Skype messages not to be monitored due to privacy

Privacy law prevents monitoring of employees’ Skype calls and messages even in case of calls/messages potentially harmful for employers according to the Italian Data Protection Authority. But what will happen under the new Job Act provisions?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

The Future of Copyright

News from the Pisa Internet Festival. Copyright, Data Protection, Internet of Things, ICT and artificial intelligence… are joining together in Pisa this week-end. Olivi Fusion Read the rest of this entry »

When the crocodile eats the kajman: A recent ruling of the General Court

elena-vareseStylized animals have been used by fashion houses on their clothing items for decades, enjoying enduring success. Device trademarks including animals have become quite iconic, like the Abercrombie’s moose, Harmont&Blaine’s dachshund or Ralph Lauren’s horse (with riding polo player). Among the most famous logos including stylized animals, there is certainly the crocodile of Lacoste, which has been used for almost ninety years and was created by Mr. René Lacoste, nicknamed “the Crocodile” by fans because of his tenacity on the tennis court. Read the rest of this entry »

Join us @ webinar “European Court invalidates US data protection Safe Harbor- what does this mean for business?” – 8 October 2015

Zappaterra FusionJoin us on October 8, at 17:00 pm CEST for a webinar on the implications of the ground-breaking ruling of the European Court of Justice on the invalidity of the Safe Harbor Principles for transfer of data to the US. Read the rest of this entry »

Ground Breaking ECJ Decision: no data transfer to the US?

Zappaterra FusionThe European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) held today that the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles for transfer of data to the US are invalid, opening questions on past and future data transfers that rely on such data protection principles. Read the rest of this entry »

Kit Kat chocolate facing trademark registration issues

Balice FusionFollowing the Tripp Trapp case – commented here – the Court of Justice of the EU (‘CJEU’) has recently issued another interesting decision on trademarks representing the shape of goods. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital Single Market Strategy: Summary of Conclusions!

Olivi FusionThank you all for attending our webinar on the “Digital Single Market”. This is a very exciting time for those passionate about media regulations. For those who could not attend, the main conclusions are summarized below: Read the rest of this entry »

Italian Communications Authority launches public inquiry into digital platforms and electronic communication services

The Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) launched a public inquiry into the development of digital platforms Cavalcanti C.V.and electronic communication services on September 17 2015. The inquiry will conclude on March 15, 2016, and methods for participation of stakeholders will soon be released via the AGCOM website. Read the rest of this entry »

Media Webinar: Update on Digital Single Market, 30 September @4.00 PM CET

Olivi FusionJoin us tomorrow at 4:00 PM CET for a new session of our Sports and Media Webinars. We will be providing an update on the Digital Single Market, including, among other things, Copyright and Geoblocking, the review of the Audiovisual Media Services and Cable and Satellite Directives, E-commerce Regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Internet of Things webinar on smart home!

As part of DLA Piper Internet of Things webinar, here is the webinar on legal issues of smart home technologies on 8 October 2015. Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

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