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Italy: New Statutory Provisions on Indirect Infringement Thanks to the Ratification of the UPC Agreement.
  • Trevisan & Cuonzo Avvocati
  • Italy
  • January 23 2017

At the beginning of November 2016, Italy ratified the UPC Agreement. The ratification law (Law No. 214 of 3 November 2016), was published in the


Italy ratifies UPC Agreement and Introduces Provisions Against Indirect Counterfeiting
  • K&L Gates
  • European Union, Italy
  • January 19 2017

In December 2016 the Italian government ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA). By this ratification, Italian patent law now has a new


Infringement by equivalence and patentability of intermediates in Italy
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • January 19 2017

By decision of December 2nd, 2016, No 24658, Industriale Chimica S.r.l. Vs Bayer Pharma AG, the Italian Supreme Court ruled on the infringement by


Patent enforcement through the courts in Italy
  • Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati
  • Global, Italy
  • January 13 2017

A structured guide to enforcing patents through the courts in Italy


When employment contracts are silent: remuneration for employees' inventive activities
  • Jacobacci & Partners
  • Italy
  • December 7 2016

The Court of Cassation (Italy's highest court) recently issued a decision concerning whether a scientific director who contributed to an invention but


Italian legislation to ratify the UPC Agreement now in force
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, Italy
  • November 29 2016

The legislation enabling Italy’s ratification and implementation of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPC) came into force on 25 November 2016


L’Italia appone la ratifica sul Tribunale Unificato dei Brevetti
  • De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani Studio Legale
  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
  • October 26 2016

L’Italia sarà così il dodicesimo Stato Membro ad apporre la sua ratifica all’Accordo, dei tredici necessari per far partire il TUB. Tra questi devono


Italy and the central division of the UPC: the Parliament takes a wait and see approach
  • Trevisan & Cuonzo Avvocati
  • Italy
  • October 14 2016

The Italian Ministry of Justice has identified the premises of the Milanese local division of the Unified Patent Court (see press release here). The


Court of Cassation clarifies management of simultaneous validity and infringement proceedings
  • Jacobacci & Partners
  • Italy
  • October 12 2016

A recent Court of Cassation decision has affirmed the principle that when separate infringement and invalidity proceedings are pending simultaneously


The importance of clarity
  • Bugnion SpA
  • European Union, Italy
  • October 7 2016

A decision by the Court of Milan (R.G. 544502012) in January 2015 held that an Italian part of a European patent was invalid for, inter alia, having