2008 September


NewsLetter 01_2008

SUMMARY

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ITALIAN IP LAW

The High Commissioner for the Fight against Infringement ceases its activity, bequeathing the new government a systematic proposal for strengthening the protection of IP rights which is currently being debated in Parliament

Another procedural rule of the Code of Industrial Property (CIP) has been adjudged unconstitutional: actions into the merits at risk without the legislative intervention proposed by the High Commissioner

From 1 July 2008 European search report also for Italian patent applications, at no cost to the applicant

Three important decisions of the Courts of Milan and Monza […]