Author Archives: Chiara Gallo

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About Chiara Gallo

Chiara Gallo is a graduate from the Art, Business and Law LLM at Queen Mary University of London and a law graduate from Maastricht University (NL). She has a particular interest in combining her passions in law and in the arts, especially in relation to topics concerning cultural heritage and intellectual property rights.

The perpetual copyright protection of Italian cultural heritage: bypassing the public domain

Posted on: December 2, 2022 by Chiara Gallo

In recent weeks, Botticelli’s Birth of Venus appeared on the headlines of some of the most important news outlets, due to the allegedly ‘unauthorised’ commercial use of the famous masterpiece. The fashion house Jean Paul Gaultier is facing a suit for damages that could exceed £88,000 (€100,000) brought by the Uffizi, the oldest Florentine museum, […]