Sport-related industry in the European Union − the size and effect | Zenon Severis


Zenon Severis is a representative of Sport Unit of the Directorate-General for Education and Culture at European Union. Conference „Intellectual Property and Sports” took place in Vilnius (Lithuania) on April 13−14, 2016. Organizers of the regional conference were the State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania with Department of Physical Education and Sports under the Government of the Republic of Lithuania and National Olympic Committee of Lithuania, in cooperation with European Union Intellectual Property Office, World Intellectual Property Organization. Purposes of event were to discuss close links between intellectual property and sports, value of intellectual property to sports community, to get acquainted with harm of fake sports measures done to athletes and sports sector and the influence of innovation to the achievements at sports, to discuss the copyright and related rights protection problems in broadcasting sports events. More information −