Framing vs Embedding: when a link containing a protected work infringes copyright

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Maciej Szpunar, was called to establish if it is lawful to integrate in a webpage, through a link, a copyright protected work that, with the rights’ holder authorization, was already available to the public in another website. In the conclusions of last […]

Social credentials: what happens to personal data after the owner’s death?

The transferring of digital heritage due to death is a phenomenon that in the last few years has gained a primary importance but that, to this day, still has uncertainty and complexity under many points of view. One can think of digitally stored files, emails or social accounts. It may be data that hold just […]

Mediation for IP disputes: a new agreement between Milan Chamber of Arbitration and WIPO

While waiting for the official decision on the next head office of the Unified Patent Court, for which Milan has been nominated (more on this in this article), Milan Chamber of Arbitration (CAM) has recently established a collaboration agreement with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center, to support mediation for the […]

Wine Labelling “Teran”: conflict between PDO and name of a grape variety

“Teran” is a protected designation of origin (PDO) for Slovenian wines but it is also the name of a wine grape variety used in Croatia. For this reason Croatia, before joining the European Union, in many letters sent to the Commission had expressed its doubts about the possibility to keep using the term “teran” for […]