UK and Ireland Patent Scholars Network hosted a Works in Progress Research Symposium
The Research Symposium, which took place on on 7 and 8 July, offered a supportive environment and forum for researchers at all career stages working on areas related to patent law to present their works in progress and gain feedback. This event brought together papers by 15 authors, on a range of contemporary patent law issues over two days of engaging discussion.
The 15 authors comprised patent law scholars at all academic career stages, from a range of institutions in the UK, Ireland and Canada, namely:
- Karen Walsh, University of Exeter
- Olga Gurgula, Brunel Law School
- Liam Sunner, Queens University Belfast
- Marc Mimler, City University of London
- Louise Hatherall, University of Bristol
- Cliona Kelly, University College Dublin
- Rachel Claire Brady, University College Dublin
- Duncan Matthews, Queen Mary University of London
- Wissam Aoun, University of Windsor, Canada
- Alison Slade, University of Leicester
- Naomi Hawkins, University of Sheffield
- Opeyemi Kolawole, University College Dublin
- Dwi Martini, University of Sheffield
- Bronwen Jones, Newcastle University
- Aisling McMahon, Maynooth University
The event also hosted a dedicated panel of papers to launch the recently published Patent Scholars Network Special Issue of the European Intellectual Property Review on ‘Patents in a Changing Europe’. The full workshop program details can be found here.
The Patent Scholars Network was founded in 2019, and has since grown to over 40 members. To join the network mailing list, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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