COPYRIGHT AND INTERNET: ATTORNEY SIMONA LAVAGNINI PARTICIPATES AS SPEAKER AT THE CONFERENCE ORGANIZED BY THE BAR ASSOCIATION OF MILAN TOGETHER WITH THE MILAN BAR FOUNDATION

10/12/2019

The Milan Bar Association and Foundation organize a conference to address a wide range of topics in the field of copyright and Internet. LGV Avvocati Law Firm will be represented by Attorney Simona Lavagnini, co-founding partner and leading expert in copyright and new technology law.

 

The conference will open with a general overview of the responsibility of Internet Service Providers, with a specific focus on civil and criminal liability profiles. Two important legal references will be further addressed: the European Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market and the AGCom Regulation on online copyright protection.
In addition, the experts will analyse the decisions of the Supreme Court on the liability of the caching provider and the hosting provider, as well as the decisions of the EU Court of Justice on the liability of the mere conduit.
In conclusion, the recent case of the stream ripping Yout site will be discussed: from the AGCom precautionary procedure to the appeal before the Administrative Tribunal.

The conference will be held on 10 December 2019, from 14.30 to 18.00 at sala Eligio Gualdoni, Tribunale di Milano.

Participants will receive 3 credits

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CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND IP PROFESSIONALS: LGV AVVOCATI LAW FIRM PARTICIPATES IN THE AIPPI CONFERENCE

18/12/2019

Attorney Simona Lavagnini, co-founding partner of LGV Avvocati Law Firm and Chairman of the Training Group of AIPPI Italy, will moderate the AIPPI conference on conflict of interest in the context of lawyers and IP consultants’ associations. Tankred Thiem, partner of LGV Avvocati Law Firm, will also be present as speaker on conflict of interest’s comparative profiles.

 

The AIPPI conference includes numerous speeches by experts which will follow the usual greetings of
the Vice-president of the Milan Bar Association and Chairman of the Training Group of AIPPI Italy. Attorney Simona Lavagnini, co-founding partner of LGV Avvocati and President of the Training Group of AIPPI Italy, will moderate the conference.
The topic of the seminar will be the conflict of interest for IP professionals, which will be addressed both from professional associations’ (of lawyers and consultants) point of view, as well as from industrial property law perspective, with a specific focus on unfair competition and trade secrets protection.
After a general overview, the speakers will deepen the rules on conflict of interest provided by lawyers and IP consultants’ associations.
A panel of experts will further address the issue from a comparative perspective. Among the speakers, Tankred Thiem, rechtsanwalt and attorney, partner of LGV Avvocati.

The seminar will be held on 18 December 2019, from 9.00 a.m. to 1.10 p.m. at the Sala Eligio Gualdoni of the Palazzo di Giustizia in Milan.

The Milan Bar Association will grant 3 training credits to participants, one of which in compulsory subjects. The seminar is currently under accreditation by the Association of IP consultants.

Participation is free of charge. Registration, subject to availability, must be made through the following link: https://aippi.it/events/ip-conflittointeressi-milano2019


TOP LEGAL AWARDS 2019: SIMONA LAVAGNINI TRIUMPHS AS “PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY – TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHT CATEGORY”

19/11/2019

Simona Lavagnini, founding partner of LGV Avvocati, triumphs as professional of the year in the category Intellectual Property – Trademarks and Copyright – at the awards ceremony of the Top Legal Awards.

 

Yesterday evening during the Top Legal ceremony awards were conferred to the most important Italian Law Firms and professionals of 2019 in the legal sector. In the field of intellectual property, the presence of the law firm LGV Avvocati among the most important Italian law firms is today well-established. This year, the Firm was shortlisted among the best Italian law firms of 2019 in the categories Patent Litigation and Intellectual Property – Trademarks and Copyright.

As far as professionals are concerned, a technical commission crowned Simona Lavagnini, founding Partner of the Law Firm LGV Avvocati, as professional of the year in the category Intellectual Property – Trademarks and Copyright. The arguments of the commission are as follows: “She distinguished herself for having brought to the Court of Cassation a leading case, the first in Italy. She obtained for Yahoo! the exclusion of any liability for the presence, among the indexed results, of links to protected contents owned by an Italian television group”.


MILANO MUSIC WEEK: MRS. SIMONA LAVAGNINI AT THE WORKSHOP “FIMI ACADEMY – LEGAL & CONTENT PROTECTION”

15/11/2019

For the 2019 edition of the “Milano Music Week” exhibition, FIMI organized a full immersion’s afternoon with experts in the legal and content protection sector in the digital age. The Law Firm LGV Avvocati will be represented by its founding Partner Mrs. Simona Lavagnini, leading expert in copyright and new technology law and who has already took part to the previous edition of the exhibitions.

 

At the present edition of the exhibition, the contribution of Ms. Lavagnini will be addressed to the current issue of unfair competition in the world of music through the social media. Shall it be considered as free interaction or advertising? What are the applicable rules? Due to its practice-oriented approach, the contribution will provide the market’s operators with very useful indications to avoid “getting into trouble” in this ever-changing sector, which today appears to be lacking in systematic regulation.

The workshop will be held on 22 November at 14.00 at the offices of FIMI in Via Leone XIII, 14, Milan.

For more information please visit https://www.milanomusicweek.it/evento/2019/fimi-academy-legal-amp-content-protection-workshop-presented-by-fimi/


LGV AMONG FINALISTS OF THE TOP LEGAL AWARDS

29/10/2019

LGV is among the finalists of the prestigious Top Legal Awards in the categories “Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation” and “Intellectual Property – Trademarks and Copyright”. A nomination also for Ms. Lavagnini in the category “Lawyer of the Year – Intellectual Property Trademarks and Copyright”.

 

The TopLegal Awards competition is conducted according to precise and rigorous selection criteria to assess the use of resources for the benefit of the customer, service innovation, specific knowledge of the industry and the activity and solutions brought to the customer. Once again this year, LGV has received numerous nominations for prestigious awards: both the firm as a whole and Ms Lavagnini as a single professional have been selected among the best representatives of the legal sector in the IP field.
The winners of the TopLegal Awards will be announced during the evening to be held next November 18 in Milan.