Nicola Coppola talk at the European Commission Representation in Milan, Italy

On Monday 10th June 2013, Nicola was invited to speak at the European Commission in Milan for his research into the Law of Geographical Indications and protection of local food.

The conference on the new Regulation (EU) 1151/2012 on PDOs/PGIs in the agricultural sector was convened by three Italian Law Journals and hosted at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan. It was attended by representatives of the Italian Ministry for Agriculture and delegates from associations of food producers such as Consorzio Grana Padano, Consorzio Parmigiano Reggiano and Consorzio Aceto Balsamico di Modena.

The event followed a guest lecture on the same topic given by Nicola at the Master’s course in Food Law organised by the University of Piemonte Orientale in Alessandria, Italy, on Friday 7th June 2013.