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

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 […]

The New Invalidity and Revocation Administrative Procedure for Italian Trademarks 

As of 29th December 2022, it is possible to start the new administrative procedure to assess the revocation and to request the invalidity of a currently valid registered Italian trademark before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office. The new administrative procedure pairs the traditional judicial procedure aiming at simplifying and speeding the resolution of disputes […]

Ferrari, Twingo and revenge song: the EUIPO enters between Shakira and Piquè

“Cambiaste un Ferrari por un Twingo  Cambiaste un Rolex por un Casio” These are the verses of the new single of the famous Colombian singer which, in only 5 days, have reached hundreds of thousands of views all over the world. The song is a clear attack to the ex-partner Gerard Piqué – who has […]

Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Intellectual Property

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 […]