From open access to open science – The interface between IP, academia and the market – Conference Recap

From Open Access to Open Science 2022!

The conference (live and streamed) organized by Stockholm IP Law Review was a great opportunity to present and debate numerous concurring aspects related to Open Access publications and Open Science, everything from contract law to human rights and labor law to intellectual property rights! Sofie Wennström, Managing Editor at the Stockholm University Library, discussed the work of the Stockholm University library as well as of the Stockholm University Press on Open access issues, while Prof. Helle Porsdam focused on the human right to science. Prof. Jens Schovsbo presented copyright-related challenges while Prof. Petra Hertzfeld-Olsson discussed labor-law related issues. LenaKim Kyoung Svenungsson Arctaedius, legal counsel at the Office of the President of Stockholm University,  presented Stockholm University policies and contract-based experiences in the field. This first part of the conference was concluded with a panel discussion, with the participation of the speakers as well as of David Kinell, Head of Author Management at Norstedts Juridik, who brought in the very interesting perspective of publishers.

The conference closed with a very interesting presentation of alternative ways of spreading research results and publishing, from Patrick Joyce, researcher, and Yashar Mansoori, post-doc at Chalmers,  who presented among other things the ResearchHub.