Exploring 5G, policy and the innovation economy
LeadershIP 2019 took place in the Knight Conference Center of The Newseum in Washington, D.C. on March 26, 2019
The sixth annual LeadershIP conference took place on March 26, 2019 in Washington DC. Over the years, LeadershIP has grown to be a high-quality and recognized convener of thought-leaders who discuss innovation and Intellectual Property policies.
The impact of 5G: Why Innovation Policy Matters
This panel examined 5G as the communications infrastructure of the future and explore what’s motivating the fierce competition in the 5G standards race, including how leadership in 5G technology will affect jobs, growth, and national security.
The IP Policy Landscape: US and The World
Countries around the globe have signaled that developing IP and IP protection is a priority. This panel discussed how the US and other countries are enforcing IP through various policies and legislation and explored lessons to be learned from strong and improving IP systems in, e.g., Europe and China.
Professor Jonathan Barnett
IP and Antitrust: Global Agency Dynamics
This panel reflected upon how the global agency dynamics at the intersection of IP & antitrust have evolved in the last few decades. What are the lessons learned and the way forward for global businesses?
International Antitrust: What rules and whose standards?
Companies that operate globally today are subject to the jurisdiction of more than 130 competition agencies world-wide, as opposed to a handful of agencies just a couple of decades ago. Some of these agencies maintain the goal of preventing practices that harm consumers and the competitive process itself. Other agencies, however, may be guided by different goals and follow a different set of procedural guidelines. This panel discussed the intersection between antitrust and trade as these global trends in antitrust enforcement are developed and implemented.