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Protection of the shape of the “Vespa” scooter

With decision of 16 April 2019, the Turin Court of Appeals confirmed protection as three-dimensional trademark and design work of the "Vespa" scooter. This is a very important ruling in that it concerns the validity of the three-dimensional trademark, and not just the...

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Communicate Made in Italy: innovation and protection of design

On the occasion of the “Salone del Mobile”, that will take place in Milan from April 9 until April 14 2019, INDICAM has organized on April 2, 2019 an interesting event dedicated to the journalists, entitled “Communicate Made in Italy: innovation and protection of...

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Innovation Strategy – Milan 16 April 2019

At the INDICAM event: “INNOVATION STRATEGY - 6 round tables on the new challenges for corporate IP protection”, which will take place on 16 April 2019 at the Grand Visconti Palace Hotel (Milan - Viale Isonzo n. 14), Francesca La Rocca from our Firm will intervene on...

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The Chinese Year

In the beginning of the Chinese new year, we have the pleasure of informing that in 2018 our Firm obtained the protection in China of some prestigious Italian trademarks in the clothing and accessories sector. As a result of well structured administrative and judicial...

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Artificial Intelligence

On Monday, 21 January 2019 the Italian Ministry of Economic Development set up a group of experts to study the various problems in the field of artificial intelligence (the list of experts is available on the link...

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Copyright in the Digital Single Market

On 12 September 2018 the European Parliament approved, with important tweaks, the proposal for a directive on Copyright law of the Committee on Legal Affairs of June 2018 The more debated amendments regard Articles 11 and 13. Art. 11 on the 'protection of press...

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Patents: fair compensation for non-remunerated inventions ex art. 64 C.P.I.; The Milan Court of Appeal confirms employer’s duty also in the case it has not patented the employee’s invention, but it has transferred it to a third party.

The decision n. 3165/2018 has been published on 27 June 2018 in a proceedings in which an inventor employee has been assisted by Studio Legale Sena e Tarchini against the employer company belonging to a multinational group. It has confirmed that the employer company...

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Legislative Decree 11 May 2018 n. 63

On 22 June 2018 the Legislative Decree 11 May 2018 n. 63 shall enter into force   implementing the EU Directive no. 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure and...

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News on the protection of know-how

In May there were two important innovations in terms of protection of know-how: one legislative and the other jurisprudential. Infact, on 8 May 2018, the Council of Ministers has definitively approved the Legislative Decree which implements the EU Directive n....

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