European Law Society

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Winston Churchill, Zurich, I9th September 1946


Green Pass

The so called “Green Pass“ – the digital or paper certificate that shows people have been vaccinated, tested negative or recovered from covid-19 – is mandaroy in Italy in restaurants, hotels, bars, museums, gyms as well as on flights and on trains.

It is equivalent to the EU Green Pass so, please, verify if your national vaccination certificate app is accepted in Italy or download it and scan your vaccination, test or recovery certificates prior to entering Italy.

It can be downloaded here:

iOS: download Green Pass

Android: download Green Pass


Passenger Locator Form

Passengers travelling to Italy have to complete a passenger locator form via the European Digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF) - see here for the Passenger Locator Form.


Further Entry Requirements

The Italian Foreign Ministry provides for a very helpful online form for your enquiry of further entry requirements that may apply, access the Online Formhere.




Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  • arrival of attendees own expense

  • 19:30 h ELS|Sundowner at Embassy Club in Rimini drinks, talks, snacks - networking with an international group of colleagues

Homemade stuffed Spianata

Mixed vegetable quiche

Puff pastry

Fried panzerotti

Pinzimonio of seasonal vegetables

Creamed vialone rice with molluscs, crustaceans and white fish pulp

white / red /sparkling wine


Thursday, September 30, 2021

  • 08:00 h s.t. meeting at the i-Suite Hotel and departure to the Republic of San Marino (pick-up by bus, transportation to meeting)

  • 9:00 h Meeting with the Government of San Marino and other officials

  • 10:30 - 13:00 h Guided Tour of San Marino (Palazzo Publico, Torri, Museo di Stato, etc.)

  • 13:00 h lunch (attendees‘ own arrangement/expense)

  • 15:30 h pick-up and transportation to San Giovanni in Marignano

  • 16:45 h ELS Assembly & Formalities, at Tenuta del Monsignore, Agenda:

    - cash and activity reports 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 by the board and approval by the assembly, approval of the minutes of the 2019 assembly

    - discussion points raised by attendees

    - welcome of new members

    - perspectives for 2021

  • 17:00 h Wine Tasting at Tenuta del Monsignore

  • 18:45 h pick-up by bus* and transportation to Gradara

  • 20:30 h ELS|dinner** at Taverna Paradiso* in Gradara

  • 21:30 h pick-up and transportation to Urbino Resort Tenuta Santi Giacomo e Filippo


Dinner 30th September 2021


Mixed appetizers (cold cuts and cheeses, croutons with cheese fondue and black truffle)

Duo of starters

(to be agreed together or at the group‘s discretion)

Sliced beef and pork knuckle with mixed side dishes of baked potatoes and sautéed wild herbs

Composition of homemade desserts

Water / coffee / digestives / wine

(Blu di Burson, Burson Riserva Az. Agricola Randi)

spirits / water


Friday, October 1, 2021


ELS|Dinner 1st October 2021


Appetizer (served)

guinea fowl salad with cherry tomatoes, pistachios, mixed salad

Appetizers (center of the table)

local cured meats and cheeses with focaccia and homemade jams; “Ravioli” of veal with tuna sauce; Crostini of Marches burrata tartare and Cantabrian anchovies.


Carnaroli risotto with beetroot, Stracchino di Pecora (cheese) "Cau e Spada" rucola sauce and sanded hazelnuts; tortello stuffed with chicken, cream of herbs and fried leek


Pork neck and fruit chutney with white vermouth


Artisan ice cream with Cantiano sour cherries; small dry pastries

Isbecta rosè - Organic white leaf Az. Agr. Bruscoli Marianna Organic red leaf Az. Agr. Bruscoli Marianna – Moscato

water / coffee


Saturday, October 2, 2021

  • departure of attendees own expense



(1) Rimini: i-Suite Hotel

(2) Urbino: Urbino Resport Tenuta Santi Giacomo e Filippo

Transportation provided on these routes:

(1) Rimini – San Marino – San Giovanni Marignano - Gradara – Urbino

(2) Urbino and region – back to Urbino





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30th September 2021|San Marino

Meeting with the Government of the Republic of San Marino


Academic programme in San Marino, meeting with the Government of the Republic of San Marino, group transportation on 30th September and 1st October (Rimini - San Marino - Gradara - Urbino), wine tasting, ELS|Sundowner (networking with local lawyers), ELS|Society Dinner, cultural programme in Urbino (private guided tour), selected sightseeing entrance fees (Urbino)

Note: attendees will have to arrange for their own transportation on 29th September 2021 (incl. transportation from the airport/station to Rimini) as well as on 2nd October 2021 (incl. transportation from Urbino Resort to the airport/station)


During the 3 days session (29th September - 1st October 2021) ELS also provides a training for intellectual property practictions in the fields of

  • current case law, particularly in trademark, design and patent litigation

  • perspectives of the Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent System to be established

  • strategies of attack & defense in patent infringement matters

  • experiences with EU certification marks

  • IP portfolio management strategies

  • impact of Brexit on EU protective rights and cross-border litigation

  • developments of the European Unitary Patent