World Intellectual Property Organization

Licensing, Transfer of Ownership and Dispute Resolution - Commercialization of Intellectual Property Generated in International R&D Projects

Organized by
the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and Licensing Executives Society (LES)

Supported by
Simplified FP7 Model Agreement (DESCA)

Vienna, June 1, 2012

Agenda

 

 

09:00 - 09:15

Opening remarks

Speakers

  • Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commission, Commissioner (by videoconference)
  • Henrietta Egerth, Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Managing Director
     

09:15 - 09:45

Contracts in the Technology Transfer Chain

 
     
 

Speaker

  • Lorenz Kaiser, Division Director Legal and Contractual Affairs, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
    Presentation
 
     

09:45 - 10:15

IP Provisions FP7 Consortium Agreements
     
 

Speaker

  • Kathrin Werner, DESCA, Legal Counsel, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
    Presentation
 
     

10:15 - 11:00

Evaluation and Valuation of IP for the Purpose of their Commercialization  
     
 

Speakers

  • Eusebi Nomen, ESADE Business School, Barcelona
    Presentation
  • Gerald Ruppert, Head of IPR and Market Research Department, austria wirtschaftsservice
    Presentation
 

 

   
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break  
     
11:15 - 12:15 Licensing and Transfer of Ownership in Different Jurisdictions - Commercialization of IP Generated in FP7 Projects (Part 1)  
     
 

Speakers

  • Bruno Vandermeulen, Partner, Bird & Bird (Belgian law)
    Presentation
  • Mark Anderson, Partner, Anderson Law LLP (English law)
    Presentation
 
     
12:15 - 12:30

Questions & Answers

 
     

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

 

     

13:30 - 14:30

Licensing and Transfer of Ownership in Different Jurisdictions - Commercialization of IP Generated in FP7 Projects (Part 2)

 

     
 

Speakers

  • Heinz Goddar, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert (German Law)
    Presentation
  • Robin Rasor, Past President, Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), Director Licensing Office of Technology Transfer University of Michigan (US law)
    Presentation
 
     
14:30 - 15:00 Questions and Answers  

 

 

15:00 - 15:45

Dispute Resolution Provisions in FP7 and Commercial Agreements

 
     
 

Speaker

  • Judith Schallnau, Lawyer, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
    Presentation
 
     

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee Break  
   

16:00 - 17:15

Roundtable Discussion: Experience in IP Exploitation, Valuation and Dispute Resolution

 

     
 

Moderator

  • Heinz Goddar, Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert

Panel

  • Claus-Joerg Ruetsch, Head Legal Diagnostics, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd Corporate Legal Department 
    Presentation
  • Lorenz Kaiser, Division Director, Legal and Contractual Affairs, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
    Presentation
  • Robin Rasor, Past President Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), Director Licensing Office of Technology Transfer, University of Michigan
    Presentation

 

 

 

 

17:15 - 17:45

Outlook: The New IP Provisions and Their Potential Impact on Commercialization of Inventions under Horizon 2020

     

 

Speaker

  • Bart Janse, Legal Officer, European Commission
    Presentation

 

     

17:45 - 18:00

Questions and Answers

 

     
 

Moderator

  • Austrian Research Promotion Agency
 
     
18:00 Reception  
     

 

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