International Summer Law School



13th-17th July 2015

(Scientific Coord.Francisco Andrade, João Sérgio Ribeiro, Maria Miguel Carvalho)


Academic Program


9:00H – Welcome addresses by ELSA UMinho/AEDUM

9:30H – Copyright harmonisation and the role of the ECJ (Andreas Wiebe)

10:15H – Discussion

10:30H – Coffee Break

11:00H – Unfair competition (Pablo Fernández Carballo-Calero)

12:00H – Discussion

12:30H – Lunch Break

14:00H –  Electronic File Formats – free to use under Intellectual Property Law (Pedro Venâncio)

15:30 – Discussion



9:00H – Machine’s Intentionality (Francisco Andrade)

10:00H – Discussion

10:30H – Coffee Break

11:00H – The Protection of Data as Such – Indispensable for the Digital Economy? (Andreas Wiebe)

12:00H – Discussion

12:30 H – Lunch Break

14:00H – Trade Marks (Maria Miguel Carvalho)

15:30H – Discussion


Wednesday: Intellectual Property Seminar (organized by EDUM): Intellectual Property and Information Society

9:30H – Native Advertising and Unfair Competition Law (Andreas Wiebe)

10:30H – IP regime of the new Civil Code of Hungary (Zsolt Balogh)

11:30H – Collection versus Database – Evolution or Confusion in European Intellectual Property Law (Pedro Venâncio)

Moderators: Maria Miguel Carvalho/Francisco Andrade



9:00H – Cross-Border Infringement of IP rights (Anabela Gonçalves)

10:00H – Discussion

10:30H – Coffee Break

11:00H – European Regulatory Framework of on-line and Electronic Gambling Games (Zsolt Balogh)

12:00H – Discussion

12:30 – Lunch Break

14:00H – Design Protection and the New Technologies (Miguel Moura e Silva)

15:30H – Discussion



10:00H – Case Law (Daniel Reis)

10:45H – Discussion

11:15H – Coffee Break

11:30H – Contract Drafting

12:30 – Discussion