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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Keynote Speakers

Drahos Peter

Drahos Peter

Professor
European University Institute

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Peter Drahos is Professor of Law and Governance in the Law Department at the European University Institute. He holds a Chair in Intellectual Property at Queen Mary, University of London. He is a member of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. He holds degrees in law, politics and philosophy and is admitted as a barrister and solicitor. He has published in law and social science journals on a variety of topics including contract, legal philosophy, telecommunications, intellectual property, trade negotiations and international business regulation. His most recent book is an edited collection entitled Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications (ANU Press, 2017).



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Dusollier Severine

Dusollier Severine

Professor
SciencesPo Law School

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Severine Dusollier is a Professor at SciencesPo Law School where she teaches intellectual property and heads the Master in Innovation Law. She was a research associate at the University of California, Berkeley in 2001, a Jean Monnet fellow at the European University Institute of Florence (Italy) in 2005-2006, a Fellow of the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at the University of Columbia in New York in 2011, and a Fellow at NYU in 2017. She is a member of the Belgian Council of Intellectual Property. Her current research relates to intellectual property, copyright and mainly on IP limitations, the public domain and the commons. She is particularly interested in the deviations of the traditional IP models, such as the shift from exclusivity to its subversion or dilution, or the transformation of the unique and self-contained authorship to connected multiple authors. Severine Dusollier got awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant (2014-2019) on the topic of inclusive rights in property and intellectual property.



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Hugenholtz Bernt

Hugenholtz Bernt

Professor
University of Amsterdam

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Bernt Hugenholtz is Professor Information Law, in particular in the area of intellectual property law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam and former Director of the Institute for Information Law. Bernt Hugenholtz is General Editor of the Information Law Series published by Kluwer Law International. Between 2000-2015 he was a member of the “Commissie Auteursrecht”, that advised the Minister of Justice of the Netherlands on copyright law issues. Besides his academic activities, he has been a practicing lawyer (later partner) at Stibbe in Amsterdam (1990-1998). Since 2003 he has been a judge at the Appeal Court in Arnhem. He is also a Guest Professor at the University of Bergen, Norway (UiB) and at the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center.



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