Nicola Coppola speaks at EU Commission’s conference in Milan

On Monday 10th June 2013, Nicola Coppola, PGR, P/T Lecturer in EU Law and member of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management 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 Quality Food was organised 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 important associations of food producers such as Consorzio Parmigiano Reggiano and Consorzio Aceto Balsamico di Modena.

The event followed the 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 of June 2013.