2015

The Unified Patent Court: Pros and cons of specialisation - Is there a light at the end of the tunnel (vision)?  Professor Jens Schovsbo (University of Copenhagen)

Internet and IPR: A happy combination?  Professor Estelle Derclaye (University of Nottingham)

Textualisation as Mode of Persuasion in Patent Law and What it Means for Legitimacy  Dr Sivaramjani Thambisetty (London School of Economics and Political Science )

Website-blocking injunctions: the question of legislative basis  Mr Justice Richard Arnold (High Court of Justice)

What  Dr Michael Jewess (formerly Chief Counsel, IP, BAE Systems and Head of IP, BT)

Make the butterflies fly in formation? Management of copyright created by academics in UK universities  Dr Andreas Rahmatian (University of Glasgow)

 

2014

Debating copyright formalities  Dr Dev Gangjee (University of Oxford)

The right of communication to the public in the CJEU case law: moving criteria and underlying rationale  Professor Alain Strowel (Saint-Louis Brussels, Munich IP Law Center, Avocat at the Brussels Bar)

Birthday Train or Eurostar? German copyright law reform between national solutions and Europeanisation  Professor Ansgar Ohly (University of Oxford and University of Munich)

The role of surveys in Trade Mark and Passing Off cases  Jeremy Dickerson (Burges Salmon)

The war of the booksellers: natural law, equity and literary property in Eighteen-Century Scotland  Professor Hector MacQueen (Scottish Law Commission)

 

2013

Drawing on a T-Shirt - some thoughts on Fenty v Arcadia Group Brands  Dr Catherine Ng (The University of Aberdeen )

Publishing the Snowden secrets - the Guardian, the government and the people  Mr Gavin Millar QC: Publishing the Snowden secrets - the Guardian, the government and the people  Mr Gavin Millar QC (Doughty Street Chambers)

Publishing the Snowden secrets - the Guardian, the government and the people Mr G Millar QC  Mr Gavin Millar QC (Doughty Street Chambers)

Implementing fair use in copyright law: the why and the how  Dr Emily Hudson (University of Oxford)

Invalid legislation: the persistent challenges to the implementation of copyright legislation in the United Kingdom  Professor Phillip Johnson (University College Dublin)

Innovation and IP in India – new directions and prospects  Professor Christine Greenhalgh (University of Oxford)

Mass-digital copyright Professor Maurizio Borghi (University of Bournemouth)

From Goods to a Good Life - Intellectual Property and Global Justice  Prof. M. Sunder (UC Davis School of Law)

How To Reshape Treaties Without Negotiations: Intellectual Property Enforcement As A Case Study Of Global Governance By Stealth  Dr Valéria Guimarães de Lima e Silva (Hauser Fellow at NYU )

Pharmaceutical Fraud, Intellectual Property Rights, and Knowledge Governance: A Human Rights Perspective  Professor Trudo Lemmens (University of Toronto and Centre for Transnational Legal Studies)

‘The 'EU Patent Package': light at the end of the tunnel or tunnel at the end of the light?  Professor Ansgar Ohly (University of Oxford)

Recent Developments in Canadian Copyright Law: Users’ rights, TPMs, Technological Taxis and other Canadian Stories  Pascale Chapdelaine, Osgoode Hall Law School, Professor Graham Reynolds, Dalhousie University ; Chair: Professor David Vaver, Osgoode Hall Law School, and University of Oxford

Applied Literary Criticism: The Role of the Expert in Copyright Litigation  Professor Mark Rose (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Applied literary criticism: The role of the expert in copyright litigation  Professor Mark Rose (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Stowe v Thomas: Uncle Tom's Cabin in Court  Professor Mark Rose (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Two Authors in Court: Alexander Pope and J.D. Salinger  Professor Mark Rose (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Public Science? The Erasure of Property Rights in Global Health Drug Discovery  Dr Javier Lezaun (Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, University of Oxford)

Getting IP Law Changed – Playing Politics  Dr Michael Jewess (Former Chief IP Counsel, BAE Systems)

Patents and the Development Agenda  Dr Matt Fisher (Faculty of Laws, University College London)

Lessons Learnt from the Hargreaves Review of IP and Growth  Dr Roger Burt (Former Senior IP Counsel, IBM)

Digital Technologies, Intellectual Property Reform and Ontological Politics in the Kenyan Recording industry  Professor Georgina Born, Dr Andrew Eisenberg (Faculty of Music, University of Oxford)

Innovation and Legal Reforms in China  Dr Linda Yueh (Department of Economics, University of Oxford)

Error Costs & IP Law Professor Joseph Miller (University of Georgia Law)

 

