Speaker in Panel Session III – Copyright/Trademark – An indication of developments in GIs
Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 16.00 to 17.30
Graduated in law from the University of Parma in 1993 and licensed lawyer since 1996, he specialized in international contracts and EU law. In 1998 becomes office manager for legal affairs and supervision of the Consorzio Prosciutto di Parma; in 2011 he was appointed Deputy Director. He takes on the protection of intellectual property rights, with reference to trademarks and Geographical Indications. This work shows in numerous interventions, lectures and collaborations with universities and institutions. Co-author of “Protecting Geographical Indications in Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India and China). A practical manual for producers groups”- oriGIn 2012. Member of the Committee for Protection and Independence of Istituto Parma Qualità, deals with control systems and certification of PDO and PGI. From 2013 he is General Manager of the Consorzio Tutela Aceto Balsamico di Modena; since 2015 he is on the Board of AICIG (Italian Association of Consortia for Geographical Indications).