in the digital era
  • IP and competition policy
  • IP and other incentives to innovate
  • Markets for patents
  • IP and contract law
  • IP licensing
  • IP and science
  • University technology transfer, public-private partnerships
  • Jean Berbinau (Collège de l’HADOPI, France)
  • Carsten Fink (WIPO, World Intellectual Property Organization)
  • Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan (Max-Planck Institute, Germany)
  • Dominique Guellec (OECD, Org. for Econ. Co-operation & Developm.)
  • Dietmar Harhoff (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany)
  • Pierre Larouche (Tilburg University, The Netherlands)
  • Michael Meurer (Boston University, USA)
  • Keith Maskus (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)
  • Damien Neven (Université de Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Alexander Peukert (Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
  • Alain Strowel (Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, Belgium)
  • Andrew Torrance (University of Kansas, USA)
  • Joel Waldfogel (University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Margo A. Bagley (University of Virginia School of Law)
  • Stephan Bechtold (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Iain Cockburn (Boston University, USA)
  • Paul A. David (Stanford University, California, USA)
  • Christoph Grimpe  (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark)
  • Christine Halmenschlager (Université Paris 2, Panthéon-Assas, France)
  • Dietmar Harhoff (INNO-tec, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany)
  • Reto Hilty (Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Germany)
  • Francesco Lissoni (Université de Bordeaux IV, France)
  • Myriam Mariani (Università Bocconi, Italy)
  • Yann Ménière (Mines ParisTech, France)
  • Alexander Peukert (Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
  • Ingrid Schneider (Universität Hamburg, Germany)
  • Salvatore Torrisi (Università di Bologna, Italy)
  • Geertrui Van Overwalle (KU Leuven, Belgium and Tilburg University, the Netherlands)
  • Bruno Van Pottelsberghe (Solvay Business School, Belgium)
  • Georg Von Graevenitz (INNO-tec, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany)
  • Patrick Waelbroeck (Télécom ParisTech, France)
  • Elisabeth Webster (University of Melbourne, Australia)