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 »

How sharing liquidity will change the gaming market

The debate on sharing liquidity in the online gaming market seems to finally move ahead, but what is the right approach?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

How to get the best out of data at the time of the EU Privacy Regulation

Personal data, including big data, is a valuable asset for businesses, but how to maximise its exploitation at the age of the EU Privacy Regulation?Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

IoT based cyber attack against the Internet calls for standardization

No software is 100% secure, and Internet of Things technology is no different. However, because of public perception it is even more important for the IoT industry to find “adequate” safety standards to meet businesses’ and consumers’ cybersecurity needs.Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

Online procedure for resignation and sport: does this procedure apply to athletes?

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Resignation procedure for employees

Under the recent employment law reform in Italy, known as the “Jobs Act”, as of 12 March 2016 employees must resign exclusively through an online procedure.

From 12 March 2016, an employee who wants to resign must obtain a PIN code by accessing a specific section of INPS’ website and following the instructions on the website. Read the rest of this entry »

Corporate Criminal Liability for Gaming Operators

The potential corporate criminal liability of gaming operators/suppliers is a hot topic at the moment in Italy for both Italian and foreign gambling entities.Giulio Coraggio Read the rest of this entry »

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