12/3/2019 - Matteo Mozzi - IAM Weekly
In Acacia v Daimler the Court of Rome has confirmed that wheel rims are spare parts rather than accessories, but adds that the re-pair clause is not always applicable to this type of case.
30/1/2019 - Chiara Tavagnacco - IAM Weekly
Salvatore Ferragamo SpA appealed a 2013 decision from the Court of Appeal of Milan issued in favour of Ripani Italiana Pelletterie Srl and Val Vibrata Ornaments Srl.
31/10/2018 - Franca Acuto - IAM Weekly
Can the publisher of a guide, which has earned wide recognition in Italy for listing the best restaurants and wine bars, claim a monopoly on the trademark GAMBERO (meaning “shrimp”) in the publishing field? This is the question that the Rome Court of First Instance addressed in interim proceedings between publishers Gambero Rosso SpA and Gambero Rosso Digital Srl, on the one hand, and publisher Il Nuovo Manifesto Coop, on the other.
10/10/2018 - Stefano Brunazzi - IAM Weekly
The Italian Patent Law provides for patents for inventions, as well as for utility models.
12/9/2018 - Luca Sala - IAM Weekly
The Italian Court of Cassation has overturned a controversial deci-sion by the Court of Lodi, which had relied on old case law to deny protection to football team trademarks under criminal law.