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  • A guide to opposing trade mark applications in Italy

    01 Oct 2010

    Carmela Rotundo Zocco of Metroconsult explains how the decision to introduce a trade mark opposition procedure in Italy will affect applicants and third parties

  • Sisvel's patent strategy

    01 Mar 2010

    Italian-headquartered Sisvel administers patent pools for some of the world's biggest electronics companies. Founder Roberto Dini spoke to Emma Barraclough about licensing, enforcement and patent trolls

  • Sponsored editorial

    01 Mar 2010

  • Judges clarify laws on life sciences

    01 Mar 2010

    Last year Italian judges resolved closely watched disputes about what constitutes IP infringement in the life sciences sector. Massimiliano Mostardini, Giovanni Galimberti, Fulvio Mellucci and Licia Garotti of Bird & Bird review the decisions

  • Cashing in on Italian cachet

    01 Mar 2010

    Italy has introduced new rules to stop manufacturers deceiving customers about where their products were made. Simone Verducci-Galletti and Donatella Prandin of Bugnion explain how they could catch out the unwary

  • Italy opens a new front in the fight against infringers

    01 Mar 2010

    Two recent court decisions against YouTube and the Pirate Bay herald a new era in the battle against online piracy in Italy, say Roberto Valenti and Elena Martini of DLA Piper

  • Italy's commercial approach to colour marks

    01 Mar 2010

    Italy's decision to grant Ferrari the right to trade mark the colour red demonstrates a more flexible, commercial approach to colour marks than the position adopted by OHIM and the ECJ, argues Diego Pallini of Notarbartolo & Gervasi

  • How changes to the criminal law will help IP owners

    01 Mar 2010

    Fabrizio de Benedetti and Andrea Klein of SIB Società Italiana Brevetti explain how IP owners can make the most of tougher sanctions in the country's Criminal Code in their fight against infringers

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