PIAGGIO WINS AGAINST PEUGEOT

Piaggio obtained two favourable judgements against Peugeot from the Tribunal Judiciaire of Paris and the Court of Milan, for the infringement of the European patent relating to the technology of the Piaggio MP3 three-wheeler scooter. Our firm, with Prof. Giuseppe Sena...

Patents and health emergencies: compulsory licenses

The Chamber of Deputies has recently approved, on 19 July 2021, an amendment to the Industrial Property Code, as formulated by the conversion law of the so-called “Simplification Decree” (d.l. no. 77/2021), voting in favor of the introduction of Art. 70bis...

PATENTS AND VACCINES

In recent weeks there has been a lot of discussion on vaccines and whether it makes sense to provide a derogatory regulation of patents for this type of inventions. On this regard, we are pleased to mention the article published in “L’ Economia” of...

FOOD RESEARCH & INNOVATION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The National Research Programme (NRP) 2021-2027 includes among its objectives the creation of a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system. It points towards innovative technologies that improve food quality, preservation and environmental sustainability....

Protecting trade secrets in Industry 4.0

How to protect trade secrets and know-how? Under what conditions? Is it lawful to use a competitor’s confidential data acquired through “reverse engineering”? Francesca La Rocca Sena of our firm has explored these issues in the article “The...

Present and Future of Intellectual Property

The book “Present and Future of Intellectual Property” has been published and is also available through Amazon. It is a collection of the presentations of the topics discussed during an interesting series of seminars among professionals on the new...