AIDV Conference 2019Lausanne - Vevey - Switzerland21-23 July 2019The AIDV’s 2nd Fête des Vignerons - 1999 - 2019
Scientific ProgramWine law for a new generation
Sunday 21 July 2019
08:45 Welcome speeches
09:00-10:30 Session 1
Wine and Health Law Prognosis
Plain packaging, mandatory health warnings, prohibitions against health claims, pregnancy warnings, wine in moderation statements
Chair: Daniel Crosby, attorney (US)
Speakers: Professor Ronan Raffray (F), Bennett Caplan, Head of Secretariat, FIVS (US) and Marc Sorini, attorney (US)
11:00-12:30 Session 2
Are WTO/FTA Panels Useful?
How to advise your client: are WTO and FTA panels useful and /or enforceable? Can companies work through countries to promote their interests?
Chair: Rein-Jan Prins, attorney (F)
Speakers: Professor Marco Bronckers, attorney (B), Professor Bernard O’Connor, attorney (B/I) and Gary Horlick, attorney (US)
12:30-13:30 lunch at Centre Patronal
13:30-15:00 Session 3
Remedies: flexibility for a modern era. How far can Judges go?
Chair: Stephen Stern, attorney (AU)
Speakers: Sir Robin Jacobs (UK); Judge Peter Tochtermann (G); Judge Camille Lignières (F)
15:30-17:00 Session 4
Wine in E-Commerce
The many aspects of alcohol-related e-commerce
Chair: Professor Theo Georgopoulos (F/GR)
Speakers: Kate Hardy, attorney (AU), Mark Hicken, attorney (US) and invitation pending
17:00-17:30 AIDV General Assembly
Free return to hôtels by public transportation
19:30 Gala dinner at Royal Savoy Hotel, Lausanne
Avenue d'Ouchy 40, 1006 Lausanne
Monday 22 July 2019
09:00-10:30 Session 5
IP panel – Non-Traditional IP and Fame
IP-issues: (1) non-traditional trademarks and unusual wine IP; (2) protection of fame and famous wine marks; (3) “relatedness” of goods
Chair: Michael Noth, attorney (CH)
(1) Non-Traditional Marks and their enforcement: colours - shapes - bottle embossing - label shapes
Patents: closures - wine in a can, carbonic maceration in bags
Speaker: Jurg Simon, attorney (CH)
(2) Famous marks in the wine sector and their enforcement:
What constitutes “fame” and how to prove it?
Speaker(s): Marion Pignot, trademark agent (F)
(3) “Relatedness” of goods
Speakers: Paul Reidl, attorney (US), short reply by Michael Noth
11:00-12:30 Session 6
Interprofessional organisations and their Benefits
Have Interprofessions outlived their usefulness or are they excellent role models for the New World?
Chair: Michel Desilets, Attorney, (F)
Speakers: Jean-Baptiste Thial de Bordenave, juriste (F), Tracy Genesen, general counsel, Wine Institute (CA) and Robert Foggo, attorney (AU)
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Centre Patronal
13:30-15:00 Session 7
(Cross border) investments in viticultural land and wineries
Chair: Catherine Cathiard, Attorney (F/LU)
Speakers: Laurence Ponty, attorney (CH), Baptiste Rigaudeau, attorney (CH) and Hugo Diener, attorney (F)
Major matters to be aware of: Foreign Investments Review Board type organisations which can block foreign investments – such as SAFER in France.
15:30-17:00 Session 8
Brexit, the Geneva Act and Codex Alimentarius
Chair: Douglas Reichert, attorney (US)
- Brexit: Simon Chalkley, attorney (UK)
- Geneva Act – will it change things and its current progress: Alexandra Grazioli, Director Lisbon Registry, WIPO (CH)
- Codex Alimentarius: Gilles Boin, attorney (F).
No return to hotels
18:00 Bus departure from Centre Patronal to Grandvaux
Separate arrival of accompanying persons to Grandvaux
19:30 Maison Buttin-de-Loës, Visit, aperitif and Dinner
22:30 Bus departure to Lausanne
Tuesday 23 July 2019Fête des Vignerons
Common transportation from Lausanne to Vevey (Train or Bus)
09:45 Welcome Reception by Abbé Président of Vevey Fete des Vignerons
11:00-13:30 Show Fête des Vignerons
Free afternoon in Vevey, Ville en Fête, and free return to Lausanne by train.
In case of bad weather the show will be delayed from 11 am to 5 pm and end around 8 pm. In this case the return to Lausanne will not be earlier than 10 pm
In 2019, for the second time, the AIDV organizes its international conference in Lausanne, from 20 to 24 July, and will offer a unique event.
|AIDV Member 1||participant||800 €|
|AIDV Non-member 2||participant||970 €|
|Accompanying person 3||accompagnant||480 €|
|Fête des Vignerons 5 (to be added as an option)|
Place category 2 - 55 available
Place category 3 - 51 available
Place category 4 - 13 available
It takes 15’ by bus from the heart of Lausanne (Saint-François) to the convention venue.
We advise you to book your hotel as soon as possible, because the Conference is during the Fête des Vignerons
Making the reservation attendees must opt for the Lausanne Transport Card. It’s free of charge and gives unrestricted access to all public transport services in the city (bus, train, metro) during the reservation including arrival and departure days.
Those who want to attend Fête des Vignerons on July, 23th make a reservation till Wednesday, July 24th. The reason: In case of bad weather the show will be delayed from 11 am to 5 pm and end around 8 pm. In this case the return to Lausanne will not be earlier than 10 pm.
Sunday, July 21th: guided visit of the city of Lausanne
Monday, July 22th: guided visit of Joux Valley, the cradle of grande complication watches