EW Barker Centre for Law & Business

Year 2017


Date Event
29 November 2017 Innovation and The Firm: A New Synthesis

Speaker: Professor Peter Lee
Chairperson: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairwoman & Director (IP Research Unit) EW Barker Centre for Law & Business NUS Law Singapore)

14 November 2017 The Global Standards Wars: Patents, Antitrust and Competition

Speaker: Professor Jorge Contreras
Chairperson: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairwoman & Director (IP Research Unit) EW Barker Centre for Law & Business NUS Law Singapore)

19-20 September 2017 Design Law Reform Conference

Convenors: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairwoman & Director (IP Research Unit) EW Barker Centre for Law & Business NUS Law Singapore), Professor Graeme Dinwoodie (Director Oxford IP Research Centre University of Oxford Law Faculty United Kingdom) and David Stone (Research Fellow Oxford IP Research Centre United Kingdom)

19 September 2017 Book Launch - International Intellectual Property And The ASEAN Way: Pathways To Interoperability

Speakers: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan & Professor Graeme Austin
Poster | Article | IP Blog | Opening Address

8 September 2017 Book Launch - The Commercial Appropriation of Fame: A Cultural Analysis of the Right of Publicity and Passing Off (By Invitation Only)

Speaker: Associate Professor David Tan (NUS Law)

10 August 2017 The Ex-Ante Regulation Of Information Exchange: A New Look At The Prophylactic Rule

Speakers: Mr Kenneth Khoo, Sheridan Fellow, NUS Law & Mr Jerrold Soh, Final Year Student, NUS
Chairperson: Professor Tan Cheng Han (Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

24-26 July 2017 Workshop on Fintech Law & Regulation: Banking, Securities, Tax, International Trade & Investments

[Closed door event for The Office of The Council of The State of The Kingdom of Thailand]
Convenor: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

13 July 2017 Control Contests and Corporate Governance Reform of Chinese Listed Corporations 中国上市公司控制权争夺与公司治理的完善

Speaker: Professor Zhu Ciyun, (Tsinghua University)
Chairperson: Assistant Professor Lin Lin (NUS Law)

7 July 2017 4th Conference of the EU-Asia Corporate Governance Dialogue Series: Corporate Governance in a Changing Environment

Convenors: Associate Professor Lan Luh Luh (NUS Law) & Professor Gerard Hertig (ETH Zurich)

19 May 2017 Intellectual Property: TRIPS and Regional Trade Agreements - Spaghetti or Lasagne?

Speaker: Mr. Wolf Meier-Ewert (World Trade Organization, Geneva)
Chairperson: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

10 April 2017 The Controversial Bunkers Case: What is a Contract of Sale?

Speaker: Michael BRIDGE (NUS Law)
Chairperson: Professor James Penner (NUS Law)

23 March 2017 Brexit And Private International Law: The Cloud With A Silver Lining

Speaker: Professor Adrian Briggs QC (Hon) (University of Oxford)
Chairperson: Mr. Nandakumar Ponniya (Baker McKenzie)

23 March 2017 Japanese Corporate Governance From The Perspective Of Family Firms

Speaker: Professor Zenichi Shishido (Hitotsubashi University)
Chairperson: Associate Professor Dan Puchniak (NUS Law)

24 February 2017 From Block Lords to Blockchain: A Brief History of Securities Dealers' Organization Strategies

Speaker: Professor David Donald (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Chairperson: Associate Professor Wang Jiangyu (NUS Law)

17 February 2017 The Origins of Originality: The True Story of Walter V Lane

Speaker: Dr. Barbara Lauriat (King's College London)
Chairperson: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

13 February 2017 The Impact of Brexit on IP - Will Unitary Rights Survive?

Speaker: Professor Dr. Annette Kur (Max-Planck-Institute)
Chairperson: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

9 February 2017 Trademarks and Private Governance

Speaker: Professor Graeme Austin (The University of Melbourne)
Chairperson: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

7 February 2017 The Trustee At Common Law

Speaker: Dr. Peter Turner (University of Cambridge)
Chairperson: Professor James Penner (NUS Law)

25 January 2017 Intellectual Property & Trade: A Discussion with His Excellency Mr Gabriel Duque, Ambassador of Colombia to Japan, Former Adjunct Ambassador of Colombia to the WIPO * By Invitation Only *

Convenor: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

10 January 2017 Copyright in the Internet Age - Social Media, Fair Dealing and Consent

Speaker: Professor Melissa June De Zwart (University of Adelaide)
Chairperson: Associate Professor Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (Deputy Chairman, EW Barker Centre for Law & Business)

6-7 January 2017 The CISG as a Model for Harmonisation, Convergence and Law Reform

PI: Professor Gary Bell (NUS Law)



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