2012

The Art of the Copy: Labour, Originality, and Value in the Contemporary Art Market  Professor Kirsty Robertson (Western University, Canada)

The Art of the Copy: Labour, Originality, and Value in the Contemporary Art Market Professor Kirsty Robertson (Western University, Canada)

Reverse Engineering Commercial Secrets Professor Tanya Aplin (King's College London)

Daniel Webster’s Patent Cases  Professor Mark Janis (Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington)

The Face and the Photograph: Copyright as a Nineteenth Century Publicity Right  Dr Elena Cooper (Cambridge University)

Creativity as a Social Relation?  Professor James Leach (University of Aberdeen)

The European Patent Office: An Unexpected Success  Alec Clelland (European Patent Office)

Conflict Resolution, Public Goods and Patent Thickets Dr Georg von Graevenitz (University of East Anglia)

On the Role of Quality in Patent Systems  Professor Bruno Van Pottelsberghe (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management )

Knowledge Gaps, Knowledge Traps? The Politics of Patents and Innovation in Latin America  Dr Ken Shadlen (London School of Economics)

Hargreaves One Year On - An Assessment, Sam Ricketson's slides, Professor Christine Greenhalgh (OIPRC, University of Oxford), Professor Sam Ricketson (IPRIA, University of Melbourne) ()

Hargreaves One Year On - An Assessment, Professor Christine Greenhalgh (OIPRC, University of Oxford), Professor Sam Ricketson (IPRIA, University of Melbourne) ()

Patentability, the Public Interest, and Moral Pluralism: Further Reflections on the Brüstle Decision  Professor Roger Brownsword (Kings College London)

Patents and Clean Energy: Bridging the Gap between Evidence and Policy Dr Nikolaus Thumm (Chief Economist, European Patent Office)

The Patent System and Climate Change Professor Josh Sarnoff ( College of Law, DePaul University)

The Patent System and Climate Change Professor Josh Sarnoff ( College of Law, DePaul University)

Intellectual Property Law and the Problem of Aesthetic Progress  Professor Barton Beebe (School of Law, New York University)

Experiments on Creativity and Innovation for Intellectual Property Law  Professor Christopher Buccafusco (Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology)

You've Gotta be Joking: Parody and Copyright  Professor Lionel Bently (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge)

Is the Dragon Learning to Fly? An Analysis of the Chinese Patent Explosion Dr Markus Eberhardt (School of Economics, University of Nottingham)

Is the Dragon Learning to Fly? An Analysis of the Chinese Patent Explosion Dr Markus Eberhardt (School of Economics, University of Nottingham)

 

2011

The Informativeness of On-Line Advertising Dr Greg Taylor (University of Oxford)

The Informativeness of On-Line Advertising Dr Greg Taylor (University of Oxford)

To Protect or not to Protect? The Eligibility of Commercially-used Short Verbal Texts for Copyright and Trade Mark Protection  Dr Jennifer Davis, Professor Alan Durant (University of Cambridge, University of Middlesex )

To Protect or not to Protect? The Eligibility of Commercially-used Short Verbal Texts for Copyright and Trade Mark Protection Dr Jennifer Davis, Professor Alan Durant (University of Cambridge, University of Middlesex )

EU Accession to the ECHR: Implications for European Patent Law Professor Aurora Plomer (University of Sheffield)

How Idiosyncratic is Patent Value? Exploring the Importance of Firm Characteristics in Patent Valuation  George Chondrakis (Said Business School, University of Oxford)

Pivotal Concepts long overlooked? The Work and Authorship in EU Copyright Law  Dr Mireille van Eechoud (University of Amsterdam)

Functionality  Professor Stacey Dogan (Boston University)

Justifying Intellectual Property Professor Robert Merges (Berkeley Law, University of California)

IP Policy and Economic Research Tony Clayton (Intellectual Property Office)

The Social Value of Patent Disclosure Professor Dietmar Harhoff (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)

Emerging IP Monetization Solutions: The Institutionalization of an IP Exchange  Gerard Pannekoek (Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of IPXI Holdings)

Patent Claim Construction in the United States as a Form of Legal Interpretation  Dr Christian Mammen (University of California Hastings College of Law)

The Supreme Court as “Prime Percolator”  Professor John Golden (University of Texas at Austin)

IP Remedies and What They Reveal About the Nature of IP  Professor Peter Jaffey (Brunel University)

The Common Law and IP Hazel Carty (University of Manchester)

The Europeanisation of UK Patent Law Stephen Jones (Baker & McKenzie)

 

2010

The EU Trade Mark Study - Issues and Proposals  Professor Annette Kur (Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property)

Four Paradigms of Unfair Competition Professor Christopher Wadlow (University of East Anglia)

