As IPAN Members will be aware, IPAN’s Annual General Meeting took place online on 10 December 2020. The Chairman’s report for 2020, addressing the unexpected year and resulting move to an increased online presence, recent partnerships and events scheduled in 2021, can be accessed here.
The online panel discussion jointly sponsored by IPAN and the IET on 24 November attracted a record audience of over 220 people. The panel of experts from tech companies Nokia, Vodafone and u-blox, and from IP Law firm Percy Crow Davis, ably chaired by entrepreneur Alessandro Hatami, founder of advisory firm The Pacemakers, discussed how 5G ownership rights will likely affect access to 5G online services throughout the developed and the developing world and answered questions from online participants. More information and a link to a full recording of the discussion can be found below.
IPAN Director Associate Professor Dr Janice Denoncourt recently had the opportunity to participate in Corporate LiveWire’s Intellectual Property 2020 Round Table, held virtually this year.
Seven international IP experts discussed the significance of recent trends in the IP landscape…
The University of Glasgow is hosting a free interactive Zoom event, titled “Who’s Zoomin Who? Music, Copyright and Precarity”, on 12 November. The event has been made possible by funding from the Being Human festival and the Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Science.
Given the current COVID-19 restrictions, IPAN is delivering its current and planned 2021 events as webinars and Zoom based meetings. The next event is on Tues November 24th @3.00 – 4.30pm GMT: “5G mobile networks and IP rights: winner takes all?” IPAN’s major online expert discussion and Q&A in partnership with the IET. Free but early registration is essential!