ISHTIP Workshop Draft Agenda

ISHTIP Workshop - Draft Agenda

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Day 1: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 pm                                                                                           Lunch and Registration                                                                    

1:00-1:10 pm                                                                                                        Opening Remarks
Simon Stern, Co-Director, Centre for Innovation Law and Policy

1:10 – 3:10 pm                                                                                                                   Session 1

Panel Chair: Robert Spoo, University of Tulsa College of Law (Law, English)

Author: Kathy Bowrey, University of New South Wales (Law)
Paper: Copyright, American corporate capitalism and the Australian film industry in the 1920s
Commentator: Peter Jaszi, American University Washington College of Law (Law)

Author: Andrew Ventimiglia, TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland (Cultural Studies)
Paper: Authorship and Authority in Intellectual Property: Mary Baker Eddy and the Legal Life of Religious Texts
Commentator: Dr. Toni Lester, Babson College (Law and Society) 

Author: Eva E. Subotnik, St. John’s University School of Law (Law)
Paper: Free As The Heir?: Copyright Successors and Stewardship
Commentator: Trevor Cook, University of Toronto (English, Renaissance Studies)

3:10 – 3:20 pm                                                                                                           Afternoon Break                                                                                   

3:20 – 5:20 pm                                                                                                                       Session 2

Panel Chair: Carys Craig, Osgoode Hall Law School (Law)

Author: Michael J. Madison, University of Pittsburgh School of Law (Law)
Paper: Governing University Knowledge Commons
Commentator: Robert Glushko, Western University (Information Studies)

Author: Christian Katzenbach, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (Technology, Internet Governance)
Paper: There’s more than Law in Controlling IP! A Governance Perspective for Empirical Copyright Research
Commentator: Kristofer Erickson, University of Glasgow School of Law (Communication Sociologist)

Author: Martin Fredriksson, Department for Culture Studies, Linköping University (Culture Studies, Law)
Paper: Controlling Traditional Knowledge on Genetic Resources – A Case Study of the Nagoya Protocol
Commentator: Shubha Ghosh, Syracuse University College of Law (Law, Economics, Social Science, Legal Theory)

5:20 – 6:30 pm                                                                                                                     Reception


Day 2: Thursday, July 13, 2017 

9:00 – 9:30 am                                                                  Registration and Continental Breakfast    

9:30 – 10:50 am                                                                                                                 Session 3         

Panel Chair: Michael Birnhack, Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University (Law)

Author: Will Slauter, Université Paris Diderot, Institut Universitaire de France (History)
Paper: Hot News? INS v. AP (1918) and its Legacy
Commentator: Lionel Bently, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law (Law)

Authors: Megan Richardson, University of Melbourne (Law) & Julian Thomas, RMIT University (Media & Communications)
Paper: Reading ‘The Times’ over Tea: On Trade Marks, Newspapers and Ordinary Englishmen
Commentator: Sara Bannerman, McMaster University (Communication Studies) 

10:50 – 11:00 am                                                                                                          Morning Break                 

11:00 - 12:20 pm                                                                                                                   Session 4         

Panel Chair: Shane Burke, Cardiff University School of Law & Politics (Law)

Leandro Malavota, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (History, Property Rights)
Paper: Patents and Innovation in the Early Nineteenth Century: Portugal and Brazil
Commentator: Saptarishi Bandopadhyay, Osgoode Hall Law School (Law)

Author: Barbara Henry, University of Hertfordshire (Law)
Patent Treatises and the Emergence of Patent Law
Steven Wilf, University of Connecticut School of Law (Legal History, Law)

12:20 – 1:30 pm                                                                                                                           Lunch                       

1:30 – 2:50 pm                                                                                                                       Session 5        

Panel Chair: Betsy Rosenblatt, Whittier Law School (Law)

Authors: Maurizio Borghi, Bournemouth University (Law) & Marc Mimler, Bournemouth University (Law)
Paper: Rules of Improvement for Derivative Works - Transplanting Patent Doctrine into Copyright
Commentator: Christopher Buccafusco, Cardozo Law (Law)

Author: Henry Biggs, Washington University in St. Louis (Law)
Paper: Jousting at Windmills: Cervantes and the Quixotic Fight for Authorial Control
Commentator: Matthew Birkhold, Ohio State University (Germanic Languages & Literature)

2:50 – 3:00 pm                                                                                                               Afternoon Break                 

3:00 – 4:20 pm                                                                                                                           Session 6

Panel Chair: Eva Hemmungs Wirtén, Linköping University (Culture Studies)

Author: Gerardo Con Diaz, University of California, Davis (History of Science and Technology)
Paper: Patent Strategy and Control in the Early History of Software: The Story of IBM
Commentator: Patrick Keilty, University of Toronto School of Information (Information Studies)

Author: Joseph M. Gabriel, Florida State University College of Medicine (Medicine)
PaperMonopolizing Tryparsamide: Intellectual Property, International Public Health, and Drug Development at the Rockefeller Institute, 1917-1941
Commentator: Kara Swanson, Northeastern University School of Law (Legal History, History of Science, Law)       

4:20 – 5:50 pm                                                                                                                      Board Meeting          

7:00 pm                                                                                                                              Workshop Dinner

Dinner sponsored by Osgoode Hall Law School and IP Osgoode
Location: The Host, 14 Prince Arthur Ave

Day 3: Friday, July 14, 2017

9:15 – 9:30 am                                                                                                          Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 10:50 am                                                                                                                            Session 7

Panel Chair: Joshua Sarnoff, DePaul University College of Law (Law)

Gabriel Galvez-Behar, University of Lille (History of Innovation)
Paper: Controlling IP at War: the US Alien Property Custodian and the German Patents during WWII
Commentator: Dan Burk, University of California, Irvine School of Law (Law, Economics)

Author: Chris Dent, Murdoch University School of Law (Law)
Paper: Patents Over Military Equipment: Shifting Uses For Shifting Modes Of Governance
Commentator: Shubha Ghosh, Syracuse University College of Law (Law, Economics, Social Science, Legal Theory)

10:50 – 12:10 am                                                                                                                         Session 8         

Panel Chair: Martin Skladany, Penn State Dickinson Law (Law)

Authors: Ariel Katz, University of Toronto Faculty of Law (Law) & Eden Sarid University of Toronto Faculty of Law (Law)
Paper: Who Killed the Radio Star? How Music Blanket Licenses Distort the Production of Creative Content
Commentator: Marc Perlman, Brown University (Music)

Authors: Jessica Silbey, Northeastern University School of Law (Law) & Eva E. Subotnik, St. John’s University School of Law (Law) 
& Peter DiCola, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (Law)
Paper: Empirical Study of Photographic Copyright: Photographers’ Changing Aesthetic and Business Practices in the Digital Age
Commentator: Brian Frye, UK College of Law (Art & Film Studies)

12:10 – 12:20 pm                                                                                                          Closing Remarks 

Martin Kretschmer, University of Glasgow School of Law (Jurisprudence, Social Science of Law)

12:20                                                                                                                   Buffet Lunch and Departure