8th International Conference on Information Law and Ethics
Modern Intellectual Property Governance and Openness in Europe:
A Long and Winding Road?
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Call for Papers

8th International Conference on Information Law (ICIL) 2018

Call for Papers

Modern Intellectual Property Governance and Openness in Europe: A Long and Winding Road?
December 13-14, 2018, Antwerp, Belgium


The 8th International Conference on Information Law is co-organized by the University of Antwerp, Ionian University, KU Leuven, and Gent University. ICIL 2018 aims to further the discussion about modern governance of IPRs in Europe and to explore different perspectives on how openness could be operationalized within the context of IP protection.

The conference will examine the challenges of digitalization, collaboration, data sharing and innovation within the context of IP protection (incl. copyright protection, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, designs, etc. The focus will be on Europe, but comparative perspectives are very welcome as well. Suggested paper topics: access to research outcomes, open science, open innovation, open source, research data management and openness, open data, data sharing, Nagoya Protocol, artificial intelligence & IPRs, openness and blockchain technology (non-exhaustive list), intellectual property and contemporary issues of openness, governance of online sources, nodal governance and information technology, e-government, intellectual freedom and open science, digital divide and other.

Submitted abstracts of 250 words (references excluded) should be sent for review to info@icil.gr


Important dates
Abstracts deadline: 15.09.2018
Notification of abstracts acceptance: 15.10.2018
Full papers deadline: 15.1.2019

Conference's official website: https://icil.gr/

Contact email: info@icil.gr




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