Recenti orientamenti della giurisprudenza in materia di Proprietà Intellettuale

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Data da definirsi

A causa della contingente situazione sanitaria legata alla diffusione del Covid-19, il convegno “Recenti orientamenti della giurisprudenza in materia di Proprietà Intellettuale” inizialmente programmato per giovedì 19 marzo 2020 è stato posticipato a data da definirsi.


Realizzato da LES Italia in collaborazione con il Dipartimento di diritto privato e storia del diritto dell’Università degli Studi di Milano, l’incontro si articola in un dibattito tra giudici, avvocati e consulenti su alcuni temi, emersi dalla recente giurisprudenza, relativi a marchi, brevetti, design, segreti commerciali, diritti d’autore e processo industrialistico.

Prendono parte al dibattito:

  • Liliana Guzzo, Presidente Sezione Specializzata in  materia di Impresa – Tribunale di Venezia
  • Silvia Vitrò, Presidente Sezione Specializzata in materia di Impresa – Tribunale di Torino
  • Vittorio Carlomagno, Giudice Sezione Specializzata in materia di Impresa – Tribunale di Roma
  • Maria Cristina Scarzella, Giudice Sezione Specializzata in materia di Impresa – Tribunale di Genova
  • Maria Tuccillo, Giudice Sezione Specializzata in materia di Impresa – Tribunale di Napoli
  • Alima Zana, Giudice Sezione Specializzata in materia di Impresa – Tribunale di Milano

La partecipazione al convegno è gratuita per gli associati a LES Italia previa registrazione, mentre la normale quota di iscrizione è pari a Euro 180 (IVA inclusa).


Per informazioni ed adesioni potete scrivere a oppure telefonare al n° 328-2753929 (lun-ven dalle h. 9.00 alle h. 13.00).


LES International Annual Conference 2020


Berlin (Germany), 16/20 May 2020

Licensing specialists from a diverse, global community of practitioners from companies, law firms and institutions involved in licensing IP come together for cutting edge sessions and networking events at our incredible conference venue, the historic postal train station in the center of Berlin: Station Berlin.

Increase your knowledge about novel trends and insights in the licensing community together with us at the LESI Annual Conference 2020.

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LESANZ 2020 Conference

Reinvention: Fresh Approaches and new beginnings

Christchurch (New Zealand), 15/17 April 2020

The LESANZ 2020 annual conference will be held in the recently restored Christchurch Town Hall. The venue sustained significant damage from the 2011 earthquakes and has recently reopened.

Inspired by the rebuilding of Christchurch, in 2020 the conference will be exploring:

Reinvention – how businesses are transforming what they do
Fresh approaches – new business models, new relationships, new ways of doing things
New beginnings – impact of new technologies and the how to become a unicorn

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Topic Meeting Use of (non) personal data in a digital world

Brussels (Belgium), 26 marzo 2020

Download the program (pdf)


This Topic Meeting on trends in Tech Transfer will be held on 26 March 2020 from 9.30 a.m. till 4.30 p.m. in Brussels, Belgium.

  • Recent developments and legislative initiatives will be discussed by a representative of the EU Commission.
  • Marcin Serafin, partner of Maruta LLP in Warsaw will speak on “Mixing of personal and non-personal data and possible implications on the security organizational and technical measures on databases covering both and mixed types of data in a cloud and traditional environment”.
  • Charlotte Ducuing, doctoral researcher at CITIP of KUleuven, asks “Should there be a ‘data law’?” (and other initiatives to create horizontal ‘data rights’, see for instance the on-going project of ALI-ELI on ‘Principles for the Data Economy’)”
  • Alain Strowel, Professor at the Université Catholique de Louvain will present on the “Use of data and AI: impact of copyright and other legislations (liability)”.
  • “Views on the Commission’s Data Strategy and AI White Paper” will be discussed by Cornelia Kutterer, Senior Director, EU Government Affairs, AI & Privacy and Digital Policies of Microsoft in Brussels.
  • Frank Guiader, Head of Innovation & Fintech at Gide avocats in Paris will give a presentation on the “Regulation facing the 4th industrial revolution : data, clusters and advanced technologies”
  • “Recent developments in India and the impact on intermediaries” will be shown by Arun Prabhu, Partner at Cyril Amarchand in Bangalore.

Please click here for the full program


NH Brussels EU Berlaymont, Boulevard Charlemagne 11-19, B-1000 Brussels


The fee for this meeting will be € 120,00 for LES Benelux members and € 180,00 for non-members. For LES members 40 years of age or below there is a discount of € 20,00 under the condition of completing your date of birth at the online registration form. Payment can take place by bank transfer. Your registration will be confirmed with an invoice for the registration fee. The fee includes meeting materials, buffet lunch, coffee and tea in the break and drinks after the meeting.

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Licensing for Success in Changing Global Market

San Paulo (Brazil), 19-20 March 2020

LES Brazil and the LESI Americas committee has put together a conference in San Paulo, Brazil, March 19-20 focused on  “Licensing for Success in Changing Global Market.”

If your firm is interested in sponsoring the event, there are low cost sponsorship opportunities, for an LESI event that has not been held in this part of the world in some years and represents an excellent membership building opportunity.

The conference has also an impressive list of international speakers which promises to showcase the diversity and depth of LESI.

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2020 LESI Winter Planning Meeting – Part II


Padova (Italy), 21/23 February 2020

On invitation only

On behalf of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), we are delighted to inform that the 2020 LESI Winter Planning Meeting (WPM) will take place on 21st-23rd February 2020 in Padua, Italy.

As per tradition, the WPM is by invitation of the President-Elect, Audrey Yap.

Event details

  • Friday, 21st February 2020

There will be a day-long seminar organized by University of Padova in collaboration with UniSMART and LES International.

The program will include international speakers addressing current tech transfer and IP licensing issues including protection of trade secrets, emerging trends in AI, Autonomous Vehicles, Cryptocurrency and among other topics of interest to a combined Industry/University audience.  The afternoon session will feature speakers from local Italian businesses.

For additional information LINK

At 6:30pm, a combined cocktail reception UNISMART & LESI is planned.

At 8:00pm, LESI will organize a wonderful dinner at Ristorante Belle Parti (optional but encouraged – $67pp).

  • Saturday 22nd February 2020

Full-day Winter Planning Meeting with special guest speakers from Academia, Industry and IP Offices.

The day will culminate in drinks and dinner at Café Pedrocchi.

  • Sunday 23rd February 2020

For those interested, there will be opportunities to have a Padua City Tour on Sunday morning and attend Opera in Venice at the Teatro Fenice’s on Sunday evening.

The venue for the Friday and Saturday meetings will be the University of Padua, the second oldest Italian University (founded in 1222) after Bologna, the oldest University in the world (founded in 1088).

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