Speaker in Panel Session X – Copyright/Trademark – Unwrapping the European Trademark Reform Package
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 09.00 to 10.30
Education: Turin University (J.D., 1974), Yale Law School (LLM 1976)
Professor of Intellectual Property at the Turin University Law School
Partner of Tosetto, Weigmann e Associati.
Activities: Co-director of the Nexa center for Internet and Society at the Torino Politechnic (http://nexa.polito.it/). He served as a member of the EU High Level Group on Digital and was several times called as an expert witness by the European and Italian Parliaments on the subject of patents in biotechnology, on the Italian Industrial Property Code and now on the Eu Copyright Code. He has extensively given conferences abroad, including in Cleveland, Brisbane and Shanghai. His publications include the Trattato dei marchi. Diritto europeo e nazionale, Voll. 1-2, Giappichelli, Torino, 2016 and Trademarks and Human Rights, in P. Torremans (ed.), Intellectual Property Law and Human Rights, Wolters Kluwer, 2015, 453-490, among the newest, and Begrenzung des Warenzeichenrechts im Gemeinsamen Markt, in AWD BB/RIW, 1975, 158 ff., among the oldest.