Bounded Openness  Professor Christopher May (Lancaster University)

Common and Civil Law Approaches to Inventive Step Mr Paul Cole (Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University and European Patent Attorney)

What is authorship in the digital age? Collaboration, co-ordination, automation (and proving it)  Professor Jane Ginsburg, Professor Sam Ricketson (Columbia Law School, University of Melbourne)

Downunder Parody: Fair Use for the Purposes of Parody and Satire in Australian Copyright Law  Professor Graeme Austin (University of Arizona)

Current Intellectual Property Problems  Lord Justice Jacob (Court of Appeal)

The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries  Dr Carolyn Deere-Birkbeck (University of Oxford)

Copyright Infringement: Normal, Natural Trouble? A View from a Criminologist Dr Loraine Gelsthorpe (University of Cambridge)

Constructing Commons in the Cultural Environment Professor Michael Madison (University of Pittsburgh)

The Future of the European Requirement for an Invention (and with it of Software, Business Method and Biotech Patents) Dr Justine Pila (University of Oxford)

Downunder Parody: Fair Use for the Purposes of Parody and Satire in Australian Copyright Law  Professor Graeme Austin (University of Arizona)

Patent Trolls- a European Perspective Professor Ansgar Ohly (University of Bayreuth )

Breach of Confidence/Public Interest  Simon Malynicz (Hogarth Chambers )

Is Copyright "Intellectual" Property? Material Fixation in Copyright Law  Dr Yoav Mazeh (Ono Academic College )

Software and Business Method Patents  Lord Hoffmann ( University of Oxford )

 

2009

Humanising’ the Intellectual Property System: Fundamental rights as tools to preserve a fair balance within intellectual property  Assoc. Prof. Christophe Geiger (University of Strasbourg)

Authors, Editors, Originality and Antiquity  Professor Hector MacQueen (University of Edinburgh)

Liability for Keyword Advertising: A Comparative Perspective Professor Graeme Dinwoodie (University of Oxford)

Academic Freedom and Intellectual Property Rights  Professor Eric Barendt (UCL)

The Term of Copyright and the Size of the Public Domain  Dr Rufus Pollock (University of Cambridge)

Reflections on The Triumph of Music: Copyrights and Performers' Rights in Music Mr Justice Arnold (Patents Court)

Reflections on The Triumph of Music: Copyrights and Performers' Rights in Music Mr Justice Arnold (Patents Court)

Technology and Law: Cross-cultural Issues Affecting the Patenting Process Professor Paul Cole (Visiting Professor IP Law, Bournemouth University, and Chartered Patent Attorney, Lucas & Co.)

The Effect of Market Entry on Innovation: Evidence from UK University Incubators  Christian Helmers (Wolfson College, Oxford)

The Challenges of the European Patent System (Bruegel Blue Print, May 2009) Professor Bruno van Pottelsberghe (Université Libre de Bruxelles and Bruegel)

IP Awareness in the UK: The Role of Professional Intermediaries.  Dr Robert Pitkethly (Said Business School, University of Oxford)

John Locke, Freedom of the Press and the Boundaries of Authorship  Lior Zemer (Radzyner)

International Arbitration and IP Claims  William (Rusty) Park (Boston)

Lord Hoffmann and the Speculative Claim  David Brennan (Melbourne)

Corporate Financial Governance and IP Reporting Standards  Roya Ghafele (Oxford)

Copyright vs Privacy: Issues of European and Comparative Law”  Bruno Tassone (Teramo)

Does the Sound Remain the Same? An Empirical Study of Bestselling Musical Comositions (1913-1932) and their Use in Cinema (1968-2007)”  Paul Heald (Georgia)

Venturing into Intellectual Property Jointly and Confidentially

 

2008

Neutral Concern in Copyright Law  Marcelo Thompson (OII)

Open source and copyright law  Robert Gomulkiewicz (Washington)

Translations, adaptations and derivative works in 19th Century laws: how copyright expanded beyond the right to copy  Maurizio Borghi (Brunel)

Copyright in architectural plans  Kimberlee Weatherill (Queensland)

The future of digital copyright law in the peer-to-peer Web  Wolf Richter (DPhil Student, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford)

The drama of Victorian dramatic copyright  Barbara Lauriat (DPhil Student, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford)

Patenting life after the Supreme Court of Canada: Some unhappy compromises and unintended consequences"  Dr. Bita Amani (Assistant Professor and Doctor of Juridical Science, Queen's University, Faculty of Law, Ontario)

The use and value of IP in small and medium sized enterprises  Dr. Christine Greenhalgh (Economics Director, Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre & Reader in Economics, University of Oxford)