In trademark matters, domain names and distinctive signs in general, the Firm has assisted and assists important national and multinational groups in the sectors of food and beverages, automotive, personal healthcare products and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, fashion and design, providing counseling with regard to protection besides the identification and study of marketing and commercial initiatives.
The Firm has achieved significant experience with regard to the protection of shape trademarks and product packaging, name of the designer and the patronymic in general, as well as the state of development that affect the scope of protection of a distinctive sign (well known, famous, secondary meaning, dilution and genericness).
Moreover the firm provides counseling during the registration and filing stages of trademarks and patents in Italy, EU and abroad, as well as in the procedures for reassignment of domain names on a domestic and international level.
The firm provides advice and assistance for the enhancement of distinctive signs in all sectors of goods.
Co-branding activities involve the joint use of brands by companies that intend to pursue common objectives. They should be governed by contracts to formalise the economic, practical, legal aspects of the operation, including intellectual property: brand licensing,...
Webinar Consequences de la trasposition en europe et en France de la Directive ‘Paquet Marques’ de 2015
On 4 June, Francesca La Rocca of our Firm participated as a speaker in the interesting webinar "Consequences de la trasposition en europe et en France de la Directive 'Paquet Marques' de 2015" organised by AAPI, ICC France and IRPI, illustrating the transposition of...
Our Firm has obtained from the EUIPO one of the first rulings on the subject of conflict between European trademarks and UK trademarks after Brexit. This was address in the ruling on 8 April 2021 in case R2212/2020-1, in which the Board of Appeal found that a UK trade...
In trademark matters, domain names and distinctive signs in general.
Protection of the most important domestic newspapers and publishers.
Handling problems relating to the ownership of patents and especially in matters involving employee inventions and fair compensation.
Designs and models
Protection of the aspect of the industrial product, in particular in the fields of fashion, home furnishings and automotives.
Appellations of origin and geographical indications
Protection of local products are amongst its prominent clients
Vast experience in handling disputes in matters relating to advertising before the Self-Regulatory Jury, Antitrust Authority, Regional Administrative Tribunals and Ordinary Courts.
Competition and antitrust law
Assistance in concluding agreements and covenants of non-competition as well as disputing the relative violations
Highly skilled in developing and implementing anti-counterfeiting enforcement strategies,