IPR and Sustainability – Online seminar

Dialogue of Experts -seminar series

Event time

29.9.2020 10.00 – 11.30




  • 125,00 € + vat 24%
  • Students free of charge
  • Members of IPR University Center Association can use free seats
Registration closed 25.9.2020


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IPR University Center arranges online seminar series focusing on various IPR matters. The seminar series brings together academics and business by featuring academic experts and top practitioners in the field of IPR. The audience is warmly welcome to engage in the discussion by asking questions to the speakers.

Please check with your own university’s professor if you may collect study credits based on our lecture series.

What’s the role of IPR in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)? How can IP right promote sustainable innovations and practices? What is the role of IP law in the broader policy, including the Green Deal?
The seminar brings together experts from academic, to private practice, to industry, patent experts and IPR policies in a dialogue on the role of IPR and sustainability. The multi-level discussions will shed light over the role and perspective of various actors operating in the IPR area in relation to the IPR scope of protection, IP practices and IP strategies to promote sustainability.

Moderator: Principal Associate Johanna Flythström, Roschier

10.00-10.05 Introduction
Principal Associate Johanna Flythström, Roschier

10.05-10.20  IPR and sustainability
Rosa Ballardini, Associate Professor, University of Lapland
Juha Vesala, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Lapland

10.20-11.15 Panel discussion
Principal Associate Johanna Flythström, Roschier
IPR Director Roberto Castagno, Neste Oyj
CEO Jarkko Tiilikainen, Laine IP
D.Sc (Tech) Jani Päiväsaari, Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Moderators: Vesala and Ballardini

11.15-11.30 Q&A & Wrap-up

Arranging organization

IPR University Center


Additional information

Registrations and cancellations no later than Friday 25th September 2020. After that 100% fee applies.

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