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Italy: new developments on the validity of SPCs for a combination of active ingredients

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • September 18 2014

In July 2014 the Court of Milan filed two judgments declaring the invalidity of the Italian supplementary protection certificate ("SPC") on the

Italy: the role of aesthetic elements in slavish imitations

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • August 18 2014

On 3 February 2014, the Court of Appeal of Milan, overturning the first instance decision, found that Bratz dolls had been slavishly imitated by the

Your pocket guide to VAT on digital e-commerce

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

Digital e-commerce is a rapidly growing business market within the EU, emerging as a key economic driver. However, as acknowledged by the EU

Copyright levy: the new criteria of the Italian ministry decree of June 20, 2014

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
  • -
  • July 28 2014

On 8 July this year, the Decree of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism - the Decree - (dated June 20, 2014) entered into force. The Decree

Italy: tax credit for research and development investments

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • July 24 2014

Article 3 of the Decree Law no. 1452013 (so called "Decreto Destinazione Italia") introduced a new tax credit for research and development

The importance of GIs: the defeat of trade marks clashing with GIs

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • July 23 2014

Geographical indications ("GIs") are names or expressions indicating a geographical area, adopted for designating a product originating from such

Salame Felino may be protected under national Italian legislation

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • July 23 2014

The CJEU has ruled on the circumstances in which Article 2 of Regulation 208192(as amended by Regulation 53597) (the "Regulation") will protect a

Italy: new rules of the garante for the use of cookies

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • June 10 2014

The awaited guidelines of the Italian Data Protection Authority related to the "Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent

The Italian Government's "golden powers" on strategic undertakings in the defense and national security sectors

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • June 9 2014

The recently published Presidential Decree February 19th, 2014, n. 35, regulates the procedures through which the Italian Government can exercise

Italy: the abuse of a dominant position by Pfizer in Xalatan case

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • May 18 2014

The decision no. 693214 of the Consiglio di Stato (Italy's highest administrative Court) filed on February 12, 2014 closed the saga of the Xalatan