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COLLABORATION

CIP builds, maintains and manages networks of international leaders and experts in the field of knowledge-based business from industry, academia and public actors. These networks supports and interacts to the furthest extent possible with all activities promoted, supported, coordinated or managed by the center and the CIP platform. CIP has an industry partner program with key actors such as Philips, Ericsson and Nestlé, collaborating on multiple levels of education and research activities.


 

WIPO-U.S. Summer School on IP

C-IP2 George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School is hosting the exclusive two-week WIPO-U.S. Summer School on Intellectual Property this June 5-16. The Summer School will be held virtually so that they are able to include students who would not otherwise be able to attend, and  to encourage collaboration all over the globe.  

The Summer School program provides an opportunity for students, young professionals, and government officials from all over the world to acquire deeper knowledge of U.S. IP, including an understanding of how IP operates as a tool for economic, social, cultural, and technological development. Program participants are exposed to various aspects of intellectual property rights, including the international nature of IP protection and the interface between IP and other disciplines. 

Additionally, U.S. law students can opt take the course for academic credit!

For more information, please click here.

BIP 2023

Ruud Peters joined Bowman Heiden recently to deliver the first module of the Business of Intellectual Property executive education program at CIP this month for 30 industry participants from our partner firms. The program is focused on building a business mindset and teaching a set of models and tools that ensure IP management is driving business value. Ruud’s extensive board-level commercial experience with IP offers a unique experience to learn from one of the world’s most knowledgeable and entrepreneurial IP executives.

A new series of High-growth technology business forums (HTB Forums) is coming up

Leaders from deep tech businesses will present online their live case studies and discuss them with an international panel of experts. The forums will emphasize the perspective of growth financing, build-to-sell, and IP strategy and management. The one-hour session is followed by an optional meet-the-speakers gathering.

As a valuable supporter of the HTB Community, we would always be glad to see you there. Mark your calendars and register now for this valuable and informative experience:

 

February webinar on “Patent Holdout and Small(er) Technology Firms” by Bowman Heiden and Matt Rappaport

The new working paper on “Patent Holdout and Small(er) Technology Firms” is now available on SSRN. Please join Matt Rappaport and Bowman Heiden when they present their finding next week at the 4iP Council webinar on Feb 16th at 16.00 CET.

This study investigates the symmetrical theory of patent holdout whereby strong patents asserted in a regime of weak injunctive relief can only extract value below their true worth. The focus of the study is on small(er) technology firms (STFs), which are generally understood as critical to economic growth.

Please register for the webinar here.

 

 

 

 

 

Nomination for the Antitrust writing award 2023

We are pleased to announce that the article written by our advisory board member Ruud Peters, colleague Igor Nikolic and director Bowman Heiden has been nominated for the Antitrust writing award 2023. The article is about “DESIGNING SEP LICENSING NEGOTIATION GROUPS TO REDUCE PATENT HOLDOUT IN 5G/IOT MARKETS“.

The voting period for the Academic Articles competition of the 2023 Antitrust Writing Awards is now open until March 14, 2023.

Here is a link to vote for this article.

Thank you for an insightful CIP Roundtable

In September, the CIP Roundtable 2022 took place in Gothenburg.

The CIP Roundtable 2022 is a partner event focused on the key areas of Digitalization, Globalization, and Diversification from an IP-based business development perspective. This includes relevant issues of policy, strategy, and operations, such as the key challenges, best practices, and areas for further investigation and development.

We want to take this opportunity to thank everybody that participated: We truly appreciate all your insights.

Also, it was great meeting in person again! We look forward to meeting you again at CIP FORUM 2023, in Stockholm.

 

The CIP Roundtable 2022 will take place on September 21-22

The CIP Roundtable 2022 is a partner-only event focused on the key areas of Digitalization, Globalization, and Diversification from an IP-based business development perspective. This includes relevant issues of policy, strategy, and operations, such as the key challenges, best practices, and areas for further investigation and development.

The agenda includes sessions on:

  • IP & Digital Transformation (Policy, Strategy, Operations)
  • IP & Valuation/Finance
  • The Digitalization of IP Capabilities
  • IP & Open Innovation
  • Evidence-Based Decision Making
  • Increasing Diversity in Innovation
  • The Future of the ICM Masters Education