Wednesday, October 6, 2021
IP Stars (Managing IP) has ranked our partners Fabrizio Jacobacci and Marco Francetti as "patent and trademark stars 2021", Massimo Baghetti as a "notable practitioner" and our associates Daniela Gervasio and Lauren Keller as "IP rising stars 2021" for the current year. You can see the rankings here.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Our firm was mentioned as "Excellent" in the INNOVATION: TECHNOLOGY & PATENTS field in Italy by the French publication Leaders League.
Our following partners were cited as key figures: Fabrizio Jacobacci for the Patent litigation sector and Massimo Baghetti and Marco Francetti for the Trademarks litigation sector.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
On 3 June 2021, the CJEU issued a preliminary ruling concerning the scope of the sui generis right conferred to the database maker by Directive no.96/9/EC, with a focus on the notions of extraction and re-utilisation of database content.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Marco Francetti has been re-elected as a member of the Board of Directors of INDICAM - Istituto di Centromarca per la Lotta alla Contraffazione - for the 2021-2023 period.
Monday, June 21, 2021
In a dispute concerning letter marks, the GCEU reminded the correct means for comparing a trade mark application and previously registered trade marks, pursuant to art. 8 of the Trade mark regulation.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Our firm has been selected among the Law Firms of the Year 2021 for the "Intellectual Property and TMT" sector by the research conducted by Statista for Il Sole 24 Ore. The research, based on thousands of reports from clients and professionals, aims to identify the excellence of the Italian legal scene. The complete list of award-winning firms is available here.
Monday, May 10, 2021
On 20 January 2021, the GCEU on the assessment of registrability of advertising slogans as trademarks under Art. 7 (1)(b) of the EU Trade Mark Regulation
Thursday, April 15, 2021
On 24 March 2021, the GCEU issued a ruling regarding the protection of toy building blocks as a design under Regulation 6/2002, also touching on the "modular exception" provided for by the Regulation.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
On 9 March 2021, the EU Court of Justice ruled about the publication of copyrighted works on third parties' websites, clarifying the circumstances in which embedding works from other websites by framing can constitute copyright infringement.