Intellectual Property

The Firm’s Intellectual Property department provides counsel and legal assistance to Italian and international clients in relation to judicial protection of intellectual and industrial property rights, such as the securing and enforcing of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other valuable intangible assets, before competent national and international Authorities.

Our professionals are particularly expert in providing advice on intellectual and industrial property protection in the media and information technology industry. In particular, they provide clients with assistance on:

 - draft of software development agreement;

-protection of patent for an invention or utility model;

- copyright and patent protection  on software; 

- protection of computer programs and electronic database;

- advice on trade secrets and patet protection;

- the administrative procedures at the S.I.A.E. (the copyright office for the registration of software in the Public Software Registry);

- administrative and judicial proceedings for disputes over the illegal use of intellectual property;

Firm news

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21/09/2021

Zero tariff’ options are contrary to the regulation on open internet access

According to the Court of Justice of the European Union (Judgments in Cases C-854/19, C-5/20 and C-34/20 Press and Information Vodafone and Telekom Deutschland), Zero tariff options

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21/09/2021

Green Pass is mandatory for private and public workers

According to the new Law Decree approved by the Government on September 16, 2021,   all public and private workers are required to provide GreenPass in their workplaces from October 15, 2021. Employees

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21/09/2021

ICA : Poste Italiane fined over 11 million Euro for abuse of economic dependence from 2012 to 2017

According to the Authority, it imposed onerous clauses in the contracts with Soluzioni S.r.l., a company that handled the distribution and collection of mail on behalf of Poste Italiane The Italian