International Laboratory for Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law of the National Research University Higher School of Economics (NRU HSE) announces the contest for participation in the International Summer School on Cyber law (ISSC 2017).
VI International Summer School on Cyberlaw will be held on July 3-7, 2017 in Moscow, Russia.
International Summer School on Cyberlaw is a unique event that brings together young lawyers in the field of IT and IP Law. At the School the participants discuss the most topical issues of intellectual property rights in the digital era, telecommunications law, legal aspects of personal data protection and other. ISSC is a forum for discussing practical and theoretical issues of cyberlaw in countries with different legal traditions and cultures.
Participation in the International Summer School on Cyberlaw is a wonderful opportunity to establish professional relationships and to plunge into the atmosphere of science, master the skills of scientific debate. The event will take place in the center of Moscow, so participants will be able not only to join the scientific community, but also to see the sights of the Russian capital.
The program of the ISSC comprises lectures, workshops, case study, presentations of participants on topical issues. It also includes visits to the leading companies in the field of IT and legal firms specializing in legal regulation of the information environment.
Conditions of participation
We invite young researchers, professors, postgraduate students, graduate students.
To participate in the contest it is necessary to fill in an online application form and attach an independent research project theses on topical issues of IP law in the digital age, IT law, telecommunications law.
Research papers - from 10,000 to 15,000 characters (about 10 pages), language - English, Times New Roman, size 14, spacing 1.5, with footnotes. You are required to specify the subject of the research, goals and objectives, methodology, relevance, novelty and conclusions.
The submitted theses are evaluated by an expert group, which consists of legal scholars and practitioners. 28 participants, whose works will be recognized as the best ones, will be invited to participate in ISSC (accommodation and meals covered). Travel expenses are covered by the participants.
Up to 10 people, whose works were not selected as the best ones, but have been approved by the experts, will be able to attend the School at their own expense.
Applications are accepted till April 30, 2017.
The contest results will be announced by May 20, 2017.