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Intellectual Property


Jasem Tarawneh

Call for Papers

Abstracts may only be submitted via the Easy Chair system. They must be no longer than 300 words and must include your title, name and institutional affiliation and your email address for correspondence.

The deadline for the submissions is Monday 19 January 2015.

Intellectual property rights affect every aspect of our modern life and academic activity. Nevertheless, contemporary intellectual property law is currently facing a number of unforeseen challenges that have created a series of problems to the application of the law. Some argue that the law, in its current framework, can not cope with such changes. While others believe that recent challenges could be used to further develop legal analysis in this area of the law.

This stream aims to bring together scholarly, professional and postgraduate researchers to explore issues related to intellectual property in a multi-disciplinary forum. We welcome critical reflections on the related themes, in order to facilitate cross-pollination of ideas. The presenters will appeal to multidisciplinary audiences. Themes and/or cases study materials could include, but are by no means restricted to, the following:

• Trade mark Law.
• Patent Law.
• Copyright Law.
• Designs Law.
• Geographical indication.
• Intellectual property and the Internet.
• Intellectual property and competition law.

For an informal discussion please email the convener.

Session Programme (Papers and rooms are subject to change)

Thursday: Session 7: Social Sciences room S0.18

Session Title:

India - The Local Self Of The International - Amaka Vanni

Does the Artists' Resale Right benefit visual artists? - Anthony O'Dwyer

Politics of Voluntary Licensing on Pharmaceutical Patents: A Preliminary Discussion

- Yuan Qiong Hu

Social networking and Data Protection Issues Revisited 2015 - Rebecca Wong