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Berlusconi axes IP tsar

James Nurton, Milan

The Italian government has abolished the position of high commissioner to combat counterfeiting and piracy as part of its cost-cutting measures

The post was created in late 2005 to monitor counterfeiting, coordinate public bodies and promote public-private partnerships.

Silvio Berlusconi's government decided at a recent cabinet meeting to abolish the office in two months’ time. The decision will save €1.5 million...

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