22 Nov 2018 to 23 Nov 2018





Event Description


This year’s annual conference will update intellectual property lawyers on the ongoing EU initiatives and the latest CJEU case law in the field of copyright law




Key Topics

  • Copyright in the DSM
  • Definition and responsibility of online content-sharing service-provider
  • Online use of press publications
  • Public interest and limits to copyright protection
  • Human rights and copyright at the cross-road
  • Key recent rulings from the CJEU
  • Data economy policy and copyright

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, judges and other practitioners of law dealing with copyright and intellectual property law, internet and consumer law


Valérie-Laure Benabou, Professor of Private Law, University of Aix-Marseille

Anne Bergman-Tahon, Director, Federation of European Publishers, Brussels

Véronique Desbrosses, General Manager, GESAC (European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers), Brussels (*)

Jonathan Griffiths, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London

Martin Husovec, Assistant Professor, Tilburg University

Marko Ilešič, Judge, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg

Jaime de Mendoza Fernández, Legal Officer, DG CNET, European Commission, Brussels

Nils Rauer, Partner, Hogan Lovells International LLP, Frankfurt

Alain Strowel, Professor of Intellectual Property and Media Law, UCL Louvain and University Saint-Louis; Lawyer at the Brussels Bar 

Dirk Voorhoof, Professor of Media, Copyright Law and Journalism & Ethics, Universities of Ghent and Copenhagen

(*) Invited

Online registration and programme


Language: English

Organiser: Academy of European Law (ERA), Florence Hartmann-Vareilles

Event number: 218R10


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