challenges of the IP system in a post-crisis environment

Global Digital Encounters

Encounter 1

Friday May 8th
5pm-6pm CEST

Encounter 1

challenges of the IP system in a post-crisis environment

Global Digital Encounters



The aim of the first Encounter was to provide a broad picture of the changing landscape of the IP system in a post-crisis environment


Meet the Panel

Prof. Jane Ginsburg

Columbia University

Prof. Anselm Kamperman-Sanders

Maastricht University

Prof. Laurent Manderieux

Bocconi University

Moderated by:
Prof. Manuel Desantes

University of Alicante


challenges of the IP system in a post-crisis environment

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About our Speakers

Jane GINSBURG teaches Legal Methods, Copyright Law, International Copyright Law, and Trademarks Law, and is the author or co-author of casebooks in all four subjects, as well as of many articles and book chapters on domestic and international copyright and trademark law. She was a co-Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law and Judgments in Transnational Intellectual Property Disputes. She is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Member of the American Philosophical Society, a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an Honorary Fellow of Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, and was an Affiliated Fellow and a Resident at the American Academy in Rome. Background: University of Chicago, BA 1976, MA 1977; Harvard, JD 1980; Université de Paris II, Diplôme d’études approfondies 1985 (Fulbright Scholar), Doctorat en droit 1995, is the Morton L. Janklow Professor of Literary and Artistic Property Law at Columbia University School of Law, and Faculty Director of its Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts.

Anselm KAMPERMAN-SANDERS is Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Director of the Advanced Masters Intellectual Property Law and Knowledge Management (IPKM LL.M/MSc), and Academic Director of the Institute for Globalization and International Regulation (IGIR) at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He acts as Academic Co-director of the Annual Intellectual Property Law School and IP Seminar of the Institute for European Studies of Macau (IEEM), Macau SAR, China and is Adjunct Professor at Jinan University Law School, Guangzhou, China.

Anselm sits as deputy judge in the Court of Appeal in the Hague, which has exclusive jurisdiction on patent matters. Anselm holds a Ph.D. from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, where he worked as a Marie Curie Fellow before joining Maastricht University in 1995. He is a member of the European Commission expert group on development and implications of patent law in the field of biotechnology and genetic engineering. He is member of the Dutch Commission Compulsory Licensing, and coordinator of the European IP Institutes Network-Innovation Society, a Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska Curie ITN-EJD Action (

Laurent MANDERIEUX is Professor of Intellectual Property Law at L. Bocconi University of Milan, Italy, Member of the Directorate Board, Bocconi LL.M in Law of Internet Technology, Director, Bocconi Summer Schools in Law, Chair, European IP Teachers’ Network, Coordinator, Transatlantic IP Academy and is invited Professor / Lecturer of Intellectual Property Law in Universities and Training institutes in many countries of Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa.

In addition to his IP teaching, numerous Publications, and IP research activities at Bocconi, one of the most prestigious and high-ranked Universities in the European Union, Laurent Manderieux is Senior Intellectual Property Expert for various international Organisations and governments. He was for many years Official and Senior Official at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland: in particular, as Head, WIPO Public Affairs and Media Relations, he took care of training and information for government officials, lawyers, researchers, scientists, and business circles (in this capacity he prepared training material and IP publications, and made up to 100 presentations per year). Before joining WIPO, he also worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Rome, Italy; and at the European Union in Brussels. Over the last two decades, he wrote numerous publications and studies, and undertook international projects for the EU, the EPO, UNDP, UNCTAD, WIPO, IDLO, OIF, and various Governments. In this context, visited some 140 countries. He works in French, English, Italian, Spanish, and German.

Manuel DESANTES REAL holds a Professor’s Chair at the Faculty of Law of the University of Alicante (Spain) since 1992. He has been Vice-President of the European Patent Office (Munich) from 2001 to 2008, Vice-Chancellor and Rector in acting of the University of Alicante from 1996 to 1998 and Member of the Legal Service of the European Commission between 1998 and 2001. In 1994 he founded the Magister Lvcentinvs (Master in Intellectual and Industrial Property) at the University of Alicante.

He is currently member Of Counsel at ELZABURU, and Member of the Foundation Eisenhower, amongst others. He has published seven books and more than one hundred research papers and has delivered a full course at The Hague Academy of International Law in July 2019. Member of Fide’s Academic Council.

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