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  • Disputes for Tea | Energy

    Disputes for Tea | Energy

    Hosted by Gerold Zeiler and Lisa Beisteiner.

    Thursday, 12 May 2022
    16:00 CET / 10:00 EST

  • IPDC2022


    To foster the exchange necessary for rethinking what the legal landscape could look like in a world dominated by automated, data-driven discovery, we brought together international legal experts and experts from science and technology. At the conference, the teams and individual speakers will present their approaches to topics including patent law and blackbox algorithms, protectability of AI generated inventions, access to and protection of datasets, algorithmic bias and more. Join the conference for introductions and updates on legal developments in a data-driven economy fueled by artificial intelligence and machine learning.

    Speakers include Ryan Abbott (University of Surrey and UCLA, DABUS project), Dr. Ulrike Till (WIPO), Philipp Homar (University of Linz), Jacques de Werra (University of Geneva), Alexandra Ebert and Paul Tiwald (MOSTLY AI), Żaneta Zemła – Pacud (Polish Academy of Sciences), Fabian Stanke (SONN Patentanwälte), Andreas Tinhofer (ZFZ), Matteo Aldeghi (MIT), Christoph Langer (IMBA), Melina Peer (ZFZ). The conference will be moderated by Alexander Zojer (ZFZ) and Lukas Hutter (biotop).

    This is an in-person event. Attendance is free of charge, but seating will be limited – for a guaranteed place at the conference, please make sure to register here.

  • Disputes for Breakfast | Employment

    Disputes for Breakfast | Employment

    Update Arbeitsrecht | Aktuelle Rechtsprechung und gesetzliche Neuerungen
    With Hans Georg Laimer, Andreas Tinhofer and Lukas Wieser.

    Thursday, 5 May 2022
    09:00 Central European Time

  • Disputes for Tea | Intellectual Property

    Disputes for Tea | Intellectual Property

    “The Human Factor – Creation, Ownership and Infringement of IP Rights in the Age of AI”
    With Alexander Zojer and Lukas Hutter.

    Monday, 25 April 2022
    15:00 CET / 09:00 EST

  • Disputes for Breakfast | Commodities & Trade

    Disputes for Breakfast | Commodities & Trade

    The war in Ukraine will have a significant impact on international commodities trade. We will focus on several likely scenarios commodity traders may face as a consequence of this war, including: Price fluctuations | Failure to make delivery | Failure to make payment.

    Speakers: Joseph Gosden (London), Alfred Siwy (Vienna), Philip Vagin (London, New York)

    Tuesday, 29 March 2022
    08:30 GMT | 09:30 CET

  • Disputes for Breakfast | Dispute Resolution

    Disputes for Breakfast | Dispute Resolution

    “Dispute Resolution in Austria” Study Discussion
    With Prof. Christian Koller and Lisa Beisteiner.

    Please find the full study in English here and in German here.

    Thursday, 10 March 2022, 14:00 CET