The Bavarian Data Protection Authority against Mailchimp for illegal data transfer to the US

On March 15th, the Bavarian DPA, Bavaria’s Data Protection Authority, ruled against Mailchimp, a well-known US email marketing company, for failing to comply with the indications contained in the Schrems II judgment regarding personal data transfer to the US (more in this article). The ruling represents an important precedent because it is the first formal […]

The EU Court on the Chanel vs Huawei case: no similarity between the signs compared

The European Union Court, by judgment of 21 April 2021, rejected Chanel’s appeal for the annulment of the decision of the Board of Appeal which had accepted the decision of the Opposition Division rejecting the opposition promoted by the famous French fashion house against the registration of the trademark applied by Huawei Technologies Ltd. In […]

TikTok challenges and the intervention of the Italian Data Protection Authority

TikTok remains under the supervision of the Data Protection Authority Supervisor, even after announcing the adoption of measures aimed at blocking the access to users under the age of 13. The Data Protection Authority had already intervened in December 2020, initiating a proceeding against the well-known platform and complaining above all about the lack of […]

The famous LEGO building brick is protected as an European Design

The Court of the European Union, by decision of March 24, 2021, in case T-515/19, annulled the decision of the EUIPO Board of Appeal which declared invalid the LEGO building brick stating that the aesthetic features of the product (registered as a design and model) were uniquely dictated by the technical function of the product. […]