Book Launch Event


— Book Launch Event —
5G and Beyond: Intellectual Property and

Competition Policy in the Internet of Things
(Editors Jonathan Barnett and Seán O’Connor; Cambridge University Press)

Monday, April 15, 2024
Live from Washington, D.C.

Live stream runs from 12:20 – 1:50 PM Eastern
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book cover for 5G and BeyondWe are pleased to announce the publication of 5G and Beyond: Intellectual Property and Competition Policy in the Internet of Things, co-edited by Professor Jonathan Barnett of the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Senior Scholar, Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy, and Professor Seán O’Connor of George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School and Faculty Advisor, Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy. The book comprises a collection of articles by distinguished contributors from academia, government, and industry on innovation, competition, and intellectual property law and policy in the global deployment of 5G wireless technologies in the Internet of Things. Contributors include two former Directors of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, a former Acting Chair and Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, a former Commissioner of the International Trade Commission, and leading scholars and practitioners in law, economics, and business. The book is available in open-access digital format through Cambridge University Press and in digital and hardcover format through Cambridge University Press and other sites.

Speakers

    • Jonathan M. Barnett, Professor of Law & Director of the Media, Entertainment and Technology Law Program,  University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (bio)
    • Seán M. O’ConnorProfessor of Law, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School; Faculty Advisor & Senior Scholar, Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy; Founder & Executive Director, Music Ecosystems Institute (bio)
    • The Hon. Andrei Iancu, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; Former Director, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (bio)
    • The Hon. David J. Kappos, Partner, Corporate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York; Former Director, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (bio)
    • The Hon. F. Scott Kieff, Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor, George Washington University Law School; Former Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission (bio)
    • Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Partner, Antitrust and Competition, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati; Former Acting Chairman and Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission (bio)
    • J. Gregory Sidak, Founder and Chairman, Criterion Economics, Inc. (bio)

Virtual Agenda

    • Opening Remarks by Co-Editors Jonathan Barnett and Seán O’Connor
    • Conversation among Co-Editors and Book Contributors
    • Q&A

Copies of the book are also available for purchase on Amazon.