BLOCKCHAIN IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND DATA PROTECTION: PROMISES AND CHALLENGES.
Organised by International Laboratory for IT and IP Law, Higher School of Economics, Russia
Chair: Leyla Keser, IT Law Institute, Istanbul Bilgi University (TR)
Moderator: Ruslan Nurullaev, Higher School of Economics (RU)
Speakers: Guido Noto La Diega, Northumbria University (UK); Alexander Savelyev, National Research University (RU); Primavera De Filippi, CNRS (FR); Balazs Bodo, Universiteit of Amsterdam (NL); Susana Nascimento JRC/European Commission (EU)
The panel deals with the implications of Blockchain in Intellectual Property Law. In particular it will address the issue of Blockchain-based copyright ownership databases and the conflict between immutability of records v. copyright law. At the same time, it will deal with how to preserve trust in “Smart con- tracts” as a new way of commercialization of IP.
– How to preserve trust in “Smart contracts” as a new way of commercialization of Intellectual Property?
– Are Blockchain-based copyright ownership databases an opportunity or a prob- lem for Intellectual Property Law?