2014 marzo


IP Report_March 2014

NEW ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDIES AGAINST ONLINE INFRINGEMENT COME FROM THE ACTIVITY OF THE ITALIAN ANTITRUST AUTHORITY AND A NEW REGULATION ON WEB PIRACY

In Italy new effective tools have just become available for IPRs holders, “victims” of pirate websites offering either copycats of original products or fake copyrights works, often at rock bottom prices, heavily harming designers and producers.

This time, the Antitrust Authority (AGCM) – also in charge for the repression of unfair commercial practices – and the Telecommunications Authority (AGCOM) took the lead. Since a few months, AGCM has become more and more active in the fight against websites […]