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Redesigning Intellectual Property Protection in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

January 26, 2022 | 10am – 1:10pm (Hong Kong Time)

January 25, 2022 | 9pm – 12:10am (US Eastern Standard Time)

This symposium will be conducted via Zoom.

Panel 1: AI and Patent Protection (10am – 11:30am, HKT / 9pm – 10:30pm, EST)

Moderator & Commentator: Ruth Okediji, Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School


Artificial Inventors

Ryan Abbott, Professor of Law and Health Sciences, University of Surrey School of Law

AI and IP: Putting the Doctrinal Cart before the Empirical Horse

Daniel Gervais, Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law, Vanderbilt University Law School

Algorithmic Bias in the Coming Patent System

Dan Burk, Distinguished and Chancellor’s Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Artificial Intelligence Inventions

Haochen Sun, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

Panel 2: AI and Copyright Protection (11:40am – 1:10pm, HKT / 10:40pm – 12:10am, EST)

Moderator & Commentator: Mark McKenna, Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law


AI Copyrights: No Longer a Toy Problem

Pamela Samuelson, Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Information, UC Berkeley School of Law

Fair Learning

Mark Lemley, William H. Neukom Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

A New Sui Generis Right

Haochen Sun, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law

The AI-Copyright Challenge: Tech-Neutrality, Authorship, and the Public Interest

Carys Craig, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School

Please register as soon as possible at

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Grace Chan at / (+852) 3917 4727.

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