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Fan pages and social media who shall be blamed?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Italy
  • October 28 2014

Internet liability are increasingly tested with the growth of social media. And we receive a large number of requests of advice from clients running

AdWords and third party trademarks: the Enterprise Matters section of the Milan Court rules in the wake of the ECJ’s case-law
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • European Union, Italy
  • December 1 2014

The use of third party trademarks as "ad-words" in order to gain advantageous referencing in Internet searches does not necessarily constitute

Hands off that domain name! Avast obtains injunction and recovers “avast.it” in record time
  • Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati
  • Italy
  • September 19 2014

Section 133 of the Italian Industrial Property Code has been recently amended. It now allows for a quick, if provisional, recovery of a domain name

AdWords e marchi di terzi: il Tribunale di Milano sulla SCIA della Corte di Giustizia UE
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • Italy
  • November 27 2014

L'utilizzo del marchio di terzi come "parola chiave", ai fini di un posizionamento vantaggioso tra i risultati delle ricerche in Internet, non

Seizure of websites for trade mark violation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • January 31 2012

On 29 September 2011, in a decision widely reported by the media, the Court of Padua issued a decree ordering the preventive seizure of 493 websites containing a specific trade mark in their domain names, in relation to the alleged crimes of importing, marketing and selling products bearing fake trade marks, and handling goods derived from criminal activity

Google shall not monitor AdWords keywords
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Italy
  • July 19 2013

The Court of Palermo (Italy) held that Google as an hosting provider is not obliged to monitor the AdWords keywords selected by its users. The court

Major TV broadcaster loses its domain name
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • June 14 2012

Italy's main private TV broadcaster, Mediaset S.p.A., lost its right to use the domain name "mediaset.com" after failing to renew its registration

Domain name management
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Global, Italy
  • April 19 2012

In creating a domain name strategy, brand owners need to ensure they are taking a national and international perspective

Manager of an online forum is not liable for content posted by users
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • November 10 2011

On 11 August 2011, the Court of Bologna issued a decision in a case brought by an Italian company, a provider of beauty products and services, against Yahoo!

Use of registered trademarks in domain names - when and how to obtain seizure
  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
  • Italy
  • November 15 2011

An Italian court has recently held that if a website wrongfully uses a registered trademark in its domain name, and if a court order is sought to require an Italian internet service provider (ISP) to block access to the website, such an order cannot be granted unless the applicant produces evidence of the website’s illicit content or purpose