Tomorrow I will present “Fourth Industrial Revolution and European Intellectual Property Law” at the international conference Intellectual Rights: Challenges of the 21st Century, Tomsk State University 9-13 November 2021.
My talk will deal with:
•Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)
•IP issues in the 4IR
•Data ownership v sustainability
•Focus on sui generis right AKA database right
•Can we regulation of database rights help open up data thus achieving the sustainable development goals?
•Interpretation of current rules
•Policy considerations (‘de lege ferenda’)