09:00 – 09:15 Introduction and Welcome Speech
09:15 – 10:15 Social Media & IP
This workshop gives insights into the absolutely critical role of IP in protecting creativity, innovation and success in the online world of fashion and luxury consumer goods.
Leader: Beatrice Grifoni, Valentino
10:15 – 11:15 Divide and Conquer or Centralise the Empire: UPC Strategies in the Limelight
The launch of the UPC has led to the result that securing patent protection in Europe for innovation going forward will be far more complex than it ever used to be, with patent strategy and even enforcement considerations driving increasingly agile and nimble strategies.
Leader: Pirke Fustinoni, Metso:Outotec
11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break
11:45 – 12:45 The Ins & Outs of Litigation Funding
This workshop, led by an established litigation funder, explores the various challenges and benefits of third party funding of litigation.
Leader: Kirstin Dodge, Nivalion AG
12:45 – 14:30 Standing Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 Avoid the High Tides, for a Smooth Gondola Ride: University R&D Collaborations in Review
Collaboration between University and the Industry on Research and Development efforts is always on the agenda when one talks about innovation. This workshop discusses difficulties, potential pitfalls as well as areas of synergy in the collaboration between Universities and the Industry in their efforts to innovate and create value for academic work.
Leader: Lorenzo Micacchi, University of Firenze
15:30 – 16:30 Global landscape of IP, Looking Forward to the Istanbul Congress
With evolving regional and international regimes for IP protection, for example, the UPC/Unitary patent, IP protection for corporates in Turkiye is developing rapidly. This workshop discusses ways for corporates in Turkiye to protect their creative and innovative work products in Europe and elsewhere, and touches on topics to be further explored in AIPPI’s Istanbul Congress in October 2023.
Leader: Güler Ayyildiz Dalma, Arcelik
16:30 – 17:00 Closing
17:00 – 19:00 Joint Cocktail Spring Meeting and Trilateral Meeting