The fourth EIPTN annual workshop was hosted by Adoración Pérez Troya of the University of Alcalá (Madrid) on Thursday 24 June and Friday 25 June 2010. The meeting included an Annual Dinner on the evening of Thursday 24 June.

Thursday 24 June 2010

12.30-14.00: Registration and buffet lunch

14.00-14.15: Welcome & introduction – Adoración Pérez Troya and Miguel Rodriguez (University of Alcalá, Spain)

14.15-14.45: Keynote address – “The Future of IP Education in Europe” – Gerardo Penas Garcia (Spanish Patents and Trade Marks Office, OEPM)

14.45-15.30: “The IP Teaching Tools of the European Patent Academy” – Nöel Campling (Director, European Patent Academy of the European Patent Office)

15.30-16.00: Coffee

16.00-17.00: Session 1 – Creating an IP teaching culture in universities (Chair: José Manuel Otero Lastres, University of Alcalá, Spain)

“Patents: What every scientist and engineer should know: A five-year successful IP teaching experience at Spanish universities and other research centres”- Pascual Segura (University of Barcelona, Spain)

“The patent engineering study programme” – Ursula Versch (University of Applied Sciences, Amberg-Weiden, Germany)

“The role of universities in creating innovation culture – experiences in teaching IP law students and SMEs” – Justyna Ożegalska-Trybalska (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)

17.00-18.00: Session 2 – Across the legal/technical divide (Chair: Alison Firth, University of Surrey, UK)

“Multidisciplinary pairing: a win-win teaching experience” – Claire Howell (University of Aston, UK)

“Interdisciplinary IP teaching: the experience of the Bocconi Transatlantic IP Summer Academy” – Laurent Manderieux (Bocconi University, Italy)

“The need for teaching IP management issues at higher education institutions: experiences from Poland and international projects” – Dariusz Kasprzycki (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)

18.00: End of day 1

19.30: Annual EIPTN Dinner

Friday 25 June 2010

9.00-9.30: Coffee

9.30-10.30: Session 3 – IP across boundaries: comparative and other areas of law (Chair: Duncan Matthews, Queen Mary University of London, UK)

“Teaching intellectual property law with the contract as a starting-point” – Caroline Pamp (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

“How to implement IP teaching considering the public issues of registering IP rights: perspectives of an administrative law teacher” – Eva Nieto (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)

“Teaching European intellectual property law to non-European students: The Community Trademark System” – Eli Salis (PricewaterhouseCoopers, Coordinator for “Practicums”, Magister Lvcentinvs Spain)

10.30-11.00: Coffee

11.00-12.00: Session 4 – IP Law and other paradigms: economics, arts, sociology (Chair: Mariano Riccheri, University of Alcalá IP-Research Group, Spain)

“Teaching copyright to Masters students in the English Department and the Huston Film School” – Maureen O’Sullivan (National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland)

“Teaching copyright through the law and technology approach” – Roberto Caso and Federica Giovanella (University of Trento, Italy)

“The role of IP teaching in the information society” – Petra Zikovska (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)

12.00-13.30: Lunch

13.30-14.30: Session 5 – The teaching medium and message (Chair: Tanya Aplin, Kings College University of London, UK)

“Patent cases for law undergraduates” – Manuel Lobato (Autonomous University of Madrid, UAM, Spain)

“Initiating post-graduate students to patent law through practical examples” – Inmaculada Gonzalez (Lawyer, Cuatrecasas, and Visiting Lecturer- Magister Lvcentinvs, University of Alicante, Spain)

“Patent claims and paperclips” – Janice Denoncourt (Nottingham Trent University, UK)

14.30-15.00: Coffee

15.00-16.00: Session 6 – Case studies and boundaries (Chair: Mike Adcock, University of Durham, UK)

“Problem-based learning and the challenges of integrated teaching to lawyers and non-lawyers” – Cees Mulder (Maastricht University, Netherlands)

“Is clinical law possible in IP matters?” – Tomás Vázquez Lépinette (University of Valencia, Spain)

16.00-17.00: Session 7 – Technology as mediator of IP understanding (Chair: Maciej Barczewski, University of Gdansk, Poland)

“Uaipit as a key tool for IP teaching and research” – Clara Ibánez (University of Alicante, Spain)

“A web based IPR learning resource for arts industries” – Ruth Soetendorp (Bournemouth University, UK)

“Problem-solving via the use of online simulations” – Caroline Coles (Leicester De Montfort University, UK)

17.00-17.15: Closing remarks & next steps for the EIPTN workshops – Adoración Pérez Troya (University of Alcalá, Spain) and Duncan Matthews (Queen Mary University of London, UK)