11 ottobre 2016

Conferences and public presentations

‘The Role of Market-Driven and Legislative Solutions to Online Music Licensing’, 21st EIPIN Innovation Society Congress, Maastricht University, 23 January 2020

‘Copyright as a Tool for Digital Music Protection’, Intellectual Property and Competition Law Seminar, Bocconi University, Milan, 15November 2019

‘Attribution, Authenticity and Integrity of Artworks in the Online Platform Economy’, Le droit moral dans les arts d’édition(conference), Rodin Museum, Paris, 18 October 2019

‘Il recepimento della direttiva Copyright: quali prospettive per editori e titolari di diritti?’ (panelist), Le riforme dell’audiovisivo: verso un’industria europea dei media?, Giornate internazionali di Eurovisioni, Autorita’ Garante nelle Comunicazioni (AGCOM), Villa Medici, Rome, 11 October 2019

‘Copyright Regimes and Automated Content Moderation’ (panelist), Platform Society: Free Speech, Copyright and Sharing on Social Media Platforms, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Journal Symposium, Fordham Law School, New York, 4 October 2019

‘Developing a Creator-Centric Approach to Copyright in the Age of Online Platforms’, 38th Annual Congress, International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP), Nashville, 26-28 August 2019

‘A New Standard of Copyright Liability for Social Media and User-Generated Content Platforms in Europe: Rationale, Challenges and Its Impact on Authors’ Remuneration and Transatlantic Relationships’, Second IP Researchers Europe Conference, Geneva, 28-29 June 2019

‘It’s All in the Contract – or Is It?  Will the Contract Law Provisions of the New EU Copyright Directive Affect U.S. Contracts for Exploitations of Works and Performances within the EU?’ (International Chapter Luncheon: panelist), The Copyright Society of the USA, 2019 Annual Meeting, Baltimore, 9 June 2019

‘Remuneration of Content Creators in the Digital Space: the Special Case of Social Media’ (talk), Jean Monnet Center, NYU Law School, New York, 7 May 2019

‘EU Copyright Reform’ (panelist), Annual Intellectual Property Law and Policy Conference, Fordham Law School, New York, 25 April 2019

‘New EU Rules for Content Platforms’, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy, New York University, New York, 23 April 2019

‘Section 512 Study Roundtable’ (participant), US Copyright Office, Library of Congress, Washington, 8 April 2019

‘Remuneration of Content Creation in the Digital Space: Challenges, Obstacles and a Common Language to Foster Economic Sustainability and Cultural Diversity’, Diversity of Content in the Digital Age, International Meeting organised by Canadian Council for the Arts & Government of Canada – Department of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa, 7 February 2019

‘Considering IP in Europe after Brexit: Options, Priorities and Strategies for Global Businesses’, European IP Summit, Boston College Law School, Boston, 4 October 2018

‘The Future of Professional Creativity on Social Networks and User-Generated Content Platforms: a EU-US Perspective on Copyright and Liability of Online Intermediaries’ (research project presentation and discussion), Fall 2018 Global/Emile Noel Fellows Forum, NYU School of Law, New York, 28 September 2018

‘The future of professional creativity on social media and user-generated content platforms’, IP Researchers Europe Conference, World Intellectual Property Organization & University of Geneva, Geneva, 29 June 2018

‘Accessing Online Content Across Borders: Is the EU Paving the Way for a Digital Single Market?, Stanford Law School, Stanford, 17 May 2018

‘Allowing Content to Cross Borders: is the EU Paving the Way for a Digital Single Market?’, 26th Annual Conference, International Intellectual Property Law & Policy, Fordham University School of Law, New York, 5 April 2018

‘Il riequilibrio tra i ricavi delle piattaforme UGC e i compensi per diritti d’autore – Interazione con la disciplina degli ISP’, Il mercato unico digitale: quale futuro per il copyright?, Osservatorio di Proprietà Intellettuale, Concorrenza e Comunicazioni, LUISS, Rome, 6 December 2017

‘Music Improvisation and Copyright’, Department of Private Law, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, 23 November 2017

‘How is the EU Digital Agenda Changing Copyright and Audiovisual Media Services?’, ESADE Alumni, Refresher Programme, ESADE, Barcelona, 21 November 2017

‘Portability, Cross-Border Trade and Geo-Blocking of Online Content Services: is Europe Really Paving the Way for a Digital Single Market?’, Online Content Distribution Conference, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, 17 November 2017

‘Allowing Online Content to Cross Borders: Europe’s Quest for a Digital Single Market’, New York University, Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law and Justice, School of Law, New York, 11 October 2017

