DLA Piper IP Lecture Series

DLA Piper IP Lecture Series 2017

  • June 8, 2017:
    "The Downfall of the Occident? Initial Experience with the New German Cultural Artefacts Protection Act" (in German)
    Professor Dr. Eva Inés Obergfell (Humboldt University of Berlin) and
    Dr. Günter Winands (Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media)

  • February 24, 2017:
    "Sustainable Food Systems and Intellectual Property Rights"
    Professor Margaret Sova McCabe (University of New Hampshire)

DLA Piper IP Lecture Series 2016

  • November 3, 2016:
    "Arbitration in Intellectual Property" (in German)
    Professor Dr. Mary-Rose McGuire (University of Osnabrück) and Dr. Dirk Wieddekind (Taylor Wessing)
  • October 10, 2016:
    "Exhaustion of Rights in Digital Objects"
    Professor Dan L. Burk (UC Irvine)
  • June 6, 2016:
    "The Intersection of Human Rights and Intellectual Property Law"
    Professor Dr. Christophe Geiger (CEIPI, University of Strasbourg)
  • February 26, 2016:
    "There Ain't No Safe Harbor - Data Privacy in Troubled Water" (in German)
    Professor Dr. Michael Bohne (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund) and Professor Dr. Johannes Caspar (Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information)

DLA Piper IP Lecture Series 2015

  • October 29, 2015:
    "Policy Issues in Fighting Art Forgeries"
    Claudia Andrieu (Picasso Administration); Alexander Pechstein (Max Pechstein Urheberrechtsgemeinschaft) and Professor Dr. Haimo Schack (University of Kiel)
  • June 4, 2015:
    "Governing Knowledge Commons"
    Professor Michael J. Madison (University of Pittsburgh)
  • February 19, 2015:
    "Digitalization of Copyright Law by Judicial Interpretation" (in German)
    Professor Dr. Malte Stieper (University of Halle-Wittenberg) and Dr. Jan Tolkmitt (Presiding Judge at Regional Court Hamburg)

DLA Piper IP Lecture Series 2013/14

  • June 10, 2014:
    "Biotechnology and Software Patents - Transatlantic Controversies"
    Professor Dan L. Burk (UC Irvine)
  • May 19, 2014:
    "The Federal Constitutional Court's Decision on the ZDF State Treaty" (in German)
    Dr. Werner Hahn (NDR North German Broadcasting) and Professor Dr. Michael Fehling (Bucerius Law School / Moderation)
  • January 23, 2014:
    "The Moving Image Today and in the Future - Legal Framework and Business Environment" (in German)
    Dr. Moritz Holzgraefe (Axel Springer SE) and Professor Dr. Bernd Holznagel (University of Münster)
  • November 26, 2013:
    "And Now for Something Completely Different (at least for Germany) - The Certification Mark"
    Professor Norma Dawson (Queen's University Belfast) and Professor Dr. Alexander von Mühlendahl (former Vice President of the Office of Harmonization for the Internal Market; Bardehle Pagenberg)

DLA Piper IP Lecture Series 2012/13

  • June 27, 2013:
    "Harmonization of European Copyright Law by Way of the European Court of Justice's Decisions" (in German)
    Professor Dr. Axel Metzger (University of Hanover) and Dr. Jan Tolkmitt (Federal Court of Justice Karlsruhe)
  • March 19, 2013:
    "Public Broadcasting Funding in the 21st Century" (in German)
    Claus Grewenig (VPRT Association of Commercial Broadcasting and Teleservices), Dr. Heiko Neuhoff (NDR North German Broadcasting) and Professor Dr. Wolfgang Schulz (Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research)
  • December 6, 2012:
    "Smart (Phone) Wars on FRAND and SEPs - Procedural and Substantive Prerequisite for your Mobile to Keep Working. The Legal Framework between Design, Patent and Antitrust Law in the U.S. and Germany"
    Professor Dan L. Burk (UC Irvine), Dr. Jan Ebersohl (Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP) and Dr. Julia Schönbohm (DLA Piper / Moderation)
  • November 15, 2012:
    "Perceptual Psychology and Trademark Law" (in German)
    Marianne Grabrucker (Federal Patent Court Munich) and Professor Dr. Helmut Reuter (University of Bremen)

DLA Piper IP Lecture Series 2011/12

  • January 19, 2012:
    "The Subject Matter of Dispute in Industrial Property Rights - The German Supreme Court’s Ruling in the TÜV Case and its Implications" (in German)
    Axel Gärtner (former Presiding Judge at Higher Regional Court Hamburg) and Professor Dr. Malte Stieper (University of Halle-Wittenberg)
  • December 1, 2011:
    "Who is Liable for Infringement on the Internet? The European Court of Justice’s Ruling on L’Oréal/eBay and its Implications" (in German)
    Professor Dr. Christian Rohnke (White & Case LLP) and Dr. Alexander von Mühlendahl (former Vice President of the Office of Harmonization for the Internal Market; Bardehle Pagenberg)
  • October 14, 2011:
    "Geographical Indication and Community Trademarks - Issues of Procedural and Substantive Law"
    Dr. Gail Elizabeth Evans (Queen Mary University of London) and Matthijs Geuze (World Intellectual Property Organization)

Bucerius IP Lecture Series 2010/11

  • February 25, 2011:
    "Videogames and the Law - Regulation and Legal Framework" (in German)
    Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef (GRAEF Rechtsanwälte), Dr. Christian Rauda (GRAEF Rechtsanwälte) and Hendrik Klindworth (InnoGames GmbH)
  • January 21, 2011:
    "Protection of TV Formats - Between Copyright and Unfair Competition"
    Professor Dr. Oliver Castendyk (University of Potsdam), Jonathan Coad (Lewis Silkin LLP) and Rainer Hassenewert (UFA Film & TV Produktion)
  • November 12, 2010:
    "Data Protection in Social Media Networks"
    Professor Dr. Nikolaus Forgó (University of Hanover) and Professor Jonathan Zittrain (Harvard Law School)

Bucerius IP Lecture Series 2009

  • December 11, 2009:
    "How Much of an Incentive is it Really? The Effect of Copyright on Creativity"
    Professor Michael W. Carroll (American University Washington) and Professor Niva Elkin-Koren (University of Haifa)
  • November 6, 2009:
    "Reshaping Territoriality - The Reach of Trademarks in Global Digital Networks"
    Professor Dr. Graeme Dinwoodie (University of Oxford) and Professor Dr. Axel Metzger (University of Hanover)
  • October 16, 2009:
    "Patents and Public Health - Legal, Economic and Public Policy Aspects of Access to Medicines"
    Professor Jerome H. Reichman (Duke University) and Jürgen Römhild (Boehringer Ingelheim)
  • October 9, 2009:
    "Copyright Piracy on the Internet - Litigate, Legalize, License or Laissez-Faire?"
    Dr. Dana Beldiman (UC Hastings College of the Law) and Professor P. Bernt Hugenholtz (University of Amsterdam)
Prof. Dan L. Burk, Dr. Julia Schönbohm, Dr. Jan Ebersohl
Matthijs Geuze, Prof. Dr. Dana Beldiman, Dr. Gail E. Evans
Videoconference with Prof. Jonathan Zittrain