2006 November


NewsLetter 02_2006

SUMMARY
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ITALIAN IP LAW
A government bill is presented which renews the delegation for revision of the Code of Industrial Property
The High Commission for the Fight against Infringement comes into operation
The reintroduction of patent duties in Italy
New measures to protect “Made in Italy” and to fight against the use of misleading trade marks. The destruction of goods subject to customs measures

THE CASE
The trade mark with a reputation is also protected against its adoption as a personal pseudonym, used in commercial activity with a non-distinctive function […]