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The search for accomplice liability in Italy goes on
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • December 22 2010

Calling for a unified stance on keywords advertising and trademarks, not only from Italian judges but courts worldwide, in order to give brand owners clarity


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


Google “AdWords” system and registered trade marks
  • Bird & Bird
  • Italy
  • June 21 2010

The use of keywords in online advertising systems is prevalent in our culture and can cause conflicts among competitors, especially when the keywords consist of registered trade marks


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


New distinctive signs in the social media
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • December 18 2012

The virtual world of social media sites is no longer the new frontier of intellectual property, but has become one of the normal arenas in which companies


Il cybersquatting ha le ore contate: il caso Moncler
  • Eunomia
  • Global, Italy
  • March 30 2016

L’espressione anglosassone cybersquatting, così come la locuzione domain grabbing (da to grabghermire) e domain squatting, indica l’attività


The cybersquatting’ countdown has begun: the Moncler case
  • Eunomia
  • Global, Italy
  • March 30 2016

The expressions “cybersquatting”, as well as “domain grabbing” and “domain squatting”, indicate the illegal activities of those who appropriate


The word “ham” cannot be monopolised to market hamburgers in Italy, says the IP Court of Naples
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • Italy
  • February 17 2016

By an interim order of 22 December 2015, an IP Court Judge in Naples rejected the application of a catering company seeking a preliminary injunction