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Enrico Bonadio

Enrico Bonadio

Enrico Bonadio is Senior Lecturer in Law at City University London (City Law School), where he teaches various modules on intellectual property law.

He holds law degrees from the University of Florence (PhD) and the University of Pisa (LLB), and is Associate Editor and Intellectual Property Correspondent of the European Journal of Risk Regulation.

He regularly lectures, publishes and advises in the field of UK, European and international intellectual property law. He published a book on TRIPS Agreement and genetic resources (Jovene, 2008) and several articles in leading international peer-reviewed journals. He received the ECTA Award for the Best Paper in Trademark Law in 2013 (plain packaging of tobacco products under European intellectual property law). Enrico is currently co-editing a book entitled "Beyond Plain Packaging - The New Intellectual Property of Health" (Elgar, forthcoming 2016). He has also done academic work on digital copyright and free speech, exhaustion of IP rights and parallel imports, patentability of human embryonic stem cells and patents and food safety. His current research agenda focuses on copyright protection of graffiti and street art.

Enrico is Visiting Professor in European Intellectual Property Law at Université Catholique de Lyon (France) and University of Turku (Finland) as well as visiting lecturer at the LLM in Intellectual Property offered by WIPO and the University of Turin. He also recently taught at Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala, University of Wroclaw (Poland), Academy of European Law (Germany), Moscow State Law Academy (Russia), Université de Toulouse (France) and University of Pisa (Italy). In 2013 he has been Visiting Scholar at Melbourne Law School (University of Melbourne, Australia). His research and teaching interests have led him to deliver papers and talks in all five continents.

Enrico is a Solicitor qualified to practise in England and Wales as well as in Italy. He practised as Intellectual Property attorney for several years in top-tier international law firms.

He is member of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), ATRIP (International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property), EPIP (European Policy for Intellectual Property), LES (Licensing Executives Society), BILA (British Italian Law Association), The Law Society of England and Wales and the Spinelli Network Group.

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Jun 23, 2017 18:12 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

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How Big Tobacco is losing the fight to stop plain packaging of cigarettes

May 22, 2017 12:53 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

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Led Zeppelin, plagiarism, and why we should be worried about the future of music

Apr 14, 2016 15:16 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law Entertainment

Led Zeppelins Robert Plant and Jimmy Page will soon face a jury trial in order to determine whether they copied the opening chords for their 1971 classic Stairway to Heaven from the song Taurus, recorded by the...

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