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The IP Court of Milan on the copyright protection of literary books
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • Italy
  • March 26 2014

By order of 21 February 2014, the IP Court of Milan, judge Ms. Giani, dealt with the copyright protection of literary books, retracing the key


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
  • European Union, Germany, Italy
  • 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


Nintendo vs PC BOX and 9Net
  • Cugia Cuomo & Associati Studio Legale
  • European Union, Italy
  • 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


Liability of search engines for links to pirated content
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • 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


ECJ rules that the broadcasting of music within private dental practices does not entitle music producers to remuneration
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Italy
  • May 31 2012

On 15 March 2012, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a preliminary ruling on the questions referred by the Italian Court of Appeal of Turin in the occasion of a proceeding regarding the obligation of a dentist to pay a remuneration to the phonogram producers for the broadcasting of phonograms in his dental practice by way of background music


Protection of television programmes on video-sharing platforms
  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
  • Italy
  • 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


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


Protection of TV program formats
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Italy
  • May 17 2012

On 22 February 2012, in a case brought by the BBC, the Court of Rome ruled that the Italian TV show "Baila", broadcast by Reti Televisive Italiane S.p.A. (RTI), was an unauthorised derivative of the UK TV show "Strictly Come Dancing", which is broadcast by the BBC


Court rules on television programmes on video-sharing platforms
  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
  • Italy
  • 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


Yahoo! Italia liable for film copyright infringement
  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
  • Italy
  • April 7 2011

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