EIPIN Innovation Society
EIPIN-Innovation Society is a comprehensive project at the forefront of multidisciplinary research, examining the role of intellectual property (IP) as a complex adaptive system in innovation. The ambition is to enhance Europe’s capacity to foster innovation-based sustainable economic growth globally. The primary research objective of the programme is to provide political leaders and stakeholders reliable conclusions and recommendations in the form of IP research on how to deal with the adaptive complexities of innovation cycles that secure economic benefits and uphold justice in the innovation society.
EIPIN-Innovation Society is presented by EIPIN, a consortium of leading research and training centres in intellectual property eipin.org:
- Maastricht University
- University of Alicante
- University of Augsburg
- University of Strasbourg
- Queen Mary University of London
“This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721733.”
The aim of the CIPnet project (China Intellectual Property Management Network) is to promote the modernisation and harmonisation of Intellectual Property Management practices in the higher education system in China, with a view to enhance university-industry collaborations and contribute to economic and social development. cipnet.eu/
- Uniwersytet Jagiellonski
- Universidad de Alicante
- University of Maastricht
- Beijing Institute of Technology
- Renmin University of China
- Lingnan Normal Univeristy
- Nankai University
- Southwest University
- East China University of Political Science and Law
- Chongqing Three Gorges University
Ius Commune Research School
The Ius Commune Research School is a cooperation between the Law Faculties of Maastricht University, Catholic University Leuven, Utrecht University and University of Amsterdam that dates back to 1995.
The School brings together some 230 researchers and 130 PhD candidates engaged in various research programmes supported by the School. They study and compare national public and private legal systems, the extent to which international and European integration processes dependent upon harmonisation of law (ius commune) as well as effects of such integration on harmonisation of law and on the specific character of national legal cultures and legal systems. Each year this research is presented and discussed at an annual conference organized by one of the participating universities, with the next one taking place in Amsterdam on 29 and 30 November 2018.
The Ius Commune Research School also provides a training programme for PhD candidates admitted to the School.
World Trade Institute
The World Trade Institute (WTI) in Berne is a leading academic institution dedicated to teaching and research in international trade and investment regulation, economic globalisation and sustainability. Under the leadership of IGIR felllow Professor Peter Van den Bossche, currently Director of Studies at the WTI, IGIR will engage in joint projects with the WTI in the areas of research and training.
IP Annual Congress
Once per year, students from the IP master programmes of the three universities Maastricht University, Queen Mary University of London and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid meet for one day to discuss the most recent IP developments in Europe. Experts in various fields of IP present important changes in the law or future outlooks. Students have a chance to ask questions, join the discussion and build a network of like-minded IP scholars.
Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management training in Macau & HongKong
In cooperation with the Institute for European Studies of Macau, Maastricht University IPKM has been organizing every year a two-day seminar on a wide range of topical Intellectual Property Law issues since the year 2000. The seminars have attracted to Macau some of the best experts in the field and the papers presented there have been published in book-form by Kluwer and Hart Publishing. IP Master Classes offer the opportunity to learn from internationally renowned expert speakers in the IP seminar about a particular sub- discipline of intellectual property law. Classes are offered in an intensive Socratic format and include the opportunity to argue mock trials. The cours is taught by Prof. Anselm Kamperman Sanders (UM) and invited speakers.
More information: ieem.org.mo
Dutch Alliance for Artificial Intelligence
IGIR belongs to the first group of endorsers of ALLAI, the Dutch Alliance for Artificial Intelligence. Within the framework of this collaboration, IGIR will engage in projects and activities concerning the international legal implications of AI.
European Intellectual Property Institutes Network
The Advanced Master Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management is one of the five Members of the European Intellectual Property Institutes Network (EIPIN). Together with four leading educational institutions, we organize two international conferences per year in order to facilitate contacts and increase cooperation among intellectual property institutions and students in Europe. Since 1999, EIPIN aims to expose students to top-quality research and outstanding international experts.
The Institute and its Members also collaborate with:
- British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London
- Emerging Dynamic Global Economies Network, Ottawa
- European Centre for Development Policy Management, Maastricht
- European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht
- European Studies Centre of Beijing University
- European University Institute, Florence
- Institut d’études politiques de Paris
- Institute of International Economic Law, Washington DC
- International Trade and Development Institute, São Paulo
- Trade Law Centre for Southern Africa, Stellenbosch
- University College London
Within the context of the Ius Commune Research School with:
- Catholic University of Leuven;
- University of Amsterdam; and
- Utrecht University.