‘Implications of Territoriality for Online Copyright Enforcement Measures’, Exploring International Copyright’s Gaps and Flexibilities, Columbia Law School, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, New York, 6 October 2017

‘Allowing Online Content to Cross Borders: Europe’s Quest for a Digital Single Market’, Boston College, School of Law, Newton (Massachusetts), 21 September 2017

‘Addressing the Value Gap on User-Generated Content Platforms from the Perspective of Weaker Copyright Holders’, Better Regulation for Copyright – Academics Meet the Policy Makers, University of Southampton and the Greens/EFA, European Parliament, Brussels, 6 September 2017

‘Rimedi comportamentali e strutturali ai fini della garanzia del pluralismo dell’informazione’, Fake news e allarme sociale: responsabilità, non censura, Fondazione Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione e Difesa Sociale, XXXII Convegno dell’Osservatorio ‘Giordano Dell’Amore’ sui rapporti tra diritto e economia, Milan, 5 May 2017

‘How to Protect Copyright Without Jeopardizing Intermediary Liability’ (discussant), European Copyright – Quo Vadis?, European University Institute, Law Department, Florence, 29 April 2017

‘Moral Rights in Italy’, Moral Rights and New Technologies – Authorship, Attribution and Integrity in a Digital World, University of Glasgow, School of Law, Glasgow, 31 March 2017

‘El derecho de autor en el ámbito digital y la legitimidad de la minería de datos y textos’, Últimos desarrollos en el derecho de la sociedad de la información: protección de datos y propiedad intelectual en universidades y centros de documentación, Universidad de Salamanca, Facultad de Derecho, Salamanca, 12 December 2016

‘Will the Digital Single Market and the Enforcement of EU Competition Law Eventually Dismantle Copyright’s Territoriality? (Seminar), University Aix-Marseille, Department of Law, Institut de droit des affaires, Aix-en-Provence, 24 November 2016

‘What should the business community expect from the ‘Digital Single Market’ in Europe?’, Marienlyst Konference 2016, Danish Entertainment and Media Law Association, Helsingor, 1-2 September 2016

‘Condivisione delle opere creative e collaborazione tra biblioteche. Quando, e in che misura, il fine didattico o scientifico prevale sulla proprietà intellettuale?’, IX Convegno nazionale sul document delivery e la cooperazione interbibliotecaria, Sapienza University of Rome, 19 May 2016

‘ Copyright and disability’, guest lecture, International and European Disability Law (module taught by Dr. Delia Ferri), School of Law, National University of Ireland Maynooth, 31 March 2016

‘Another breach in the wall: copyright territoriality in Europe and its progressive erosion on the grounds of competition law’, Euro CPR ‘Content Creation and Distribution in the Digital Single Market’, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, 14 March 2016 (with F. Simonelli)

‘Is Geo-blocking an Issue for Concern in the EU Digital Single Market?’, Public Seminar, Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona, 29 February 2016

‘Is Geo-Blocking an Issue for Concern in Europe? Is ‘Portability’ of Online Content Services the Right Answer’?’, Public Seminar, Pompeu Fabra University, Department of Private Law, Barcelona, 25 February 2016

‘Digital Single Market for Multiple Audiences? Multi-territorial licenses and the issue of cultural diversity’, Modernizing Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market, Trinity College Dublin & Irish Centre for European Law, Longroom Hub, 12 February 2016

‘An Age of Copyright Reforms in the EU Digital Agenda’, Public Seminar, Instituto de Tecnologia & Sociedade do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, 10 December 2015

‘The Future of Copyright’, Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 November 2015 (with Eoin O’Dell), video recording available here.

Invited speaker at the workshop ‘Digital Data in the EU – Happily ever after or content unavailable’, European Parliament, Altiero Spinelli Building – 19 November 2015 (European Socialists and Democrats)

Invited speaker (via Skype) at the “Intellectual Property Exhaustion and Parallel Imports in the Brick-and-Mortar and Digital Worlds” Roundtable, Singapore Management University, 19 November 2015

Presented the study ‘Review of the EU Copyright Framework’ at a hearing of the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, 15 October 2015 (study available here)

‘Intended and unintended harmonisation of copyright law for the EU Digital Single Market’, Public Seminar, University of Helsinki, Department of Law, Helsinki, 24 September 2015

‘Is Geo-blocking a Real Cause for Concern for EU Intellectual Property Policy-Makers?’, European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP), 10th Annual Conference, University of Glasgow, 2 September 2015

‘Business models for the Free/Open Source movement’, Open Innovation in the Proprietary World, MAPPING Round Table Agenda, World Meterological Organization (WMO) Building, Geneva, 19 March 2015

