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SpicyIP Events: First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference [Kuala Lumpur; Jan 31-Feb 1, 2019]


Date : January 31, 2018 - February 1, 2018
Nature : Conference
Location : Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact : [email protected]


We’re pleased to announce that the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia, the WIPO Academy, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), Texas A&M University School of Law, and the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva are co-organizing the First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference, which will be held on 31 January – 1 February 2019 at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The deadline for submitting an abstract and placing a request to present is 15 October 2018. For further details, please read below:

First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference

Call for Papers

Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia

31 January – 1 February 2019

The First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference is an initiative created to provide a forum for researchers interested in Asian Law, International Law, and Comparative Law, to present and discuss their papers and works-in-progress with colleagues from Asia, Asia-Pacific, and beyond (including Europe, the Americas, and Africa). Submissions from researchers at all stages of their careers (juniors, seniors, and mid-career), and from a variety of disciplines, including law, economics, social science, the humanities, etc., are encouraged.

The scientific organizers are: Ida Madieha Abdul Ghani Azmi (International Islamic University Malaysia), Irene Calboli (Texas A&M University School of Law & Nanyang Technological University), Sherif Saadallah (WIPO Academy), Antony Taubman (WTO), and Jacques de Werra (University of Geneva).

Submissions 

Researchers interested in presenting at the First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference should submit their request by emailing the following information at the address [email protected]:

  • A title and short abstract of the paper or work-in-progress (500 words or less) submitted to present as a Word or PDF attachment
  • Their academic affiliation, including a short bio (200 words or less) as Word or PDF attachment. They should include a recent picture as part of their bio.

Please indicate “First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference” in the email subject line.

The deadline to submit an abstract and a request to present is 15 October 2018. Late requests will be considered only based on schedule availability. Notifications to accepted applicants will be sent in early November 2018 and no later than 10 November 2018. Accepted applicants will need to confirm their participation to the Conference no later than 30 November 2018.

Workshop on Research and Teaching Methodologies

In addition, the organizers plan to hold a half-day Workshop on Research and Teaching Methodologies during the morning of Saturday, 2 February 2019 (tentatively from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.). The Workshop will also discuss publications, placement in scientific journals, and negotiating book contracts, including open access.

Costs and Limited Financial Assistance

There will be no registration fee or any other costs associated with attending the First IP & Innovation Researchers of Asia Conference and the Workshop on Research and Teaching Methodologies. However, all presenters must cover their own travel-related and accommodation expenses, including travel visas.

The organizers are working to secure funds to partially assist a limited number of researchers from developing countries who cannot otherwise secure financial support to attend the Conference. More details in this respect will be announced in October 2018.

Further Information

The full text of the call for papers can be viewed here, and further information on the conference here.

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