European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) Conference: Opening IP for a better world?

14 – 16 September, 2022
Hybrid format

The Innovation and IP Management (IIPM) Laboratory and the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL), University of Cambridge
announce the 2022 Annual Conference of European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP).

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.

Speakers and attendees explore how to calibrate intellectual property (IP) systems and incentivise IP usage so that IP can help contribute to more equitable, sustainable societies, economies, innovation ecosystems and business models, as well as to the achievement of the United National Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Keynote speakers:

  • Sir Gregory Winter is a Nobel Laureate and highly successful serial entrepreneur. He has 400+ patents to his name and founded two unicorn companies. His IP has generated more than £1bn in royalties. He kindly agreed to share his personal experience with IP and licensing models.
  • Carlos Maria Correra is the Executive Director of the South Centre. He will be contributing a global south perspective on the role of IP in health crisis with a focus on the TRIPS agreement.

Call for papers:

Scholars from all disciplines and practitioners interested in the economic, managerial, legal and political aspects of intellectual property (IP) are all encouraged to submit. All forms of IP are relevant, whether patents, copyrights, trademarks, plant breeding rights, geographical indications, design rights, trade secrets or others.

Deadline for submissions: 30 April, 2022

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