• 2016 IP STATISTICS FOR DECISION MAKERS CONFERENCE

    15-16 November – Sydney, Australia

     

    Share SHARE THIS EVENT:   

  • REGISTRATIONS OPEN

    Register now to attend the 2016 IP Statistics for Decision Makers Conference in Sydney

    Share SHARE THIS EVENT:   

  • CALL FOR PAPERS AND ABSTRACTS HAS CLOSED

    Submissions are now being evaluated by the 2016 IPSDM Scientific Committee

    Share SHARE THIS EVENT:   

EVENT WILL START IN

ADD TO CALENDAR

REGISTER NOW
Registrations are open!

Hand pressing Register Now on blurred cityscape background

The annual OECD 2016 IP Statistics for Decision Makers conference

This year’s IP Statistics for Decision Makers (IPSDM) conference will be hosted by IP Australia and takes place in Sydney, Australia, 15-16 November 2016.


The IPSDM conference aims to discuss how intellectual property data, statistics and analysis are used and can be used to inform decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, and to identify key information needs and possible shortcomings.
 
The 2016 IPSDM conference will discuss the latest empirical evidence based on IP statistics. 

The conference is organised by the OECD and IP Australia in cooperation with the EPO, Eurostat, JPO, KIPO, NSF, EUIPO, UK-IPO, USPTO & WIPO.

Scientific Committee
We are pleased to announce this year's IPSDM Scientific Committee:

The conference will feature presentations by the members of the 2016 IPSDM Scientific Committee. 

Registrations now open


You can now register online to attend the 2016 IPSDM conference. Early Bird registrations have now closed.
Conference registrations
are $500 (GST exclusive) per person.

The conference fee includes access to all sessions of the conference, lunches, a cocktail dinner reception at the hotel on Tuesday 15 November 2016 and a Sydney Harbour Side cruise on Wednesday 16 November 2016.

Accommodation has been sourced at the conference venue, the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, and can be purchased at the time of registering at $300 per night, by selecting the nights of accommodation you require.

Please feel free to circulate this event among your networks and all those that may be interested in participating in the event.

Getting in touch


For enquiries related to the Scientific Programme of the conference, please contact ipsdm@oecd.org  

For enquiries related to the registration process, organisational and logistic details, please contact: ipsdm2016@theassociationspecialists.com.au

For enquiries related to communication including this website, please email ipsdm2016@ipaustralia.gov.au 


 
Call for papers now closed

Submissions of full papers and abstracts have now closed for the 2016 IPSDM conference to be held in Sydney, Australia.

The conference invited submissions on all empirical research relating to intellectual property.
Submissions were particularly welcome with respect to the following topic areas:
  • IP rights and firm performance
  • The role and value of trade marks
  • Collaboration and IP
  • Geographical Indications and Regional IP policies
  • IP and start-ups
  • IP, trade and global value chains
  • IP and the digital economy. 

Submissions made will now be evaluated by the 2016 IPSDM Scientific Committee. 

Paper submission period has ended

Authors were invited to submit an electronic version of their paper, or an extended abstract of at least three pages.


Submissions will be evaluated by the 2016 IPSDM Scientific Committee.

Deadlines

  • Submissions deadline extended to 3 July 2016 - closed
  • Notification of acceptance 7 August 2016
  • Full papers due by 28 October 2016
  • Presentations due by 6 November 2016


Stay informed


Don’t forget to sign up for our conference email updates for all the latest news and information and follow @IPAustralia and @IPAustralia_OCE and the dedicated hashtag #IPSDM2016 on Twitter. 

