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Sep

18

Wednesday

TRILATTRADE- On UK-EU-Japan relations in Trade, Regulation & IP

9.00am

Conferences

Public

The ESRC-funded TRILATTRADE research project seeks to model the legal framework of the trilateral UK-EU-Japan Trade, Regulation and IP relationship. Trade, regulation and IP constitute three core pillars of international, national and regional economic law and policy frameworks.

Draft Programme

Programme is subject to change.

TimeSession
8:45-9:00Coffee, Welcome and Workshop Aims, Elaine Fahey, City Law School
9:00-10:00

UK-EU-JAPAN Trade and Investment

Chair: David Collins, City Law School

  • Yoshinori Abe, Gakushuin University, WTO Dispute Settlement System
  • Nicolette Butler, Manchester University,  International Investment Arbitration Reform
  • Rikako Watai, Keio University, Foreign Investment and National Security US Japan
  • Makoko Shimada, Keio University, Investor-State Dispute Settlement in EU-Japan FTA
10:00-11:15

JEEPA, BREXIT & INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Chair: Elaine Fahey, City Law School

  • Fredrik Ponjaert, VULB (Brussels), The political economy of EU-Japan relations
  • Minako Morita-Jaeger, UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex, Economic benefits of the EPA
  • Sonali Chowdhry, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Benchmarking the economics benefits of the EU-Japan EPA
  • Shanker Singham, Institute of Economic Affairs, UK Global Trade Issues Post Brexit
11:15-11:30Coffee break
11:30-13:00

UK-EU-Japan Law, Regulation & Regulatory Standards

Chair: Enrico Bonadio, City Law School

  • Fumihiko Azuma, Nagasaki University; Keio Law School, Regulatory cooperation
  • Maiko Meguro, European Commission/ Mission of Japan to EU, tbc
  • Machiko Kanetake, Utrecht University, Data transfers
  • Elaine Fahey & Isabella Mancini, City Law School, The EU as a Global Convergence Actor: from Data to Trade
13:00-14:00Lunch break
14:00-15:45

UK-EU-JAPAN IP

Chair: Jonathan Griffiths, QMUL

  • Kazuhiro Ando, Toyo University – ‘Japanese IP law in the context of the EU and UK
  • Enrico Bonadio –Luke McDonagh, City Law School – ‘Patents, Brands and International Trade – the EU, UK and Japan’
  • Plamen Dinev, City Law School ‘Intellectual Property Aspects of 3D Printing: a Japan/EU/UK comparative analysis’
  • Diana Filatova, City Law School ‘International Arbitration, Trade and IP law’
15:45-16:00Coffee break
16:00-17:00

ROUND TABLE ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS UK & JAPAN COMMERCIAL LAW

Chair: Luke McDonagh, City Law School

  • Naoki Kanehisa, Atsumi & Sakai, London
  • Hiroshi Oda, UCL (invited)
  • Anthony Rogers, City Law School
  • Makoto Shimada, Keio Law School
17:00-17:15Wrap up and next steps:
Followed by dinner for speakers, chairs & discussants

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When and where

9.00am - 6.00pmWednesday 18th September 2019

Innovation Centre City, University of London Whiskin Street London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom