Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
AIDA is one of the most important doctrinal references for those dealing with copyright and more generally with the law of cultural productions and entertainment. Founded in 1992 by Luigi Carlo Ubertazzi and still directed by him, the magazine is held annually and in each issue dedicates the first part of the volume to the monographic study of one of the most topical and interesting topics in the sector, reporting the contributions doctrinal of the most authoritative voices among national and international scholars. In the second part, on the other hand, the most interesting jurisprudential decisions taken over the last year by national and supranational courts on intellectual property and entertainment law are systematically presented and commented on. It is published by the major Italian publishing house for law studies (Giuffrè Publishing). It deals with the discipline of intellectual property and competition, and especially the related discipline of conventional international law, European Union law, Italian national law: and more specifically, it mainly deals with copyright and related rights. It is written mainly by academic lawyers. It is aimed mainly at scholars and practitioners (lawyers, judges, intellectual property consultants). Like almost all Italian legal journals, it has a first part in which it publishes papers on legal issues: and a second part that has always tried to publish or at least to maximize almost all of the judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union concerning copyright and related rights, and almost all the sentences of the Italian judges in the matters just mentioned; and not a few of the published decisions are accompanied by critical notes, while all the other published decisions are accompanied by information notes on the state of studies and jurisprudence on the issues affected by the decision. Currently the magazine is the main Italian periodical publication devoted mainly to copyright and related rights.
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What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
AIDA started its own publications in 1992; copyright issues were studied very rarely, by very few scholars, and in an absolutely prevalent way by law practitioners (and not by lawyers especially dedicated to universities). Since then, the importance of copyright and related rights has progressively grown exponentially. AIDA has accompanied this growth: and has contributed to forming generations of experts in the subject, and contributing exponentially to the growth of their number and their quality.