Thursday, June 16th, 2022 – 10.00 am – 12.30 am on Zoom, the experts Enzo Bacciardi, Gianluca Statti e Maria Vittoria Primiceri will lecture in the module “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION IN THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR” as part of the Training Project “INNOVATING THE AGRI-FOOD INDUSTRY”, organised by Camera di Commercio della Romagna and Bacciardi Partners, together with the scientific contribution of the Digital Innovation Observatories of Politecnico di Milano.
Italian agri-food products play an absolute leading role in international trade, but are highly subject to counterfeiting by foreign competitors.
The webinar will outline a general framework of intellectual and industrial property, and then delve into the protection of patents in the agri-food sector, with the aim of highlighting the competitive advantage that derives from the protection and use of knowledge and information suitable for creating innovation and increasing competitiveness.
During the webinar the speakers will talk about:
- Trademarks, Patents for Invention and Utility Model, Know-How and Trade Secrets;
- Distinctive signs of collective use: collective trademarks and certification marks, with special reference to DOP/IGP protected geographical signs;
- International conventions applicable to the agri-food sector, to which Italy adheres;
- Patents for Invention and for Plant Varieties.
The speakers are professionals with a long and consolidated experience in international trade law, international corporate and industrial law, international taxation, customs and transport law, corporate finance.
The speech will be in Italian.