EU Copyright: In need of reform? With EUI Alumnus Giuseppe Mazziotti

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On Monday 10th February, the Infosoc WG is pleased to welcome Giuseppe Mazziotti as a guest speaker to talk about the current review of copyright rules being undertaken by the European Commission. Giuseppe has been working closely with stakeholders; his session aims to get close to the main debates as well as tracing some of the lobbying surrounding the review. This is NOT just a session about copyright law, but one which aims to get to the heart of this polarised debate also from a political perspective!

When? Monday 10th February 2014, 3pm-5pm.

Where? Badia Fiesolana, Seminar Room 3.

Giuseppe holds an Italian law degree and master of research from the University of Perugia and a Ph.D. (2007) from our very own European University Institute. He has previously advised the IFPI (Representing the Recording Industry Worldwide), the European Commission (DG INFSO), the European Parliament (DG for Internal Policies) and the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities. From 2009 to 2011 he was an Assistant Professor of intellectual property law at the University of Copenhagen and from 2011 to 2012 a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Subsequently, he took on the roles of Research Fellow and Manager of the Digital Forum at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. At present he working as a consultant and is based in Rome.