SIMONA LAVAGNINI SPEAKS AT THE MICROSOFT WORKSHOP ON THE TOPIC OF SOFTWARE PROTECTION
On 15 March 2017 Ms. Simona Lavagnini was called on to speak at the SAM&C Workshop organized by Microsoft for its employees at the new offices in Milan. The event focused on the matter of protection afforded to computer programs.
The meeting was organized for Microsoft employees and internal collaborators and considered various issues pertaining to software protection and Microsoft programmes. Ms. Lavagnini intervened at the meeting, providing a complete outline of the civil, criminal and administrative legal aspects, considering all matters connected to intellectual property. Software was examined as a fundamentally important asset, protectable under copyright law as well pursuant to the regulations on trademarks and the laws on corporate liability. Specific attention was given to various infringements governed by the law and to the responsibility of intermediaries and the public administration.