Location: Wilfred Brown Building Auditorium, Brunel University London

9:30-10:00: Registration and Coffee

10:00: Prof Arad Reisberg (Head of Brunel Law School)

10:15 – 12:30 Panel 1 – Intellectual Property Panel

Chair: Simon Stokes, Partner at Blake Morgan and author of Digital Copyright

  1. The Battle of Humans and Machines: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Implications for Copyright Law: A new Beginning? Professor Dinusha Mendis, Professor of Intellectual Property and Innovation Law, Bournemouth University
  2. Intellectual Property Implications of Using AI to Analyse Digital Collections in Libraries and Museums. Dr Paula Westenberger, Brunel Law School
  3. Artificial Intelligence, Intellectual Property and Health Care. Dr Olga Gurgula, Brunel Law School
  4. Patents and AI. Dr Noam Shemtov, Reader in IP and Technology Law at Queen Mary London

12:30 ā€“ 13:30: Lunch

13:30 ā€“ 15:30: Panel 2 – Technology, Legal Profession and Regulation

Chair: Dr Francesco De Pascalis, Brunel Law School

  1. Legislation and Technology: Friends or Foes? Dr Maria Mousmouti, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  2. Big Data, AI and Law: A Parallel Dynamics? Professor Paola Manes, University of Bologna
  3. Regulating Smart Devices: The New EU Framework. Dr Eleni Kaprou, Brunel Law School
  4. Cryptocurrencies, Financial Stability and Banking Supervision. Dr Pamela Nika, Brunel Law School
  5. The Impact of RegTech on Banking Compliance. Dr Andrea Miglionico, University of Reading

Break / Coffee 15:30 ā€“ 16:00

16:00: 18:00 – Stakeholder Round Tables

Stakeholder roundtable 1: Competition, Innovation, Opportunity vs Risk
Chair: Professor Arad Reisberg, Brunel Law School
Professor Suzanne Rab, barrister at Serle Court Chambers and Practice Chair in Commercial Law at Brunel Law School
Professor Ashley Braganza, Bunel University London
Duncan Clark, Academy at Patsnap
Dr Wen Hwa Lee, Chief Executive Officer at Action Against AMD and Programme Director Oxford Martin School

Stakeholder roundtable 2: Ethics, Governance and Compliance
Chair: Christine Riefa Reader in Consumer Law
Christina Blacklaws, Immediate Former President of The Law Society
Shobana Iyer, Barrister, Swan Chambers
Matthew Allison, Senior Public Policy Manager, Data, Platforms and AI – Vodafone
John Ogia, Director of Intellectual Property Awareness Network (IPAN)

Professor Panos Louvieris, Brunel University London

18:00 – Close of conference, Professor Ashley Braganza, Brunel University London

18:00 – 19:00 pm Drinks Reception