2006 April


NewsLetter 01_2006

SUMMARY
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ITALIAN IP LAW
Italy implements EC Directive 2004/48 (the so-called«Enforcement Directive») – More effective measures in the fight against infringement
Revision of the IP Code: to be discussed in the next legislature
Italy implements EC Directive98/44 on the protection of biotech inventions
Further strengthening of administrative sanctions for those purchasing non-original goods

THE CASE
The shape of a good may be protected against an identical copy even should it not be registered as a trade mark ormodel (Court of Milan, 17 January 2006) – The text of […]