The EU sets the IoT rules, time for the industry to show the right route!

The Internet of Things (IoT) is getting regulated through the draft European ePrivacy privacy regulation and the revised database and product liability directives, but is this good news?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

DLA Piper Gambling and Tax Event before ICE Gaming Conference

Here is the opportunity of getting free gambling and tax law advice from DLA Piper lawyers of the hottest gaming jurisdictions of the moment.  Read the rest of this entry »

Top 3 privacy predictions for 2017

2016 left us with a “brand new” EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). But as soon as 2016 came to an end, we – lawyers – started looking for what is coming next in the data protection world. Here my personal predictions on the privacy legal issues for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 Internet of Things predictions for 2017

The Internet of Things experienced a massive acceleration in 2016, but what are the predictions for 2017? What should we expect? Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 gaming predictions for 2017

It was a very interesting year for the gaming market that is setting very high expectations for 2017 and here are my predictions. What are yours? Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

FOLLOW US! Webinar on Content Protection and Digital Piracy – 6 December 2016

The next webinar in the international Intellectual Property webinar series relates to Content Protection and Digital Piracy, and will take place on Tuesday 6 December 2016 at 3PM CET.

We will discuss about:

  • liability of link-providers, media box suppliers and wifi network providers;
  • ISP blocking injunctions (including a comparison of the approach of the courts of the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy in recent cases); and
  • impact on copyright enforcement of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market Review.

The webinar will also cover a number of important recent cases, including the decisions of the Court of Justice of the EU in GS Media, Svennson and McFadden.  Click here to register!

Join us!

Personal data “CAN” be transferred under the Privacy Shield

Following the Schrems Judgment, there was some uncertainty as to the legal basis to transfer personal data from Italy to the US.

Consistently with other European Data Protection Authorities, also the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, “the Italian DPA”) authorized the transfer of personal data to the US under the so-called Privacy Shield, i.e. the new agreement signed between the EU and the US which served as the alternative for the old Safe Harbour that was invalidated by the European Court of Justice (for further information see here).Olivi Fusion Read the rest of this entry »

Yes, we won (again)! Gualtiero Dragotti IP Lawyer of the Year!

Another prize for our team at the 2016 Top Legal Awards. Our Gualtiero Dragotti has been named IP Lawyer of the Year, together with our Prof. Giulio Andreani, Tax Lawyer of the Year. See below a picture of a pleased Gualtiero at the awards evening. gualtiero

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Save the date! Media Breakfast Series: VOD and media market trends – 25 November @DLA Piper Milan!

Join us on Friday 25 November, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., @DLA Piper Milan, Via Della Posta 7 for a new session of our Media Breakfast Series. Augusto Preta, economist, market analyst and founder at ITMedia Consulting, will address VOD and the latest media market trends. Read the rest of this entry »

SAVE THE DATE! Fashion Lunch @DLA Piper Milan. “The new General Data Protection Regulation in the Fashion industry” – 18 November 2016.

Join us on Friday 18 November at 12.30 pm at our offices in Milan for a new session of our Fashion Lunch Series! We will talk about the new General Data Protection Regulation within the Fashion industry. As you will note from this post, with the new Regulation there will no doubt be a lot of actions to take. Read the rest of this entry »

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