Region: Italy

Procedures and strategies for anti-counterfeiting: Italy

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2021

As an EU member state, Italy applies all the relevant EU regulations (including those on border measures) and has implemented the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) and the main international agreements in this field.

11 May 2021

European Super League: a competition based on brand, not on-field success

Analysis from WTR finds that the clubs set to be involved in the European Super League are leading holders of brand value and trademark registrations – even if, in some cases, they have had little trophy success in recent years.

19 April 2021

Grana Padano cease and desist controversy; USPTO anti-scam efforts; Nestle sells Yinlu brand – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Amazon and the IPR Center teaming up to combat fake goods, Italian Customs seizing 4,000 illicit bearings, and much more.

27 November 2020

Microsoft phishing problem; USPTO unveils acting chief policy officer; Danone brand review – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the co-founders of naming and shaming a trademark squatter, the cloud gaming industry on the cusp of IP growth, and much more.

20 October 2020

Economies are battered but many major offices set for record trademark numbers

As the data continues to be updated, we are able to get a better understanding of the extent of the coronavirus’ impact on the trademark ecosystem.

28 August 2020

Manchester United crowned champions of trademarks Premier League; Messi tops player ranking

New research conducted by WTR can once again reveal that Manchester United has the biggest trademark portfolio of any global football club by a wide margin.

30 July 2020

Ferrari partially loses iconic mark as EUIPO’s non-use requirement claims latest victim

Just 39 250 GTOs were built between 1962 and 1964, opening the brand up to a non-use opposition at the EUIPO.

09 July 2020

Coop trademark decision highlights power of the pan-European dynamic injunction

A dynamic injunction issued by Italy’s Court of Bologna shines the spotlight on this invaluable IP weapon.

08 July 2020

Why pan-European dynamic injunctions could be vital in trademark fights

An order issued by Italy’s Court of Bologna shines the spotlight on this invaluable IP weapon and why it should be a part of every rights holder’s arsenal

02 July 2020

Procedures and strategies for anti-counterfeiting: Italy

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting: A Global Guide 2020

In the case of infringement, police investigations, undercover operations and seizure measures are available.

23 April 2020

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