On the 26 October 2017, the EUIPO brought together around 80 people to interact and discuss the implication of Blockchain technology on the world of intellectual property. Participants includes Blockchain experts, national IP offices, right holder representatives and representatives from civil society. The conference convered the basic concepts of the technology, the many aspects of interaction between the technology and intellectual property, 3 practical use cases and a look into the future.
António Campinos, Executive Director, EUIPO
Siân Jones, EDCAB
Marc Kaufman, Chamber of Digital Commerce
Stefan Weber, modum.io
Cédric Cobban, Peertracks
Jarek Jakubcek, Europol and Camilla Frost, Chainalysis
Alexandra Poch, EUIPO