May 21, 2021 - 1:30pm PDT

At present, IP law is beset with a spate of upheavals originating both from within the system as well as from without. Contemporary political, social and economic exigencies are leading to radical changes in the way IP rights are negotiated, litigated and enforced.

At the TILTing 2021 conference, EFF's International Policy Director, Christoph Schmon, will discuss with other distinguished panelists the controversial Article 17 of the EU's Copyright Directive. He will give a perspective on what EU governments should do to safeguard fundamental rights of users.


Chair: Paul Halliday (Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society)

Expert panelists:

  • Julia Reda (Former member of EU Parliament and Head of the Control © Project at GFF)
  • Christoph Schmon (EEF’s International Policy Director)
  • Paul Keller (Co-Founder and Policy Director at Open Future)
  • João Pedro Quintais (Assistant Professor at the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam)
  • Giancarlo Frosio (Associate Professor at the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies, Strasbourg University)