More and more companies are jumping on the NFT bandwagon and selling various NFT items. But what actually are non-fungible tokens? Why are Swiss companies using this new technology? And what role can NFTs play in the fight against counterfeiting? These questions will be discussed by expert presenters and a panel at our upcoming conference.

An overview of the situation

The event will also focus on the following topics relating to combating counterfeiting and piracy: the situation regarding counterfeit medicines in Switzerland and the EU; illegal online streaming services; and experiences with enforcing ‘Swissness’ in Switzerland and abroad.

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The STOP PIRACY association and the Intellectual Property and Innovation Research Centre [PI]2 of the University of Neuchâtel will attempt to shed light on these topics at the conference ‘Best practices in the fight against counterfeiting & piracy – NFTs not your cup of tea? Well, they should: NFTs as a new way of fighting counterfeiting and piracy’. The event will take place on Thursday, 15 September 2022, at the University of Neuchâtel.

You will also have the opportunity to network with various partners. The presentations will be held in German, French and English.

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