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Paolo Lanteri

World Intellectual Property Organization
Legal Officer
Mr. Lanteri is a lawyer, specialized in IP law, and a member of both the Spanish and the Italian Bar Association. He works in the Copyright Law Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO); he is part of the restricted team of lawyers dealing with all the copyright substantive matters within the Organization, ranging from legislative and policy advice to Member States to providing legal assistance in norm-setting negotiations. He was directly involved in all substantial and procedural matters leading to the adoption of the two latest IP treaties adopted at the international level; namely the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances (2012) and the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or otherwise Print Disabled (2013). He manages a number of projects in areas at the intersection between copyright law and new technologies, such as Internet Intermediaries, User Generated Content, Software and Videogames protection, new business models, access to knowledge initiatives and emerging licensing schemes.
Before joining WIPO in 2007, Mr. Lanteri practiced in the IP department of the law firm Uría Menéndez Abogados LLP in Madrid (Spain), and worked in the legal department of the Spanish collecting society, Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE).
An Italian National, Mr. Lanteri speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish. He holds an Italian and a Spanish LL.B. and an LL.M. from the Autonomous University of Madrid.