Speaker

Gerard Owens

Mr. Gerard Owens

Country coordinator, ICT /Patents and Standards
European Patent Office
Germany

Ged coordinates International Cooperation relations with India. He is also responsible for coordinating EPO activities relating to the global patent system and “Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things”, including Artificial Intelligence, and international standards development, liaising also with standards development organisations and the European Commission. 

Ged has been working at the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich for over 30 years. With degrees in Biochemical Engineering, and Human-Computer Interaction, he has worked as a patent examiner, on computer projects including IP5 WG2, with WIPO, and Public Policy Issues.

DAY II, 18TH JANUARY 2019, FRIDAY

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Technical Session VI - Licensing Standard Essential Patents and FRANDS

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DAY III, 19TH JANUARY 2019, SATURDAY

9:30 am to 11:00 am

Plenary Session III - The Fourth Industrial Revolution and its Implication on IP

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