16. décembre 2022

Innovation as a Tool for Tackling Global Challenges

February 3, 2023 | Geneva Graduate Institute (IHEID), Maison de la paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva

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Identifying Current Trends and Upcoming Developments | All speakers

Powerpoints der Keynotes (Passwortgeschützt) | Powerpoints
 

AGENDA

Friday, February 3, 2023

10:00
Registration and Coffee

10:30
Welcome and Introduction
Stefan Kohler, Attorney-at-law, Vischer; President of LES Switzerland
Peter Ling, Attorney-at-Law, Lenz & Staehelin; Co-Chair of the LESI IUGT Committee

10:45
Keynote
Lisa Jorgenson, Deputy Director General (Patents & Technology), World Intellectual Property Organization

11:00 
Tackling the Challenges of Climate Change and Sustainability by Accelerating Innovation in Agriculture
Filip de Corte, Head Intellectual Property, Syngenta Crop Protection

11:40
IP challenges in the automotive transformation
Florian Adt, General Counsel/COO, Mercedes-Benz Intellectual Property GmbH & Co. KG

12:20
Q&A

12:30
Lunch

13:45
Move the World with Swiss Innovation
Barbla Plattner, Member of the Executive Team, Head of Talent and Organization Development, Innosuisse – Swiss Innovation Agency

14:15
LegalTech in 2023 – Is this leading anywhere?
Paula Reichenberg, attorney-at-law registered with the Zurich Bar, Vice-President of the Swiss LegalTech Association, CEO & Founder of Neur.on – AI-powered Translation Software for Legal, Tax & Finance

14:45
Q&A

15:00
Coffee Break

15:30
TRIPS, Innovation and COVID-19: The role of licensing in the international debate
Wolf Meier-Ewert, Counsellor – Secretary of the Council for TRIPS, World Trade Organization

16:00
Intellectual Property as a Tool for Sustainable Development
Jacques de Werra, Professor of Contract Law and Intellectual Property Law at the University of Geneva, Director of the Digial Law Center

16:30
Q&A

16:50
End of the Conference