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Innovation as a Tool for Tackling Global Challenges

03.02.202310:00 - 16:50
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10:00 Registration and Coffee 

10:30 Welcome and Introduction

Stefan Kohler, Attorney-at-law, Vischer; President of LES Switzerland

Peter Ling, Attorney-at-Law, Lenz & Staehelin; Co-Chair of the LESI IUGT Committee 

10:45 Keynote

Lisa Jorgenson, Deputy Director General (Patents & Technology), World Intellectual Property Organization

11:00  Tackling the Challenges of Climate Change and Sustainability by Accelerating Innovation in Agriculture

Filip de Corte, Head Intellectual Property, Syngenta Crop Protection 

11:40 IP challenges in the automotive transformation

Florian Adt, General Counsel/COO, Mercedes-Benz Intellectual Property GmbH & Co. KG 

12:20 Q&A 

12:30 Lunch 

13:45 Move the World with Swiss Innovation

Barbla Plattner, Member of the Executive Team, Head of Talent and Organization Development, Innosuisse – Swiss Innovation Agency 

14:15 LegalTech in 2023 – Is this leading anywhere?

Paula Reichenberg, attorney-at-law registered with the Zurich Bar, Vice-President of the Swiss LegalTech Association, CEO & Founder of Neur.on – AI-powered Translation Software for Legal, Tax & Finance 14:45


15:00 Coffee Break 

15:30 TRIPS, Innovation and COVID-19: The role of licensing in the international debate

Wolf Meier-Ewert, Counsellor – Secretary of the Council for TRIPS, World Trade Organization 

16:00 Intellectual Property as a Tool for Sustainable Development

Jacques de Werra, Professor of Contract Law and Intellectual Property Law at the University of Geneva, Director of the Digial Law Center 

16:30 Q&A 

16:50 End of the Conference

Organisé par

LES Suisse


- Propriété intellectuelle