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Nintendo vs PC BOX and 9Net

  • Cugia Cuomo & Associati Studio Legale
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • February 13 2014

On July 26, 2012, the Court of Milano (Italy) submitted a request to the Court of Justice of the European Union for a preliminary ruling under

Copyright: the EU Court of Justice sheds new light soon after Pinckney upon criteria for establishing jurisdiction in copyright transnational infringement matters.

  • NCTM Studio Legale Associato
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  • European Union, Germany, Italy
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  • April 24 2014

With its decision rendered on April 3, 2014 (Case C-38712), the EU Court of Justice ruled once again upon the issue of jurisdiction in relation to

'Not for sale': US and EU approaches to trademark and copyright.

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • Italy, USA
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  • January 27 2011

On January 4 2010 the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit established that the distribution, by the copyright owner, of promotional CDs for marketing purposes involved a transfer of ownership of such CDs to the recipients, regardless of the fact that such copies were labelled 'promotional use only - not for sale', thus allowing third parties to sell on such copies without the copyright owner's consent

Yahoo! Italia liable for film copyright infringement

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • Italy
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  • April 7 2011

The debate about copyright protection on the Internet has taken a new turn

Search engines could be liable for links to pirated content

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • June 6 2011

The Court of Rome has issued a preliminary injunction in a case brought by PFA Films S.r.l. (PFA), the exclusive distributor in Italy of the Iranian movie "About Elly". PFA sued Yahoo! Italia S.r.l

Court rules on television programmes on video-sharing platforms

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • Italy
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  • July 28 2011

The Court of Milan has recently published the grounds for its decision against ItaliaOnline Srl (IOL) for infringement of copyright held by Reti Televisive Italiane SpA in respect of television programmes uploaded and displayed on IOL's audio and video-sharing platform

Protection of television programmes on video-sharing platforms

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • Italy
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  • October 6 2011

The Court of Milan has published its grounds for an earlier decision in which Yahoo! Italia Srl was found liable for infringement of copyright held by Reti Televisive Italiane SpA in respect of television programmes uploaded and displayed on Yahoo! Italia's video-sharing platform

Liability of search engines for links to pirated content

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • October 12 2011

On 16 June 2011, the Court of Rome reviewed its decision of 20 March 2011 where it ordered Yahoo! to remove from its search engine links to websites hosting pirated versions of the Iranian movie "About Elly", which is exclusively distributed in Italy by PFA Films S.r.l (PFA

Italian telecoms and media regulator proposes to adminster notice-and-takedown procedures and update on Italian case law

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Italy
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  • November 28 2011

On 6 July 2011 the Italian Communication Regulatory Authority, AGCOM, approved a draft of a new regulation (Res. no. 39811, the "Regulation") regarding the protection of copyright within electronic networks

Active or passive? Court of Rome rules on role and liability of ISPs

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • Italy
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  • December 15 2011

In dismissing a request by RTI, Italy's main private broadcaster, for precautionary measures against a hosting services provider, the Court of Rome has underlined the key principles on liability for internet service providers in Italian law