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Italy: Anti-counterfeiting raid nets organised criminals
  • Bugnion SpA
  • European Union, Italy
  • January 1 2017

Counterfeiting is nota new phenomenon - there is evidence that products have been fraudulently imitated since Roman times. However, these days this


Foto pubblicate su Facebook: di chi sono I diritti di sfruttamento economico?
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • December 19 2016

E’ recente la sentenza del Tribunale di Roma che ha stabilito che la pubblicazione su Facebook di contenuti coperti da diritti di proprietà


A question of circumstances
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • June 29 2012

Not all Italian courts take the same approach towards the lookalike phenomenon or trade dress in general


FALSTAFF: the ‘everybody wins’ Customs policy
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • February 28 2012

The tools being implemented by Italian Customs are having a significant impact, both in fighting piracy and in public administration relations


Italian courts: drawing on expertise
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • May 4 2011

Italy is the ideal forum for the protection of IP rights in the European Union, thanks to judicial expertise, predictability of rulings and the short timeframe in which decisions are issued


Protecting designs and the exterior appearance of products
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • July 7 2010

Shapes in Italy can be protected using the following measures: three-dimensional (3D) trademark protection; unfair competition principles, pursuant to Article 2598 of the Civil Code; and design protection


Domain names against it all
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • May 4 2010

In the internet era many signs, including domain names, enjoy distinctive character, and thus are used to attract consumers and to identify the source of goods


Policing very much in fashion in Italy
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • March 1 2010

With Italy's policing bodies boasting internal departments to investigate IP infringement, and a range of actions possible, the country is well-geared to tackle the counterfeiting threat


Italian law provides broader protection to well-known and famous marks
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • January 6 2010

While Italian legislation does not define what constitutes a well-known mark, their treatment as marks that ‘enjoy a reputation’ means that they enjoy wide protection


A detailed look at Italy’s regulatory regime on unfair advertising
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • November 2 2009

Advertisers must take into consideration provisions of the Consumer Code and Legislative Decree 1452007 when devising a marketing campaign