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In January, the Italian government approved a draft bill aimed at regulating ambush marketing. However, in this guest analysis, Cesare Galli, founding partner of IP Law Galli, calls for the Italian Parliament to go further.
09 March 2020
In our latest round-up, we look at unauthorised SUSSEX ROYAL trademark applications being filed across the globe, PepsiCo purchasing a Chinese snack brand, the USPTO giving an update on its engagement efforts, and much more.
25 February 2020
In our latest round-up, we look at the Benelux IP Office adding its trademark image data to the EUIPO’s TMview platform, Greece being identified as a transit point for counterfeit cosmetics, and much more.
11 February 2020
As trademark filing numbers increase globally, a new report by CompuMark provides data on a rise in infringement incidents that trademark professionals are experiencing. While these infringements are costly, budget does not currently top the list of concerns for in-house teams.
14 January 2020
In our latest edition, we look at the resolution of a trademark dispute between the Ramone family, brand loyalty rising, a vegan butcher taking on Nestlé at the USPTO, and much more.
06 December 2019
A new law that introduced enhanced protection for Italian-sounding terms, as well as a new category for historical trademarks of national interest, risks alienating foreign investors and conflicting with the Italian Constitution, as well as EU law, due to a lack of definition.
06 September 2019
The issue of personal image rights has reportedly become a stumbling block for at least two transfer negotiations involving football star Paulo Dybala. Such issues could become an increasingly common roadblock to transfers in the future.
08 August 2019
This week, a dispute between Philipp Plein and Ferrari went public after the German fashion designer posted a cease and desist letter on social media. While online criticism has ensued, this could be to the advantage of the Italian company.
07 August 2019
The Company and IP Specialised Division of the Court of Milan has recognised the validity of Sisley’s selective distribution network and ordered Amazon, which is not part of Sisley’s network, to end its marketing of Sisley products.
02 August 2019
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