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Intellectual Property and Open Science: Legislation - Practices

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Date(s): 09 July 2020

IPR webinar final

The National Open Access Desks in Greece and Cyprus organise the last webinar of the Summer season. NOADs will be back with new webinars with the start of the academic year 2020-2021, in September.

This month the focus is on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for the academic and research community to learn about latest developments at policy level and how they are applied.

OpenAIRE Webinar: “Intellectual Property and Open Science: Legislation - Practices”

When? Thursday, 9 July 2020

Time? 11.00 am - 12.00 pm EEST

Language of the presentation: Greek

Audience: Researchers, Research Performing Organisations, Research Funding Organisations, Librarians

We are pleased to announce that guest speaker of this webinar is legal expert Prodromos Tsiavos, Legal Adviser of "Athena" Research & Innovation Center.

The purpose of the webinar is to provide a brief overview of policies and the European legislation around IPR as well as to show how these might influence the designing of institutional and national Open Science policies. In this regard, emphasis will be given to Directive 2019/790 on intellectual property in the Digital Single Market, Directive 2019/1024 on Open Data, the European Data Policy, the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence, and the European Commission's proposal for the EOSC Partnership. All of the aforementioned policy and legislative texts will be discussed in the context of broader European Digital Policies. Finally, it will be examined how they can lead to concrete actions for improving and strengthening policies at institutional and national level.

The webinar will be recorded and all related material (slides, recordings, Q&As) will be shared with everyone afterwards.

For any questions you may have, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

      - Ελλάδα   openaire['at']athena-innovation.gr

      - Κύπρος   openaire-cy['at']ucy.ac.cy


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  • Short bio of the speaker:

    Prodromos Tsiavos is a Legal Adviser at Athena Research & Innovation Center and OpenAIRE. He is also the head of the digital policy and development department at Onassis Stegi and a visiting researcher at University College London / Media Institute. He studied Law at the University of Athens and in London and management of information systems at LSE. He holds a PhD in Law and Information Systems from LSE and has done postdoctoral research in technology regulation at the University of Oslo. He has published more than 150 publications and presentations on open technology, data science, policy and strategy for intellectual property and innovation.


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