Italy sets out EU presidency priorities
Developing legislation to deal with goods-in-transit and protecting trade secrets will be among Italy’s priorities when it takes over the EU presidency on July 1, said Simona Vicari, under secretary of state at the Ministry of Economic Development, at last week’s IP Enforcement Summit in London
Speaking in Italian with an English interpreter, Vicari spoke of the need to increase cooperation between the private and public sectors and internationally.
She highlighted legislation to allow IP rights owners to seize counterfeit goods in transit through the EU,...
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