Areas of practice
Patents and Utility Models
Trademarks, Designs and Models
Internet and Domain Names
Software and Copyright
Assessment and Financing
Industrial and Intellectual Property
Italy s robust image rights regime
Fame is no protection for Lambretta
Proof of entitlement needed to file notice of opposition
Design disclosure in the Facebook era
FACEBOOK AND DISCLOSURE IN EU DESIGN LAW
WTR Yearbook 2017/2018
General Court decides which REGENT reigns supreme
When oils ain't oils
The additional threshold on distinctive character
European Union and Italy in alignment over protection of well-known marks
The interplay between comparative advertising and unfair competition law
BIKINI or BURQINI?
Even divas wash floors with a 'Mocio'
Italy: A perfect review of principles
Is change afoot in Italy?
Registration is just one possibility
Italy: protecting unregistered signs in opposition proceedings
Italy: a Zen approach to distinctiveness
General Court unconvinced by confectioner s blue sky thinking
Clearing the field of weak marks
Italian protection for geographical indications
It's a family thing protecting a series of trademarks in Italy
General Court: OHIM not bound by USPTO decision
The benefits of an adjustable regime
Creating coexistence in Italy
General Court: OHIM based its approach on misinterpretation of national law
Opportunity and risk in the online environment
When the non-registered mark is the packaging
Louis Vuitton's chequerboard pattern held to be invalid
Coca-Cola about to maintain monopoly in the eu over the “spenserian” script
A strong stance on protection
General Court: no unconditional right to register own forename as CTM
Concept of 'family of marks' may be used as legal tool to extend protection of marks
OHIM held to have erred in finding that Class 5 goods had same purpose
A new ‘time to market’ approach
One way or another
ECJ: verbal element of complex mark will not necessarily be dominant
SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVES TO CIVIL PROTECTION
Assessing scopes of protection
THE EUROPEAN RESPONSE TO 'USE IT OR LOSE IT'?
Unregistered trademarks should be explicitly mentioned in assignment agreements
When commercial speech becomes unlawful
ECJ: General Court infringed principle that parties should be heard
The more lenient approach of the general court on genuine use requirement under art 15(1)
One swallow doesn’t make a summer
The Italian Supreme Court rules on the use of Ferrari’s ...
Keeping with tradition
Supreme Court rules...
A successful beginning for Italy’s new opposition system
The protection of fashion through design law
The Italian perspective on fluidity
Second anniversary of the trademark opposition system, a quick view on the trends
Attention to detail
Gucci loses match against Guess
Filling the gap
ECJ: marks containing common word 'seven' have certain degree of similarity
How best to protect consumers
Italian is not among the second languages generally known by the European public
From the football stadium to the opera house
Board of Appeal held to have based decision on misinterpretation of Cancellation national law
A question of circumstances
OHIM decision vitiated by infringement of obligation to state reasons
Taking the right approach
Falstaff: the 'everybody wins'
A high regard for reputation
The truth is not enough
Pharmaceutical marks ...
Just colours and sounds...
Italian courts: Drawing on expertise
Opponent not required to ...
Trademark opposition proceedings...
UIBM slowly but surely improves ...
Court reiterates importance of graphic element in trademarks for clothing
Still a marginal reality?
Genuine use requirement ...
Publicity rights ...
Protecting designs ...
Opposition dismissed ...
Domain names against it all
Visual contact with ...
Policing very much in fashion in Italy
Italian law provides broader ....
A detailed look at Italy’s ...
Consumers' choice ...
Branding across borders
Enforcement of trademark rights
The Italian approach ...
Design and trade dress in italy
Branding across borders ... 2
Branding across borders ... 1
Pharmaceutical Trademarks in Italy
A view of the CTM system
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Areas of practice