 Dr. Francis Gurry

Dr. Francis Gurry

Director General at the World Intellectual Property Organization

Francis Gurry is an Australian lawyer who has served as Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) since October 1, 2008. He holds law degrees from the University of Melbourne, a Ph.D from the University of Cambridge and is an honorary professor of, and holds honorary doctorates from, universities in a wide range of countries. He is the author of a number of publications, one of which has become a standard legal text in the UK and is published by Oxford University Press as Gurry on Breach of Confidence. Francis Gurry speaks English and French.
Patricia Kelly

Patricia Kelly

Director General at IP Australia

I have been Director-General of IP Australia since December 2013. IP Australia administers intellectual property rights in relation to patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeders’ rights. The organisation has approximately 1150 staff, primarily located in Canberra, and an annual budget of around $190 million primarily comprised of fee-based revenue. The agency also provides policy advice on intellectual property issues and undertakes education and awareness activities to promote the IP system.
Ben Mitra-Kahn

Ben Mitra-Kahn

Chief Economist at IP Australia

I am the Chief Economist at IP Australia, where I am building a team to provide evidence-based policy advice on Intellectual Property. IP Australia is responsible for legislation, enforcement, international negotiation and granting of patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeders rights. I have recently joined IP Australia from the UK Intellectual Property Office where I was the economic advisor, covering areas as diverse as the EU patent, patent funds, thickets, backlogs, as well as business performance and IP rights. I also led on economics for the UK’s Hargreaves Review of intellectual property.
Kamil Kiljański

Kamil Kiljański

Chief Economist at the European Commission's Directorate General for Internal Market and Industry.

Kamil Kiljański is the Chief Economist at the European Commission's Directorate General for Internal Market and Industry. His team is tasked with producing economic evidence behind legislative and regulatory changes to EU copyright, patent and trademark regimes. He was a member of the Chief Economist Team at European Commission’s DG Competition (2003-2009). Prior to joining the Commission he worked for three years as a Senior Economist at LECG (an antitrust consultancy, now Compass Lexecon) in its London office. He was also involved in several International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) litigation cases, as well as advised on telecom regulatory matters. He earned his PhD in economics from Warsaw School of Economics (Poland) and received his LLM in EU law degree from King’s College London.

Our speakers

We are currently sourcing an assemblage of the best speakers in the industry to inform and inspire attendees. We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker for the upcoming conference, Dr. Francis Gurry, Director General WIPO. We have confirmed a range of speakers for the conference including Karen Chester and Jonathan Coppel from the Productivity Commission responsible for the Inquiry into Australia’s IP system, Kamil Kiljański Chief Economist European Commission's DG for Internal Market and Industry, Pippa Hall Chief Economist UK IPO, Patricia Kelly Director General IP Australia, Daren Tang Chief Executive Officer IPOS, Johanne Bélisle Chief Executive Officer CIPO and many others. We look forward to announcing more speakers in the lead up to the event. We will keep updating this page as speakers are confirmed, so please watch this space.

Karen Chester

Karen Chester

Deputy Chair and Commissioner at Productivity Commission

Karen Chester is the Deputy Chair and a Commissioner with the Productivity Commission. Prior to her appointment in 2014, Karen was a Partner and Global Head of Infrastructure at Mercer. Before joining Mercer, Karen was a Partner at Access Capital Advisers and the CEO of its predecessor, Access Economics. Before her move to the private sector, Karen held senior economic policy roles in the Commonwealth Treasury and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Karen has a first class honours degree in economics from the University of Queensland and is a graduate of the AICD. Karen has held directorships on several Australian infrastructure company boards. In 2015, the Australian Government appointed Karen to Chair an Expert Panel to undertake a capability review of ASIC.
Jonathan Coppel

Jonathan Coppel

Productivity Commission

Johanne Belisle

Johanne Belisle

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

To be announced

To be announced

Pippa Hall

Pippa Hall

UK Intellectual Property Office

Daren Tang

Daren Tang

Singapore Intellectual Property Office

PROGRAM

  • Sydney, Australia

  • 15-16 November

  • Party after event

  • 11:00

    IP data workshop
  • 14.00

    Introduction to the PATSTAT product line - European Patent Office (EPO)

  • 16.00

    PATSTAT user day  - European Patent Office (EPO)

  • 8.45

    Registration
  • 9.00

    Welcome and opening addresses
  • 9.30

    Session 1
  • 11.00

    Coffee and tea break
  • 11.30

    Session 2
  • 13.00

    Lunch break
  • 14.30

    Panel session
  • 16.00

    Coffee and tea break
  • 16.30

    Session 3
  • 18.00

    Conference cocktail dinner at hotel
  • 8.45

    Session 4
  • 10.30

    Coffee and tea break
  • 11.00

    Panel session
  • 13.30

    Lunch break
  • 15.00

    Session
  • 17.30

    Harbourside cruise

PRESENTED BY

//www.ipsdm2016.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/oecd-text-20cm-w.png

PROUDLY HOSTED BY

//www.ipsdm2016.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/IPAust_stacked-white.png

IN CO-OPERATION WITH THE EPO, Eurostat, JPO, KIPO, NSF, EUIPO, UK-IPO, USPTO & WIPO

REGISTRATION

Registrations are open! You can register and submit an abstract or paper online now.

