Geneva IP Summer School Alumni & IP Career Event

Monday June 29, 2020
a special event for the celebration of the 10th anniversary
of our joint WIPO – University of Geneva IP Summer School (IPSS)


Geneva IP Summer School Alumni & IP Career Event

1.00 pm – 3.00 pm

(Swiss time / Central European Summer Time, CEST: UTC+02:00)


1 pm    Welcome & Introduction

Mr. Joe Bradley, Head, Academic Institutions Program, WIPO Academy
Prof. Jacques de Werra, Director, Digital Law Center, University of Geneva

Career paths of 3 IPSS alumni

Ms. Alessia Volpe, Programme Manager, European and International Co-operation, European Patent Office (EPO)
Mr. Luis Chavez Prado, Associate Program Support Officer, Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, WIPO
Ms. Eva Cellina, PhD, Legal Counsel, IP Licensing STMicroelectronics

2 pm    Break

2.15       Panel discussion

IP Job Market and IP Careers: Tips and Opportunities

(chair: Prof. Jacques de Werra)

With our 3 IPSS alumni and with the following additional panelists:

Ms. Olivia Dordhain, Deputy Chief IP Counsel, Richemont Group, Geneva
Mr. Frederic Serra, Attorney-at-law, Partner, HOUSE attorneys, Geneva
Mr. Theo Stamatiadis, Executive Counsel, IP, General Electric Company, Zurich

3 pm (approx.) Closing