As a lawyer at FIDAL, a leading business law firm in France, Camille Bugnicourt focuses on agro-food industry law and intellectual property rights. Her law doctorate thesis, as part of the LASCAUX European research programme, covered the application of industrial law in the agro-food industry.
The purpose of defining intellectual property is to grant personal rights to immaterial things. It is designed to encourage innovation by allowing innovators to receive compensation, or even royalties, for their investment.
CTA is a joint institution operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the ACP Group of States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) and the EU Member States (European Union). CTA is funded by the European Union.