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School of Business and Management

9th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association

4 September 2014 - 5 September 2014

Time: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Venue: European Parliament, Brussels, Ardennestraat 2, 1000 Brussel, Belgium

The European Commission will co-host the 9th annual conference of The EPIP (European Policy for Intellectual Property) association in Brussels, Sept. 4-5, 2014. Scholars and practitioners interested in the economic, legal, political and managerial aspects of intellectual property rights are encouraged to attend the conference with or without scientific paper presentation.

The conference will explore how the IP systems in Europe can further growth and innovation. Plenary sessions will be centered on the major theme of ‘Improving Innovation Systems’. Leading economists, renown legal scholars, industry representatives and policy makers will take the floor as keynote speakers to share their insights and views on recent developments in the innovation and IP landscape.

To attend the conference, please pay an annual membership fee of £48. To attend the conference dinner on the evening of the 4th of September in Brussels, please also choose the option for the dinner. The dinner will cost £88.

To make both payments please create an account with this system. Please note that we are unfortunately not able to transfer over the details from the paper submission website for you. 

Download Conference programme here [PDF 691KB]

Annual membership fee  £48
Dinner £88


Further information: 

Conference papers

The Determinants of Localization of Knowledge Spillovers: Evidence from European and North American Regions

Patent disclosure and the diffusion of knowledge

Internet adoption and knowledge flows

Protecting Olympic Brand: Has Event-Specific Legislation Struck the Right Balance?

What strict liability and direct patent infringement tell us about specialized patent courts

Intellectual property and diversification of plant innovation systems: how can open source licenses help?

(Mis)application of strict liability by the federal circuit: implications for specialized patent courts 

The casual effects of competition on innovation: experimental evidence

Who is Afraid of Pirates?  Experiment on the Deterrence of Innovation by Imitation

Mergers and the Dynamics of Innovation



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