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Il Tribunale di Brescia sull’uso descrittivo del marchio e sul ritardo nell’azione
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • Italy
  • December 19 2013

Con due recentissimi provvedimenti cautelari, rispettivamente di prime cure e reclamo, la Sezione Specializzata in materia di Impresa del Tribunale di


The Brescia IP court on descriptive fair use of trademarks and “late reaction”
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • Italy
  • December 19 2013

The Brescia IP court recently issued two interim decisions on descriptive fair use of a trademark by the reseller of genuine goods. The parties in


How best to protect consumers
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • October 29 2012

The system of IP protection in Italy is rigorous and effective but rights holders need to adopt the correct measures to protect their marks


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


"Ugly but beautiful" Crocs shoes not eligible for trademark protection
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • October 25 2012

The Court of Venice dismissed Crocs' trademark infringement claims against two distributors of similar shoes. As the shape of Crocs' well-known shoes provided substantial value to them, they were not eligible for trademark protection


Italy creates database for certification trademarks
  • Jacobacci & Partners
  • Italy
  • December 12 2012

In order to comply with the EU Internal Market Services Directive, the Ministry of Economic Development has created an official database for Italian certification trademarks


Twenty year saga: Jägermeister vs. Unicum. Devices included in a complex trademark may be independently protected
  • Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati
  • Italy
  • March 25 2013

On December 14, 2012, the Italian Court of Cassation rendered an interesting judgment in the case Jägermeister vs. Unicum. The case involved the


Diamonds are forever, a non-used reputed mark, too
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • April 14 2011

In 2008, the Dutch company Creative Brands C.V. brought proceedings against Damiani International B.V. (Damiani), a leading company in the jewelry sector, before the Court of Milan


UIBM slowly but surely improves registration procedures
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • February 28 2011

The Italian Patent and Trademark Office is continuing efforts to increase efficiency but there is still work to be done


“Made in Italy”
  • Bird & Bird
  • Italy
  • July 21 2010

The topic of foodstuff tracking through the label "Made in Italy" is a very sensitive issue in Italian legislation, case law and public opinion