Freedom of Reproducing Nintendo Image for Citation Purposes

By the judgment of September 27, 2017 on the joined cases C-24/16 and C-25/16, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) expressed itself upon the correct interpretation of article 20(1)(c) of Regulation n. 6/2002 on Community designs. The CJEU – to which the question was remitted by the Land High Court of Düsseldorf […]

An Art Armchair: Gio Ponti’s Armchair is a Piece of Design

The ordinance of the Court of Milan issued on May 9, 2017 ended the judicial querelle between the heirs of the famous designer and architect Gio Ponti and the M. company on the one hand opposed to the C. company on the other in reference to the ownership of the rights on the “811” armchair […]

WIPO now helps in recovering a .eu domains

There are relevant news about the controversy of the domain names that will cheer up trademark’s owners, often forced to go after the “cybersquatters”. From June 1, 2017, also the Arbitration and Mediation Center of WIPO, the authority located in Geneva managing at a worldwide level the protection of the intellectual and industrial property, will […]

The penalties foreseen by the Regulation

The Regulation 679/2016  foresees which breaches should be sanctioned and the maximum applicable costs. In order to evaluate the appropriate costs, it is necessary to take into account several parameters but the measures taken by the controller have a relevant importance. In establishing the administrative sanction, the technical and organizational measures adopted by the controller […]

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