We’re pleased to announce that the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia (ARCIALA), School of Law, Singapore Management University will be co-organising the 5th edition of the annual ‘Asian IP Works-in-Progress Conference’ with School of Law, City University of Hong Kong on January 9-10, 2020. The deadline for submission of paper proposals is October 15, 2019. For further details, please read the announcement below:
5th Asian IP Works-in-Progress Conference [January 9-10, 2020; Hong Kong]
Singapore Management University is pleased to announce that the 5th edition of the “Asian IP Works-In-Progress Conference” will be held at the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong on January 9-10, 2020. The conference is an initiative of the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law (ARCIALA), Singapore Management University, School of Law, headed by Professor Liu Kung-Chung. This conference provides an annual forum for IP scholars across Asian economies, to present their research before their Asian peers. The conference also attracts scholars from the United States and European Union.
The initial proposals for the conference will be reviewed by a committee of 15 leading Asian IP scholars. A total of 60 slots are available for presentations on various themes which will be chaired by leading IP scholars from Asian and non-Asian jurisdictions. In line with its mandate to promote and encourage the study of Asian IP law for the betterment of IP regimes in Asia and beyond, ARCIALA will be covering the travel and accommodation requirements of 25-28 Asian scholars.
ARCIALA will cover these costs by offering a total of 25-28 Asian IP Scholar Awards and Young Asian IP Scholar Awards (for PhD and graduate students). It will offer these awards to 3 IP scholars from Southeast Asia sponsored by the School of Law City University, 3 IP scholars from Japan sponsored by an anonymous sponsor, 4 IP scholars from Taiwan funded by Chen & Lin (Taipei), and 4 IP scholars from China sponsored by Sunshine Legal Foundation (Beijing), and 11-14 scholars (depending on available budget) without geographical restriction, who will be sponsored by ARCIALA. Full coverage of return tickets and accommodation of three nights (excluding visa fees) will be provided for the award winners. Colleagues interested in applying for the awards need to submit an abstract with an outline of 800 words. The selected paper proposals will be uploaded and displayed on the ARCIALA website. The awardees will be selected by the review committee.
The details of the conference including the requirements of the proposal and the contact details can be viewed on the website of ARCIALA over here. The deadline for submission is October 15, 2019.