The European Parliament approves the report on robot’s rights

Robert A. Freitas Jr., an American lawyer and university professor with a passion for future, in 1979 wrote, Xenology and SETI, a volume devoted to aliens and juridical problems the world would be facing at their arrival. It doesn’t seem alien arrived but new aliens are already among us. In 1985, A. Freitas himself assumed […]

“Privacy Shield”, the Guarantor instructs data transfer in the US

Multinational societies and Italian companies will be able to transfer their personal data to companies located in the US which joined or will join the so called “Privacy Shield”. The Guarantor of the Privacy has authorized overseas transfer of personal data. The authorization of the Guarantor of the 21 November 2016 replaced the prior, lapsed […]

Samsung Vs. Apple and how to quantify the damages

The 6th December 2016 the Federal Court of the US issued a new important decision concerning the Apple-Samsung Saga. In 2012, Apple won a lawsuit against Samsung for the violation of a number of utility models patents and of designs in addition to the competitive damage by “dilution” caused by Samsung for the imitation of […]

Links to protected works and copyright violation

The Court of Justice had already intervened in the pressing theme of the legitimacy of links in the lawsuit Svesson C-466/12 of February 13, 2014 and its decision raised some hope. Now it returns to the question clarifying some important aspects opening new scenarios. The decision – issued by the Court in 2014 – affirmed […]

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