Open-ended interviews

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Francis Ahner
President, Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)

Professor Jorge Amigo Castañeda
Director General of the Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property

Hisamitsu Arai
Former Secretary General, Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters, Cabinet Secretariat, Japan

Professor Michael Blakeney
Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Director Queen Mary Intellectual Property Institute, London

Hugh Brett
Editor European Intellectual Property Review; Andrew Brown, journalist for the Guardian


Professor Ruth Chadwick
Professor of Bioethics, Director of ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen)

Alain Claeys
Assemblée Nationale; Deputy of OPECST (Office Parlementaire d‘Evaluation des Choix Scientifiques et Technologiques) and
Jean-Pierre Gousseau
Administrator of OPECST (Office Parlementaire d‘Evaluation des Choix Scientifiques et Technologiques)


Professor Jean-Pierre Contzen
Chairman, Institute of Advanced Studies of the United Nations University, Special Adviser to the Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Portugal, and formerly Director General of the Joint Research Centre, European Commission

Professor Carlos Correa
Director, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies on Industrial Property and Economics Law, University of Buenos Aires

Professor Jorge Alberto Costa e Silva
Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the International Center for Mental Health Policy and Research at New York University

Professor Paul A. David
Oxford University and Stanford University

Professor Jean-Jacques Duby
President, Observatoire des Sciences et des Techniques, previously Director General of Supélec (Ecole Supérieure d‘Electricité)

Jon W. Dudas
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Luis-Alfonso Durán
Reporter General, AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)

Professor Jens Erik Fenstad
Chairman, World Commission on Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (COMEST)

Hervé Gallaire
Former President, Xerox Innovation Group, and former Chief Technology Officer; Member of Academy of Technologies

Nicholas P. Godici
Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, Former Commissioner of Patents, USPTO

Dr Bert Gordijn
Department of Ethics, Philosophy and Medicine, University of Nijmegen

Dr Loucas Gourtsoyannis
Director NORMAPME (European Office of Crafts, Trades and SMEs), Brussels and
Freek Posthumus
eBusiness Manager, NORMAPME (European Office of Crafts, Trades and SMEs), Brussels

Professor François Gros
Honorary Permanent Secretary of the Académie des Sciences, Emeritus Professor at Collège de France, Paris

Dr Roland Grossenbacher
Chairman of the EPO Administrative Council, Director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

Örjan Grundén
Patent barrister; President, Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)

Dominique Guellec
Head of Intellectual Property Rights unit at OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), Paris; previously Chief Economist, European Patent Office

Dr Francis Gurry
Deputy Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Walter Holzer
Patent attorney; formerly President, epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO)


Brad Huther
President and CEO, International Intellectual Property Institute, Washington D.C

Dr Masao Ito
Special Advisor RIKEN Brain, Science Institute, Japan

Dr Roberto Jaguaribe
President, Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)

Michael Kirk
Executive Director, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Professor Peter Lachmann
Professor of Immunology, University of Cambridge, former President, UK Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Jean-Yves Le Déaut
Member of Parliament, Socialist Party, Assemblée Nationale

Professor Joel Lexchin
School of Health Policy and Management, York University, Canada


James Love
Executive Director, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

Dr Ramesh Mashelkar
Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India

Dr Stephen A. Merrill
Executive Director, Science, Technology and Economic Policy, National Academies, USA

Professor Eben Moglen
Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; Founding Director, Software Freedom Law Center

Hon. Gerald J. Mossinghoff
Senior Counsel, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., father of the Trilateral

Dr Farag Moussa
Honorary President, International Federation of Inventors‘ Associations (IFIA)

Dr Tom Murray
President The Hastings Center; Former Commissioner, National Bioethics Advisory Commission

Sisule F. Musungu
Coordinator Innovation and Access to Knowledge Programme, South Centre, Geneva

Anthioumane N‘Diaye
Director General, Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle (OAPI)

Hiroshi Ogawa
Ex-Commissioner, Japan Patent Office

Yoichi Omori
Executive Director of the Institute of Intellectual Property (IIP), Japan

Shinjiro Ono
Deputy Commissioner, Japan Patent Office

Professor U.R. Rao
Former Chairman of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), Rector of Bangalore University, India

Professor Yves Reboul
Director, Centre d‘Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Industrielle (CEIPI), Strasbourg

Professor Michel Santi
Strategy and Business Policy Department, HEC, France


Vandana Shiva
Director, Research Foundation for Science, Technology & Ecology, India

Dr Jan Staman
Director Rathenau Institute, Netherlands

Thierry Stoll
Deputy DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission and
Jacqueline Minor
Director in charge of Knowledge-based Economy, European Commission

Professor Joseph Straus
Director, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich

Thierry Sueur
Vice President, Intellectual Property Department, Air Liquide, and member of UNICE and
Jacques Combeau
Intellectual Property Department, Air Liquide

Professor Henk ten Have
Director of the Division of Ethics of Science and Technology, UNESCO and
Professor Judit Sándor
Director of the Centre for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) at the Central European University (CEU), Budapest, former Chief of the Bioethics Section at UNESCO

Dr Christoph Then
Patent expert, Greenpeace International

Dr Sandy Thomas
Director, Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Dr Johannes B. van Benthem
Founding father, EPO

Dr P.V. Venugopal
Director of International Operations for Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), Geneva

Professor Coenraad Visser
Head of Department of Mercantile Law, University of South Africa, Pretoria

Professor E. Sylvester Vizi
President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), Budapest, previously Chair of the World Science Forum

Kazuo Wakasugi
Chairman, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd., formerly Commissioner, JPO

Professor Wang Jingchuan
Former Commissioner, State Intellectual Property Office of the People‘s Republic of China

Joff Wild
Editor IAM Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Toyomaro Yoshida
Director General, AIPPI, Japan

Professor Zheng Chengsi
Director, Intellectual Property Centre, Academy of Social Sciences, China and
Professor Mingde Li
Intellectual Property Centre, China, Academy of Social Sciences

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