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Jobs Act: modification to the discipline of fixed-term contracts

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • December 17 2014

The Italian government enacted a decree in March 2014, deregulating fixed-term contracts and Temporary Agency Work and eliminating the need of an

Changes and prospective changes to Italian employment law

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Italy
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  • December 15 2014

On December 4, 2014, the Italian Parliament has delegated the Government to issue, not later than in the successive 6 months, various legislative

Pre-existence under Italian law and the Amatori's case

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • November 21 2014

According to the European Court, the Council Directive 200123EC of 12 March 2001 does not exclude national legislation allowing the transferee to

Italy: European Court of Justice decision 13th February 2014 (case C-59612)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • November 21 2014

The European Court of Justice (decision 13th February 2014) has sentenced the Italian government over the misapplication of Directive 9859EC on the

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
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  • 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