Category Archives: Internet & domains

NFT: precautionary order issued against OpenSea


By the ruling issued on 21 October 2022, the Commercial Court of Barcelona issued a precautionary order against OpenSea, ordering the contested NFTs to be entrusted to the custody of the Court through their transfer in a virtual wallet specifically created. The Case In March 2022 the clothing company Mango announced its entry in the […]

Louboutin vs Amazon: the Court of Justice clarifies the responsibility of the provider in case of infringement 

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The European Court of Justice by decision 22 December 2022 (joined cases C-148/21 and C-184/21) clarified the notion of “use” of a trademark on the online market, redefining the boundaries of the responsibility of the provider of the marketplace for the illicit use of the trademarks of others. The Court expressed itself following the referral […]

Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Intellectual Property

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With the launch of ChatGPT (Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer), a prototype of chatbot able to converse and write text in natural language developed by the organization OpenAI, the debate on artificial intelligence is livelier than ever. The context of application of artificial intelligence (A.I) are many. Taking into consideration the context of intellectual property, a […]

The registration of a domain name identical to the one of an inactive website may constitute infringement

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The Court of Florence, with decision no. 2920/2022 of 19th October 2022, expressed itself on unfair competition, re-stating the unity principle of the distinctive signs. The case concerned a dispute born between two companies operating in the field of shipping and both with signs substantially identical. In particular, it appeared that the first company was […]