REDA 2019 : Draft Program
1st day 21/11/2019 – University of Cyprus
9.00-9.30 Welcome Speeches
Professor Irini Anna Diakidou, Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, University of Cyprus
Mr Spyros Kokkinos, Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver, Republic of Cyprus
Mrs Eleni Papacharalambous, Partner, Koushos Korfiotis Papacharalambous LLC
1st panel: Digital single market copyright: The DSM Copyright Directive and beyond
Chair: Mrs Eleni Papacharalambous, Partner, Koushos Korfiotis Papacharalambous LLC
9.30-9.45 Article 17 of the DSM Copyright Directive
Mr. Victor Castra Rosa, Lawyer, Senior Partner at Castro Rosa & Associados Sociedade de Advogados, RL, Head of Studies and External Relations Dpt.at Gedipe (Portuguese Audiovisual Producers' Association).
9.45 -10.00 New European Copyright Contract Law in the DSM Copyright Directive
Dr. Yannos Paramythiotis, Lawyer, Athens Bar Association, Postdoctoral Researcher, Democritus University of Thrace, Faculty of Law.
10.00 -10.15 Is geoblocking circumventing the development of European copyright law?
Dr. Tatiani-Eleni Synodinou, Associate Professor, Department of Law, University of Cyprus.
2nd panel: New challenges and perspectives for copyright law
Chair: Mr. Achilleas Demetriades, Partner, Lellos P. Demetriades Law Office LLC
10.30 -10.45 IP awareness and support for SMEs and data driven innovation strategies
Mr. Serge Quazzotti, Director, Institut de la propriété intellectuelle de Luxembourg (IPIL).
10.45-11.00 The notion of a “new public” under European copyright law as a potential tool for regulating privacy in public in the European Union
Mrs Annelies Vandendriessche, Doctoral researcher, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg.
11.00-11.15 How fundamental rights shape EU Copyright Law: An empirical analysis
Dr. Bernd Justin Jütte, Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, Dr. João P. Quintais, Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR).
11.15-11.30 Copyright law and algorithmic creativity: Monopolizing inspiration?
Dr. Theodoros Chiou, Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Law, University of Athens - Lawyer, Athens Bar Association.
11.30 -11.45 Discussion
11.45 -12.15 Coffee break
3rd panel: Emerging issues in digital law – Part I
Chair: Mrs Theano Christodoulou Mavromoustaki, Senior Legal Counsel at Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus
12.15-12.30 The new Audiovisual Media Services Directive – opening the door for more extensive regulation of the Internet by the EU?
Dr. Mark David Cole, Professor for Media and Telecommunication Law, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg and Director for Academic Affairs, Institute of European Media Law (EMR), Saarbrücken.
12.30-12.45 Is there a place for Shevill in the world of Internet 2.0 ?
Dr. Nikitas Hatzimihail, Associate Professor, Department of Law, University of Cyprus.
12.45-13.00 The duties and responsibilities of an Internet news portal as regards online comments posted by users in the ECHR case law
Dr. Costas Paraskevas, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Cyprus.
13.00-13.15 The Global Reach of EU Law in the Digital Era
Dr. Ioanna Hadjiyianni, Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Cyprus.
13.30 -14.30 Lunch
4th panel: Emerging issues in digital law – Part II
Chair: Professor Andreas Kapardis, Emeritus Professor, Department of Law, University of Cyprus
14.30-14.45 Towards international principles of artificial intelligence?
Dr. Cristina Vanberghen, Professor, Director Center Bigwood on the consumer protection,
Director MEUS (Master European Studies), Institut d’Etudes Européennes, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
14.45 – 15.00 Third-party liability of automated vehicles manufacturers for over-the-air software updates under EU and national law.
Dr. Michalis Chatzipanagiotis, Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Cyprus.
15.00-15.15 Consumers and Digital Currencies-A new way of payments through the blockchain
Dr. Anna Plevri, Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Nicosia.
15.15-15.30 Two-sided markets and online platforms: legal issues in the US and the EU
Dr. Charis Stamelos, Instructor, School of Law, European University Cyprus.
15.30 – 15.45 Discussion
15.45 - 16.00 Coffee break
5th panel: Fighting cyber criminality: European and national approaches
Chair: Judge Elena Efrem, President of the Limassol District Court
16.00 – 16.15 Cyber criminality and mobile devices
Dr. Philippe Jougleux, Associate Professor, School of Law, European University Cyprus.
16.15 – 16.30 Abuses against information systems and transparency
Dr. Vagia Polyzoidou, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Nicosia.
