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Maggio 2019 - Valeria Croce -
Design Diffusion News
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The QVEÉ ASSOLUTA case: a question of labels and wine
10/4/2019 - Lisa Pozzebon -
The Board of the Appeal of the Italian Trademark and Patent Office (UIBM) has reiterated that, in the crowded wine sector, confusion between trademarks is less likely to occur even when certain simi-larities are present due to the high level of consumer attention.
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Are wheel rims accessories or spare parts?
12/3/2019 - Matteo Mozzi -
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.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Off the hook: Supreme Court protects Ferragamo’s hooks against imitation
30/1/2019 - Chiara Tavagnacco -
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.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Colourful shrimp wars: publishers battle it out over GAMBERO ROSSO and GAMBERO VERDE
31/10/2018 - Franca Acuto -
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.
Monday, December 24, 2018
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