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CREATe Researchers at 2022 SLS and EPIP conferences

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CREATe Researchers at 2022 SLS and EPIP conferences

By 5 September 2022February 13th, 2024No Comments

During September, a number of researchers from CREATe will present their research findings at the following significant conferences:

The Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Conference 6-9 September 2022

Following on from hosting the SCOTLIN “Information Law in Scotland” workshop on 31 August at CREATe, Dr Marta Iljadica will be heading to the Society of Legal Scholars annual conference at King’s College London to co-convene, with Prof. Tanya Aplin, a varied and exciting programme in the Intellectual Property subject section on 6 and 7 September. The programme will include keynotes on IP scholarship and pedagogy by Dr Hyo Yoon Kang and on harmonisation of EU copyright law by Prof. Estelle Derclaye.

CREATe’s researcher Zihao Li will present his research entitled “Regulating Online Algorithmic Pricing Through Data Protection Law: A Comparative Study between EU and China” on 8 September, 15:30-17:00 in the Cyberlaw panel.

European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP 2022) Conference 14-16 September 2022

Another prestigious conference, the 17th Annual Conference of European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) will take place in Cambridge, UK, from 14 to 16 September 2022, hosted by the Innovation and IP Management (IIPM) Laboratory and the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL), University of Cambridge.

The theme of the conference this year is: “Opening IP for a better world?” The conference will bring together scholars in the fields of economics, law, management science and political science as well as stakeholders and policy-makers for theoretical, empirical and policy-oriented presentations and discussions on intellectual property protection, science and innovation.

A number of CREATe researchers will present on the conference:

Dr. Ula Furgal, Prof. Martin Kretschmer and Dr. Amy Thomas will present “The failure of a European public sphere? A discourse analysis of copyright law making (2016- 2019)” on 15 September, 11:15-12:45 in the ‘EU Copyright’ Session.

Prof. Thomas Margoni (with Prof. Martin Kretschmer) will present “AI, machine learning and EU copyright law: A socio-legal analysis of ownership issues in training data” on 15 September, 13:45-15:15 in the ‘AI’ Session.

Zihao Li will present “Protection of intellectual property vs explainability of algorithm: A case study of online algorithmic pricing” on 15 September, 13:45-15:15 in the ‘AI’ Session.

Dr. Xiaoren Wang will present “Welfare-reducing trade dress monopolies: an empirical approach” on 16 September, 14:00-15:30 in the ‘IP System’ Session.

Martin Kretschmer will chair the themed session, “Is there still a research and policy agenda for EU copyright?“, drawing on the research of the reCreating Europe consortium with Caterina Sganga, Joost Poort, Thomas Margoni, Ula Furgal and Peter Mezei. Lionel Bently and Nicola Searle will respond: 16 September, 11:30-13:00.

The full programme can be found here.

(CREATe hosted EPIP 2015 in Glasgow, documented here.)