Event: Intellectual Property Rights: Measuring Global Protection and Quantifying Economic Loss

January 14, 2022 | Virtual Event | 9 am – 4 pm

The Sunwater Institute and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology hosted an event to address pressing issues regarding the protection of intellectual property rights.


9:00am-9:30am Welcome

Matthew Chervenak, Sunwater Institute
Mark Cohen, BCLT / Berkeley Law

9:30am-10:45am Session 1: IPR protection measurements: What has been done; what still needs to be done?


Tony Chen, Jones Day
Jean-Frederic Morin, Laval University
Nikolas Papageorgiadis, University of Liverpool
Walter Park, American University
Dan Prud’homme, Duke University
Meir Pugatch, Maastricht University
Mark Schultz, Akron School of Law


Ani Harutyunyan, Sunwater Institute

11:00am-12:15pm Session 2: Global IP infringement: Quantifying the loss to the US economy.


Piotr Stryszowski, OECD
Jeffrey Hardy, Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade
Andrea Andrenelli, OECD
Stephen Ezell, ITIF
Robert Gmeiner, Sunwater Institute


Matthew Chervenak, Sunwater Institute

12:15pm-1:30pm Luncheon Discussion


Robert Merges, BCLT, Berkeley Law
Chief Judge Paul R. Michel (ret.)


Su Li, Berkeley Law

1:30pm-2:45pm Session 3: Data-driven international trade policy. 


Congressman Charles Boustany, NBR
David Kappos, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, former USPTO Director
Marco Aleman, WIPO
Keith Maskus, University of Colorado
Adela Hurtado, Peking University


Mark Cohen, BCLT /  Berkeley Law

2:45pm-3:00pm Concluding Remarks

3:00pm-4:00pm After Hours Q&A

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