[Fsfe-ie] IPR Protection of Software: Copyright, Patent, and/or Open Source? Workshop in Helsinki
tmh1 at eircom.net
Mon Aug 21 12:08:49 CEST 2006
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From: Ville Oksanen <ville.oksanen at effi.org>
we are in process of organizing the seminar below. It is turning to be
quite interesting, we have already 4 persons coming from EPO etc.
there's going to be some rather interesting discussions..
PS: NGO rate is the same as the academic rate.
Workshop: IPR Protection of Software: Copyright, Patent, and/or Open Source?
The aim of the workshop is to bring together the communities of software
economists, lawyers and decision makers to discuss the state of research
and practice on dealing with intellectual property rights and competion
law on software.
Rooms: single 120 eur, double 140 eur.
*Registration and Participation Fee*
Please send email about the registration to:
Ville.Oksanen at hut.fi before 1st of September.
Academic: 85 EUR
Corporate: 400 EUR
The fee should be payed to
BANK-ID: SAMPO / account of Scandinavian Association of Law and Economics
ACCOUNT NR: 800019-70984622
Reference: SERCI WORKSHOP
The registration fee includes admission to the workshop, breakfast and
lunch on Friday and a copy of the proceedings.
*** Programme ***
Day 1. 21.-22.9.2006
Richard Watt (SERCI) / Juha Laine (Helsinki University of Technology)
- Opening of the Seminar
Jyrki Katainen Chairman, The Commitee for the Future, Finnish parliament
- Keynote Speech
Mr. Jukka Liedes (Ministry of Education)
- The History of Software Copyright
Professor Richard Watt
- The History of Software Econonomics
Professor Stan Liebowitz (University of Texas)
- What Economics Can Teach Us about Regulation in Software
16:00 Coffee Break
Professor Francois Leveque (Ecole des mines de Paris)
- Software, Antitrust and IPRs
17:30 Closing day 1.
Day 2. - 22.9.
9:00 Presentations -
Empirical view on Software Industry
Professor Heli Koski (Helsinki School of Economics)
- The Results of EU-wide Software Business Survey
Professor Knut Blind (Technical University in Berlin)
- The European Software Industry and Software Patents
10:30 Coffee break
Dr. Mikko Mustonen - University of Helsinki
- Open Source and Economics
Victor Vazquez López, Senior Legal Counsellor, WIPO
- Current Issues in the Protection of Software - WIPO Initiatives I
14:00 Policy panel
Mikko Välimäki, Helsinki University of Technology / Hanken
Georg Grave, Chairman, Free Software Foundation Europoe
16:00 Closing of The Workshop
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