THE CALL FOR PAPER IS NOW OPEN

The European Policy for Intellectual Property Association EPIP announces its 16th Annual Conference in Madrid, Spain, from 8 to 10 September 2021, hosted by the Institute of Public Goods and Policies at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC-IPP). Scholars from all disciplines and practitioners interested in the economic, managerial, legal and political aspects of intellectual property (IP) are all encouraged to submit and/or to attend. All forms of IP are relevant, whether patents, copyrights, trademarks, plant breeding rights, geographical indications, design rights, trade secrets or others.

→ TOPICS

Submissions on all IP-related topics are invited. See also leading themes and topics of the conference at https://epip2021.org/leading-theme-and-topics/.

→ PAPER SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Full  papers  or  extended  abstracts  must  be  submitted  via  the  online  submission  system  at  https://epip2021.org/submissions.
Preference will be given to full paper submissions. All submissions  will be peer‐reviewed.

Paper submission deadline: 30 April 2021

Announcement of paper selection: within five weeks after submission closes.

→ Themed sessions proposals

EPIP 2021 invites applications for a limited number of themed sessions on any relevant topic via the submission platform. Proposals for sessions will go through a review process, and papers to be presented at the selected themed sessions will go through the review process as well.

→ Young Scholars Awards

The EPIP Association will award two Young Scholars Awards for the best full papers submitted by PhD students in economics/management and in law. On submission, if eligible, please indicate if you would like your paper to be considered for the award.
More information at The EPIP Association will award two Young Scholars Awards for the best full papers submitted by PhD students in economics/management and in law. On submission, if eligible, please indicate if you would like your paper to be considered for the award. More information at https://epip2021.org/awards

→ EPIP PhD workshop

The EPIP association supports PhD students in the field through reduced registration fees. In addition, as in previous years, a PhD workshop will be held in the morning of 8 September 2021, as part of the EPIP 2020 annual conference, at no extra cost for all registered students.

More information at https://epip2021.org/epip-phd-workshop/

→ Registration

Conference registration will be available at https://epip2021.org/registration in May 2021.
For any question, please contact: committee@epip2021.org