Counterfeiting and Counter Fighting in Southern Europe

Guest speakers


14:30 Welcome and introduction
Mr. Peter McAleese,
Partner, AKRAN Intellectual Property


14:45 Overview on latest counterfeiting trends and selected cases
Ms. Monica Bucarelli,
Partner, AKRAN Intellectual Property


15:15 Insight into Nike’s brand protection activities

Ms. Elena Pigozzi,

Brand Protection Manager, Nike Italy s.r.l.


15:45 The Balkan Peninsula as a transit area for entry of counterfeit goods into EU

Mr. Vuk Sekulic,

lawyer, MS&A IP


16:15 Coffee break


16:45 Bulgari’s anticounterfeiting experiences

Ms. Laurence Morel-Chevillet,

IP & brand protection manager, Bulgari s.p.a.


17:15 Anti-Counterfeiting: pharmaceutical Specificities

Ms. Myrtha Hurtado-Rivas,

Global Head Trademarks, Domain Names & Copyright, Novartis AG


17:45 – 18:00

Discussion and Q&A



Mr. Peter McAleese,

Partner, AKRAN Intellectual Property


Hotel Nazionale

Piazza Montecitorio 131

Roma – 00186

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