‘A New Legal Framework for Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright’, Towards a New Legislation on Intellectual Property in the Digital Single Market, Europe of Freedom and of Direct Democracy Group, European Parliament, Brussels, 3 March 2015

‘Copyright and the Exponential Growth of User-Generated Content: Is the US ‘Fair Use’ Doctrine a Model to Follow for the EU’, New York University, School of Law, HEC-NYU Public Interest Clinic, Paris, 12 February 2015

Invited speaker, supervisor and moderator of the workshop ‘Produzione, accesso e tutela dei contenuti culturali per la nuova normativa europea e italiana del diritto d’autore’, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, European Parliament, Rome, Istituto Luigi Sturzo, 23 January 2015

‘Law, technology and the licensing of online rights in musical and audiovisual works in Europe’, Trinity College Dublin, School of Law, Dublin, 13 November 2014

La tutela della diversità culturale nell’ambito delle licenze per usi digitali: collaborazione, concorrenza o solidarietà tra le società di gestione collettiva?’, La gestione collettiva del diritto d’autore e dei diritti connessi all’indomani della direttiva 2014/26/UE, Law Department, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, 27 May 2014

‘The music business and the challenges of the Internet age – Why we need a closer, more transparent and fair relationship among creators, artist managers and content exploiters’, Department of Global Music Business, Berklee College of Music, Valencia, 28 February 2014

Invited speaker, supervisor and moderator of the seminar ‘Intellectual Property Rights in Europe: A Tool for Jobs and Growth?’, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, European Parliament, Brussels, 30 January 2014

‘The Digital Single Market and the Upcoming Review of EU Copyright Rules’, ALMEGA (Swedish association of information technology companies and telecom operators), Stockholm, 16 December 2013

‘Il diritto d’autore nel mercato unico digitale dell’Unione Europea’, 59° Mercoledì di Nexa, Nexa Center for Internet and Society, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, 11 December 2013

‘Diritto d’autore e Agenda Digitale: tra modernizzazione, compromesso e utopia (paneuropea), Copyright, evoluzione tecnologica e bilanciamento dei diritti, School of Law, University of Trento, Trento, 6 December 2013

‘Copyright in a Digital Single Market: the future of professional creativity and online media in Europe’, Department of Business Law and New Technologies (DANTE), School of Law and Political Sciences, University of Versailles & Ecole des Médias et du Numérique de la Sorbonne, Paris, 2 December 2013

‘Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market’, IP and Competition Seminar Series, Bocconi University, Department of Law, Milan, 22 November 2013

‘Copyright in a Digital Single Market: the future of professional creativity and online media in Europe’, Media Management and Transformation Centre, Jonkoping International Business School, Jonkoping, 19 November 2013

‘Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market’, Cardozo’s IP and Information Law Program, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, 13 November 2013

‘Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market’, Berkman Centre for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School, Cambridge (Massachusetts), 12 November 2013

‘Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market’, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Law Department, Copenhagen, 24 October 2013

‘Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market’, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels, 28 June 2013

‘Interface between the scope of copyright exceptions and the scope of licensing practices: challenges and opportunities in the digital environment’, Annual Conference on European Copyright Law 2013 – The Legal Framework in an Exponential Digital Age, Academy of European Law (ERA), Trier, 23 May 2013

‘Copyright Law in the EU Digital Single Market’, European Parliament, IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market, Brussels, 16 May 2013

‘The Intersection of Competition Law and Intellectual Property in the Markets for Digital Content in Europe’, Laboratoire DANTE (Droit des Affaires et Nouvelles Technologies), University of Versailles, Department of Law and Political Sciences, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, 18 March 2013

‘The Politics of EU Copyright Law’, Intellectual Property, Internet Media Research Centre, Brunel University, School of Law, London (UK), 5 December 2012

‘Online Copyright Enforcement in Europe: Censorship or Regulation?’, “Challenges for the Regulation of Communications in the 21st Century – Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Law, Hong Kong, 23 November 2012

‘The concept of communication to the public in light of recent ECJ cases’, Performers’ Rights in Europe and Beyond, AEPO-ARTIS Seminar, Hotel Le Méridien, Brussels, 13 November 2012

‘Europeana vs. Google Books: An Ackward Case of Competition in the Digitisation of Europe’s Cultural Heritage’, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University, Cambridge (Massachusetts), 29 November 2011

‘New Licensing Models for Online Music Services in the European Union: From Collective to Customized Management’, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Law Department, Copenhagen (Denmark), 7 November 2011

