Global Forum on Law Justice and Development
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Anti-counterfeiting Technologies: Protection of IP and Economic Development Workshop

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Sponsors: 
World Bank –Ministry for Economic Development - Assonime

On September 9th 2015, three partners of the Global Forum, Associazione tra le Società Italiane per Azioni (ASSONIME), United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), and the World Bank, co-organised a forum on anti-counterfeiting technologies in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Economic Development.

Program

14.30: Opening address

  • Simona Vicari, Undersecretary of State, Ministry for Economic Development, and President CNAC
  • VII  Giulio Natta Prize Award Ceremony
  • Solutions, techniques and methodologies for fighting counterfeiting in the agrifood sector
  • Address of the winner
  • Address of the rapporteur

15.15 -16.45: Session I – Anti-counterfeiting technologies in a public policy perspective

  • Counterfeiting and development: international aspects relating to public health and economic growth
    Marco Nicoli, World Bank
  • Traceability technologies at the international level: public private partnerships supporting knowledge creation and information sharing
    Marco Musumeci, Unicri
  • Traceability as an instrument against counterfeiting: the policy of the Italian government
    Loredana Gulino, Director General UIBM, Ministry for Economic Development
  • Presentation of the Convey Italiaoggi Guide on “Fighting counterfeiting in the agrifood sector on the internet”

17-18.30: Session II – Anti-counterfeiting technologies as a competitive instrument for undertakings

  • Ensuring a comprehensive view of the available technologies 
    Giovanni Miragliotta, Politecnico di Milano
  • Roundtable –How to choose the technology best fitting the needs of the company
    Coordinator: Ginevra Bruzzone, Assonime
    Participants: 5 undertakings from different sectors (pharma; spare parts; pesticides; clothes; food, hygiene and personal care)

Concluding remarks 
Maurizio Sella, President, Assonime

Venue: 
Venice, Italy