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Professorship for Intellectual Property

The professorship for intellectual property at ETH Zurich is is part of the Center for Law & Economics within the Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences at ETH Zurich. The professorship focuses on interdisciplinary research in the areas of intellectual property law, law of emerging technologies (in particular cyberlaw and biotechnology law), telecommunications law, and antitrust law, as well as on general (behavioral) law and economics research. Through research projects, workshops and teaching activities, the professorship participates in the international discourse in the areas mentioned. It co-organizes the Workshop & Lecture Series on the Law & Economics of Innovation, which regularly brings leading internationally well-known experts from all over the world to Zurich.



Workshop & Lecture Series in Law & Economics: Presentations by Scott Barrett (Columbia)

On Tuesday, May 3, and Wednesday, May 4, we'll have Prof. Scott Barrett (Columbia) as our guest. His Tuesday presentation on "International Cooperation" starts at 16:15 in the University of Zurich room RAK E 8. The Wednesday presentation on "Tipping Versus Cooperating to Supply a Public Good" starts at 16:15 in the ETH Zurich room IFW A 32.1. All presentations are open to the public, so see you there! Read more 


ISTP lecture series: Presentation by Carsten Fink (World Intellectual Property Organization)

On April 26, Carsten Fink (Chief Economist of the World Intellectual Property Organization) will give a presentation on "Breakthrough Innovation and Economic Growth" as part of ETH Zurich’s Institute for Science, Technology and Policy lecture series. The presentation will from 17:15 to 18:30 in UNO B 11 (Universitätsstrasse 41). Read more 

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