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Italy implements the Barnier directive: the long and rough journey towards the opening of the market for copyright collection societies

European Union, Italy - March 29 2018 Article 19 of Italian Law No. 148/2017 marks a turning point in the field of copyright management and collecting societies, as it provides for the…

Remaking La dolce vita

Italy - July 18 2017 Intellectual Property Law In the history of the world cinema, there is no question that one of the most important period has been represented by the…

Winners and losers in the never-ending battle between authors and publishers for the proper exploitation of musical works: the MOGOL vs BATTISTI copyright case

Italy - August 2 2016 With a very interesting and innovative judgment issued on July 22nd, 2016, the Court of Milan took the chance to take a stand in the never-ending…

A European proposal for the modernisation and harmonisation of copyright law

European Union - July 25 2016 On 9 December, 2015, the EU Commission revealed its expected plans for the modernisation of copyright law. According to the Commission, the goal is to…

Implementation of the Copyright Directive in Italy

European Union, Italy - June 1 2016 On 26 February 2014, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union agreed a Directive on the collective management of copyright and…