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Italian Consumer Code amended: more protection for consumers in online contracts

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • March 31 2014

On 12 March 2014 the Legislative Decree No. 21 of 2014 implementing the EU Consumers Directive 201183UE (the "Decree") has been published on the

April 2013 Intellectual Property Quarterly Newsletter

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 25 2013

In this edition, we continue our coverage of significant IP developments in Europe, Asia, and the United States

New criminal case to monitor

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • June 30 2014

After the historic guilty verdict in the Eternit case (decided by the Court of Turin in February 2012 in first instance and in June 2013 by the Court

Italy's new anti-corruption law

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • January 17 2013

After a lengthy approval process, on 31 October 2012, the Italian Chamber of Deputies passed a long awaited anti-corruption law (Anti-Corruption Law

No generic character of Bayer's trademark "Aspirina"; infringement by sale of homeopathic pills under the name "HerbAsprina"

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • January 20 2011

Bayer AG and its Italian subsidiary Bayer S.p.A. claimed infringement of Bayer's trademarks containing the well-known name "Aspirina" by Elaborados Dieteticos S.A. (ED), a Spanish pharmaceutical company specializing in homeopathic products, who manufactured and sold in Italy homeopathic pills under the name "Herbasprina" for which it had registered in 1998 the Italian trademark "HerbAsprina" (No 845.511) for classes 5 and 30

Italian Competition Authority orders Merck to grant free licenses

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • May 2 2007

On March 21, 2007, the Italian Competition Authority accepted and made obligatory Merck’s commitment to grant free licenses to allow the manufacture and sale in Italy of the active ingredient finasteride and related generic drugs two years before Merck’s exclusive rights were due to expire

The Arco lamp case the never-ending story of copyright protection for design works in Italy

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • April 14 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a decision concerning copyright protection of the "Arco" lamp, a masterpiece of post-war Italian design created by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni and currently marketed by the Italian company Flos

Annulment of insurance contracts for incorrect or incomplete declarations of the insured

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • November 8 2011

In a judgment of 23 March 2011, the Court of Rome clarified that, for the purpose of the applicability of Article 1892 of the Italian Civil Code, which provides for the annulment of an insurance contract in the case of incorrect or incomplete declarations by the insured, the insurer shall ask the court to declare the annulment of the contract

Le Corbusier furniture is eligible for copyright protection

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • October 25 2011

The Court of Milan says it straight and loud: design works are eligible for protection as copyrighted works, even if they have never been registered under design law

Women on boards - Italy

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • March 13 2014

Equal opportunities between men and women is a hot topic. Italy is trying to make a step forward, starting in the boardroom. On 28 June 2011, the