By Roberto Valenti, Annamaria Algieri and Andrea Michelangeli Last year has brought some exciting new scenarios for trademarks! We look forward to assessing whether the trends emerged in 2019 will be followed or left behind. In the meanwhile, here are our predictions for 2020!
By Elena Varese, Andrea Michelangeli and Vanessa Krieg “One of the greatest dangers of advertising is not that of misleading people, but that of boring them to death”. Thus, in the hope not to be too boring, there you go with our predictions for 2020 on advertising law!
By Elena Varese and Andrea Michelangeli As the 2020 Spring/Summer Milan Fashion Week goes on, it is now time give you some stylish tips on how to draft your co-branding agreement!
By Andrea Michelangeli and Annamaria Algieri On 29 January 2020, the CJEU issued its judgement on the Sky v. Skykick case, one of the most awaited trademark decisions of the past years. As anticipated in our previous article posted last October 2019 (you can find it here: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/iptitaly/2019/10/sky-v-skykick-or-on-the-meaning-of-computer-software/), the dispute came up when Sky, active in the satellite and digital television broadcast service, sued before the High Court of Justice of the UK Skykick, which supplies cloud migration information technology services, for the infringement of the EU trademarks consisting in the word “SKY”. Skykick denied the infringement and counterclaimed that …