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First International Workshop in Law & Economics: Open Innovation

First International Workshop in Law & Economics: Open Innovation

June, 13-14, 2019

Université Grenoble Alpes, France

The aim of this workshop is to provide an international and a pluridisciplinary forum where lawyers and economists can present and discuss high-quality research on a regular basis in Grenoble. This first conference will focus on Open Innovation and forms of intellectual property rights (IPRs) and/or contractual arrangements that may enable the sharing of knowledge and innovation.

Keynote speakers

Paul Belleflamme

Pr Paul Belleflamme

CORE, Université catholique

de Louvain

Pr Geertrui Van Overwalle

CiTiP, K.U. Leuven

Geertrui Van Overwalle


Topics of interest for submissions include, but are not limited to: Open source licenses, Patent clearinghouses, Patent pools, IPRs on Digital Goods, IPRs on plants, IPRs and incentives to innovate. A special session will be dedicated to doctoral students. 

We are pleased to announce that two keynotes lectures will be delivered by the Professors Paul Belleflamme (CORE, Université catholique de Louvain) and Geertrui Van Overwalle (CiTiP, K.U. Leuven).

A round table will be organized at the end of each day. The first will deal with the role of open innovation in plant breeding and agricultural research, and the second will address open innovation in academic research.

There is no registration fee for the presenting authors.

Submit an extended abstract (300 to 500 words) or full paper

Local Organisers: Dr Olivier Bonroy; Dr Fabien Girard

Submission deadline: January 15th, 2019

Acceptance notice: March 15th, 2019

Registration deadline: April 30th, 2019

Workshop: June 13th-14th, 2019


Gael Grenoble Applied Economics Lab
Centre de Recherches Juridiques Grenoble
Université Grenoble Alpes
Faculté d'Economie Université Grenoble Alpes
Faculté de Droit Grenoble