Hand pressing Register Now on blurred cityscape background

ACCOMMODATION INFO

OUR VENUE

Get Directions

Direction

CONTACT US

General enquiries

If you have any questions about the conference please don’t hesitate to contact us via the form below.

* Required

Media enquiries

Media enquiries regarding the 2016 IPSDM conference are welcome. Please fill in the form below and we will respond promptly.

* Required

FAQ & QUESTIONS

There are some common questions which we’ve listed here. If you still have any questions, please feel free to tweet to us at @IPAustralia_OCE.

What is the IPSDM conference?

The IP Statistics for Decision Makers conference (IPSDM) is a two day conference that will examine how intellectual property data, statistics and analysis are used and can be used to inform decision-makers in both the public and private sectors. It also aims to identify key information needs and possible shortcomings.

This year’s IP Statistics for Decision Makers (IPSDM) conference will be hosted by IP Australia and takes place in Sydney, Australia, 15-16 November 2016.

Who is organising the conference?

The conference is organised by the OECD and IP Australia in cooperation with the EPO, Eurostat, JPO, KIPO, NSF, OHIM, UK-IPO, USPTO & WIPO.

IP Australia is the Australian government agency responsible for administering intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder's rights.

When will the conference be held?

The conference will begin on Tuesday 15 November and conclude on Wednesday 16 November 2016. On the Monday 14 November 2016 there will be an IP data workshop and a PATSTAT introduction and workshop hosted by the European Patent Office (EPO).

Where will the conference be held?

The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney. The address for the venue is 199 George Street, Sydney NSW Australia 2000.  

Please visit the hotel website for more information: www.fourseasons.com/sydney

How much does the conference cost?

Early bird registrations are $400+GST per person until 30 May 2016. From the 1 June 2016 registrations are $500+GST per person.

You can register for the conference via our registration portal.

What is included in the conference registration?

You get access to all sessions of the conference, a cocktail dinner reception at the hotel on Tuesday 15 November, and a harbour side cruise around Sydney on Wednesday 16 November.

What are the themes for the conference?

The OECD IP Statistics task force is currently working on the themes of the conference.

When do call for papers open?

A call for papers will be made in February 2016.

When do conference registrations open?

Registrations will open in March.

How much is the accommodation?

Accommodation is available at the Four Season’s Hotel, Sydney, where the conference is taking place, and is charged at $300 AUD per night, per person.

What do I need to know about Sydney?

Sydney is Australia's largest and most famous city. It's home to beautiful beaches, iconic buildings, historic landmarks, award-winning restaurants, and a vibrant culture. From the breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour to the serene tranquillity of Hyde Park, Sydney has something for everyone.

The weather in November in Sydney is hard to predict, however it tends to be warming up as summer arrives. In November, the average daytime temperature is 20 degrees celsius.

Visit www.sydney.com for inspiration.

Who are the members of the Scientific Committee?

The 2016 scientific committee will consist of the following members:

  • Mark Schankerman, London School of Economics (UK)
  • Beth Webster, University of Swinburne (AU)
  • Reiko Aoki, Hitotsubashi University (JP)
  • Yann Ménière, European Patent Office
  • Ruud Peters, Philips (NL)
  • Rosemarie Ziedonis, Boston University (US)
  • Owen Malone, Treasury Wine Estates, IP Director (AU)
  • Paul Jensen, University of Melbourne (AU). 

Who is speaking at the conference?

We are currently sourcing an assemblage of the best speakers in the industry to inform and inspire attendees, and I’m pleased to announce our keynote speaker for the upcoming conference, Dr. Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

We look forward to announcing new speakers in the lead up the conference, please watch this space.