16.30 – 16.45 Criminal Law Responses to ‘Revenge Porn’ in Cyprus and England: Identification of the Problem and the Need for Legislative Regulation and Prevention
Mr. Nikos Zeniou, LLM in Criminal Law & Criminal Justice, The University of Edinburgh.
16.45 – 17.00 Discussion
- End of the first day of the Conference -
2nd day 22/11/2019 – European University Cyprus
9.00-9.30 Welcome Speeches
Professor Loizos Symeou, Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, European University Cyprus
Mrs Irene Loizidou, Commissioner for Personal Data Protection Cyprus
Dr Konstantinos Tsimaras, Dean of the School of Law of European University Cyprus, Associate Professor of Public Law
1st panel: Privacy and information self-determination in the digital age
Chair: Mr Evripides Hadjinestoros, Partner Lawyer, D. Hadjinestoros & Co LLC
9.30-9.45 Unboxing the Black Box: Algorithmic transparency and/or a right to functional explainability ?
Dr. Lilian Mitrou, Professor, Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, University of the Aegean and Apostolos Vorras, PhD candidate, Head of Data Protection & Privacy at Deloitte Legal Greece
9.45-10.00: Data Retention in Cyprus and the EU: any news five years after Digital Rights Ireland?
Dr. Christiana Markou, Assistant Professor, School of Law, European University Cyprus.
10.00-10.15 Viewing Mediation under the GDPR lens
Dr. Komninos G. Komnios, Assistant Professor, International Hellenic University
10.15-10.30 Online targeted advertising in light of the GDPR, the upcoming ePrivacy Regulation and Directive 2005/29 on unfair commercial practices
Dr. Eleni Tzoulia, adjunct lecturer for commercial law (AUTH), post-doctoral researcher on commercial law (HOU), Attorney at Law, Athens Bar Association.
10.30 – 10.45 Is your organisation’s Legitimate Interest under GDPR really legitimate?
Mr. Anastasios Kareklas, Advocate - DPO, Koushos Korfiotis Papacharalambous LLC.
10.45 – 11.00 Discussion
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
2nd panel: Business and Consumer Law evolutions in the digital age
Chair: Mr Yiannos Georgiades, Managing and Founding Partner, Georgiades and Associates LLC
11.30 – 11.45 3d printing is great: Legal aspects of 3D printing
Professor Geraint Howells, School of Law, University of Manchester.
11.45 – 12.00 The Protection of Users of Mobile Applications
Dr. Ioannis Iglezakis, Professor, School of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
12.00-12.15 The problematic notion of "online intermediation services" found in the new EU Platform Regulation: A gap or trap?
Dr. Thalia Prastitou Merdi, Lecturer, School of Law, European University Cyprus.
3rd panel: Regulation and enforcement in a globalized world:
the way to move forward
Chair: Professor Achilleas Emilianides, Dean of the School of Law of the University of Nicosia, Professor of Law
12.30-12.45 Microtransactions, Loot Boxes, and the Casino Economy of Video Games
12.45-13.00 The nature of rights upon digital currencies
Dr. Evripides Rizos, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
13.00-13.15 Cybersecurity and IoT: Aspects to consider while regulating
Dr. Yianna Danidou, Lecturer, School of Sciences, European University Cyprus.
13.15-13.30 A European-wide search order
Dr. Nicolas Kyriakides, Partner, Harris Kyriakides LLC - Adjunct Faculty, School of Law, University of Nicosia.
13.30 – 13.45 Discussion
13.45 - 14.45 Lunch break
4th panel: New perspectives for new challenges / PhD Candidate Forum
Chair: Dr. Bernd Justin Jütte, Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham.
14.45-15.00 Reforming the EU framework of copyright exceptions: Towards a CJEU-made fair use test
Mr. Tito Rendas, Lecturer and PhD Candidate, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon).
15.00-15.15 Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market and Freedom of Expression: EU’s Online Dilemma
Mrs Sevra Guzel, Attorney at Law, PhD Candidate University of Hertfordshire.
15.15-15.30 Copyright protection of conceptual art – The functional transformation of copyright law since the dematerialization of art
Mrs. Ines Duhanic, Attorney at Law, PhD Candidate, University Freie Universität Berlin.
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 - 16.15 Does the current UK copyright framework promote user creativity in the realm of music “prosumption”?
Mr. Giorgos Demetris Vrakas, PhD Candidate, University of Edinburgh.
16.15-16.30 May the (European) Personal Data Protection Law Be With Them
Mrs. Sarah Markiewicz, Attorney at Law, PhD Candidate, Caen Normandy University.
16.30-16.45 Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook Ireland. The preliminary ruling that can change the online operator' s liability
Mrs. Stella Mala, Attorney at Law, PhD Candidate, European University Cyprus.
- End of the Conference -