Date: June 18th, 2021
Prof. Benedetta UBERTAZZI, Full Tenured Aggregate Professor of European Union Law, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicoca.
Dr. Harriet DEACON, Consultant, intangible heritage and intellectual property law. Coventry University
Prof. Dr. Tuomas MATTILA, LL.M., M.Soc.Sc, Doctoral Fellow in the University of Helsinki
Alexander PARRA PEÑA, Lawyer, Coordinator – Implementation of IP Rights in handicrafts in Colombia (Artesanías de Colombia)
In a post-crisis environment, re-imagining Intellectual Property (IP) may mean better understanding and further enhancing its role for society in supporting the safeguard, protection, and promotion of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). How may both the economic function of IP and its social function support the preservation and valorization of ICH? Will the complex period of economic recovery leave more space to it than in the past? Can multilateral treaties be developed or expanded in this respect? Which relation is to be developed between ICH and IP in sustainable development and indigenous people-oriented perspective? Speakers from various continents, with a variety of opinions, will provide a worldwide picture of the future of ICH and IP in a profoundly transformed world.
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