‘Google Books, Europeana y la digitalización del dominio público: problemas actuales y perspectivas futuras’, Derechos de autor y cultura: removiendo las fronteras del dominio público, University of Santiago de Compostela, School of Law, Santiago de Compostela, 21 October 2011

‘Copyright and educational uses: the unbearable case of Italian law from a European and comparative perspective’, Knowledge, Creativity and Fair Uses in Higher Education, John Cabot University, Rome, 16 September 2011

‘New Licensing Models for Online Music Services in the European Union: From Collective to Customized Management’, IP Law at the Crossroads of Trade, 30th ATRIP Congress, National University of Singapore, School of Law, Singapore, 26 July 2011

‘Europeana vs. Google Books: Why European Cultural Institutions Should Treat Their Digitized Cultural Content as Public Sector Information’, Public Sector Information at the Croassroads: Current Challenges and New Opportunities, Legal Aspects of Public Sector Information (LAPSI), 1st Public Conference, Bocconi University, School of Law, Milan, 5-6 May 2011

‘Managing Online Music Rights in the EU Digital Single Market’, Rethink Music Conference, Berklee College of Music & MIDEM (in association with Harvard Business School and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University), Hynes Convention Center, Boston (Massachusetts), 26 April 2011

‘Managing Online Music Rights in the EU Digital Single Market: Current Scenarios and Future Prospects’, 2011 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Intellectual Property Law Center, Drake University Law School, Des Moines (Iowa, USA), 2 April 2011

‘Alternatives licensing models for online music services in the European Union: which roles for customized and individual management?’, Collective Management of Copyright: Solution or Sacrifice?, Symposium 2011, Kernochan Center for Media Law and the Arts, Columbia Law School, New York, 28 January 2011

‘Intellectual Property Infringement Cases against Google in Europe: Questioning the Legitimacy of Communication and Media Environments’, Communications and Competition Law and Policy – Challenges of the New Decade, First Interdisciplinary Workshop on Communications Policy and Regulation, Adam Smith Research Foundation, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 17 June 2010

‘Copyright and films in the European Digital Agenda’, Current trends in European and comparative film law, Workshop organised by Bruno de Witte and Susana de la Sierra, European University Institute, Florence, 16 April 2010

Invited speaker at workshop Web 3.0 – Challenges and Opportunities for Consumers in the Internet of the future, European Consumer Summit 2010, European Commission, Brussels (Belgium), 18-19 March 2010

‘Collecting societies and cultural diversity in Europe’, IP Law and Judicial Enforcement in an International Perspective, Roma Tre University, School of Law, Rome, 3 December 2009

‘Collecting societies and cultural diversity in the music sector’, European Parliament, Legal Affairs Committee (formal hearing), Brussels, 2 December 2009

‘Le organizzazioni di gestione collettiva e Creative Commons’, Nexa Centre for Internet and Society, Annual Conference 2009, Turin, 28 November 2009

‘Who owns improvised music? Remarks on the legal status of jazz music from a comparative perspective’, Lex Non Scripta, Ars Non Scripta: Law, justice, and improvisation, McGill University School of Law, Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (www.cipp.mcgill.ca), Montreal, 19-20 June 2009

‘EU Digital Copyright Law: Lessons from the Past and Future Prospects’, Intellectual Property Law Network Meeting, University of Oslo, School of Law, Rosendal (Norway), 22-24 May 2009

‘Digital copyright protection and possible forms of corporate social responsibility’, Governance, Intangibles and Corporate Social Responsibility, “Comparative Institutional Advantage, Intellectual Property and Market Globalization”, University of Siena, Department of Economics, Siena, 29 September 2008

‘EU Digital Copyright Law in Web 2.0’, presentation at “Perspectives Workshop: Virtual games, interactive hosted services and user-generated content in Web 2.0”, Leibniz Zentrum für Informatik – Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern (Germany), 24-27 September 2008

‘Building Digital Commons through Open Access Management of Copyright-Related Rights’, “Communia Conference on the Public Domain in the Digital Age”, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium), 30 June-1 July 2008


Book presentations (EU Digital Copyright and the End-User, Springer 2008)

  • European University Institute (Department of Law), 6 March 2008
  • University of Verona (Department of Law) 8 March 2008
  • University of Trento (Department of Law), 31 March 2008
  • University of Siena (Department of Economics), 16 April 2008
  • University of Milano Bicocca (Department of Law), 12 May 2008
  • University of Catania (Department of Law), 26 May 2008
  • University of Sassari (Department of Political Sciences), 30 May 2008
  • University of Salerno (Department of Law), 9 June 2008
  • University of Ferrara (Department of Law), 13 June 2008
  • Istituto per la Competitività (Rome), 25 June 2008