The Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre is jointly hosting a Design Law conference with the EM Barker Centre for Law & Business at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore on 19-20 September 2017.  This major public conference is part of a research project to explore the role and shape of design protection.  It brings together a stellar group of leading scholars, experts from the legal profession, academia, policy makers, and industry design leaders from Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong (China), Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States among others.  

The research papers will be published in a special issue of the Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice which will be edited by David Stone, Graeme Dinwoodie and Elizabeth Siew-Kuan Ng.