Programme

15th October 2011

Saturday

8.30 Session 3
Innovating legal protection of new and traditional knowledge and technology

Chair
Maurizio Baussola (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy)

Keynote speakers:

>> Vinod Kumar Gupta (Traditional Knowledge Digital Library, India)
>> TKDL as a Model for Protection of Traditional Knowledge and for Rewarding the Creativity in Traditional Knowledge

>> Sven Bostyn (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
>> Challenges and opportunities in patenting agro-food: recent developments

 

10.00 Coffee Break

10.15 Session 3 (continued)

Chair
>> Francesco Timpano (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy)

Contributions by:

>> Laurent Manderieux (Università Luigi Bocconi, Italy)
>> Plant variety or patentability of plants?

>> Franco Benussi (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy)
>> Biopiracy: A Threat to Indigenous Biological Legacies

>> Roberto Caso (Università degli studi di Trento, Italy)
Open Source Models in the Agro-food Sector: The State of the Art

>> Dev Gangjee (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)
>> Geographical Indications: Between Two Paradigms

>> Andrea Rossato (Università degli studi di Trento, Italy)
>> IP and self-protection (genetic markers, time-limited seeds, etc.)

>> David Lametti (McGill University, Canada)
Trademarks and beyond

 

13.00 Closing Remarks
Romeo Astorri (Agrisystem, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy)