Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property Rights – Challenges and Opportunities

Time: Tuesday 5 June 2018 at 8.30 – 16.00
Place: University of Helsinki, Kielikeskuksen juhlasali (room 310), Fabianinkatu 26, 00100 Helsinki
Price: 295,00 € + vat 24%

REGISTRATION

PROGRAM:

8.00 – 8.30 Registration

8.30 – 8.45 Opening words
Professor Taina Pihlajarinne, University of Helsinki
Senior Lecturer Rosa Maria Ballardini, University of Lapland

Part I: What is AI? What kind of challenges and opportunities can AI bring to our legal system?

8.45 – 9.00 Introduction to AI technology
Associate professor Teemu Roos, University of Helsinki

9.00 – 9.30 AI and legal personhood
Dr. Robert van den Hoven van Genderen, Center for Law and Internet of the Law Faculty of the VU University of Amsterdam & Switchlegal Lawyers

9.30 – 10.00 AI and regulation
Professor Mika Viljanen, University of Turku

10.00 – 10.30 Discussion

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

Part II: Specific issues with AI and IPRs

11.15 – 11.45 The concept of authorship and inventorship in an AI context
Professor Tanya Aplin, King’s College, University of London

11.45 – 12.15 Data ownership via IPRs
Professor Taina Pihlajarinne, University of Helsinki
University Lecturer Rosa Maria Ballardini, University of Lapland

12.15 – 12.30 Discussion

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch Break

Part III: AI, IPRs and competition law

13.30 – 14.00 Big data, IPRs and competition law
Associate professor Mariateresa Maggiolino, Bocconi University, Italy

14.00 – 14.20 Self-improving AI: challenges for IP and competition law
Professor Burkhard Schafer, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

14.20 – 14.35 Data ownership vs. control over data
Senior associate Petteri Günther, Lexia Attorneys

14.35 – 14.50 News production and AI – copyright and competition law perspectives
Dr., Researcher Juha Vesala, University of Helsinki
Dr., Researcher Anette Alen-Savikko, University of Helsinki and University of Lapland

14.50 – 15.00 Discussion

Concluding remarks
Pihlajarinne & Ballardini