Digital disruption – IP in the new era

The board of LES Scandinavia invites you to the 2017 annual conference of LES Scandinavia on 11 and12 September in Copenhagen. The title and theme of the conference is “Digital disruption – IP in the new era”. The conference take place at Nimb Hotel in Copenhagen. The Nimb Hotel is conveniently located just across from the Central station with direct access to the Tivoli Gardens – One of Copenhagen´s cosiest spots.

The Programme will include

  • Insights on disruption management, strategies and business models
    • This topic will be covered by speakers from consultancy firms that excel in disruption strategies, such as Dare Disrupt and McKinsey & Co. – as well as companies that invest in and advance disruption, such as IBMUber and Novo Nordisk
  • Updates on challenges, possibilities and developments within information security and big data
    • This topic will be covered by speakers with unique knowledge of trade secrecy trends and legislation, as well as experts within IT security and tools – and companies that utilize big data in disruptive business strategies, such as GN
  • Discussion and elaboration on the future for classic core IP disciplines in a changing world
    • This topic will be covered by speakers with in-depth knowledge of disruption in the IPR field and companies that aim to disrupt the IP world via new solutions for handling and utilizing data, such as DartsIP
  • A deep-dive into considerations around fundamental rights in the digital era
    • This topic will be covered by experts in commercialization of big data as well as experts in fundamental rights under GDPR, which will include Bech-Bruun law firm and DevoTeam


For more information and registration, please visit the LES Scandinavia website

Abstracts of articles of value published in les Nouvelles will now be republished in the SSRN network. SSRN´s eLibrary provides 739,859 research papers from 342,843 researchers across 30 disciplines and is one of the main libraries used by academics. This is one of the first steps to launch Les Nouvelles as an academic journal of note. In addition the layout of the contents of Les Nouvelles has been brought up to the standard that one would expect from an academic journal.

Authors from Benelux feature in Les Nouvelles such as the article by Patricia Cappuyns and Jozefien Vanherpe that appeared in the March 2017 edition of Les Nouvelles and is now available on SSRN: Cappuyns, Patricia and Vanherpe, Jozefien, Are We There Yet? Recent Obstacles on the Rocky Road to the Unitary Patent (January 30, 2017)