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Patents — changes to reciprocity rules in the recognition of trademarks and patents between Italy and San Marino
There was a recent agreement between Italy and the Republic of San Marino on the interpretation of art. 43 of the bilateral 1939 Convention.
The Court of Milan ruled on a ‘lookalike’ case, whereby the company San Carlo Food Group claimed the imitation of the graphic elements of its package of chips by the competitor company Amica Chips.
The EU Court has ruled that the registration as a trademark of the shape of the worldwide-known puzzle invented in 1974 by Professor Erno Rubik is to be considered valid.
Patents — international stem cell case: the ECJ rules on the patentability of unfertilised human ovums
With decision dated 18 December 2014 in the proceeding no. C-364/13, the Court of Justice of the European Union (hereafter, Court of Justice) has returned on the patentability of unfertilised human ovums.
Copyright — a new ruling from the ECJ on legal protection of databases and the applicability of contractual limitations
With an important judgment rendered on Jan. 15, 2015 (Case C-30/14), the ECJ ruled on the conditions of applicability of the Directive No. 96/9, concerning the legal protection of databases in any form.
In Italy, measures have been taken to preserve the continuity of operation of industrial plants of national strategic interest.
Can the admission to concordato preventivo be revoked if creditors, informed by the judicial commissioner of fraudulent acts, approved the proposal of the debtor?
The Italian Supreme Court ruled that the disclosure of acts in fraud carried out by the debtor causes the admission to concordato preventivo to be revoked according to Article 173 IBL, even in case of approval by the creditors.
The VAT refund secured receivable from a customer admitted to concordato preventivo can be partially satisfied if liened assets value is lower
A company filed a plan for a concordato preventivo providing that creditors would be paid out of future earnings, which the Tribunal of Lucca refused to confirm.
Italian veterinary company IZO is sold to German farm animal vaccination company Vaxxinova.
Decree-Law 133/2014, known as the ‘Unlock Italy Decree’, has significant implications for the telecoms sector. In particular, a 50 per cent tax credit is envisaged for wideband in ‘white areas’.
NCTM Studio Legale Associato assisted Yarpa and LBO France, leading private equity funds in Europe, in the sale of the entire share capital of IZO Srl to Vaxxinova GmbH...
NCTM Studio Legale Associato has assisted the shareholders of Estancia San Francisco in the sale of the entire share capital of Estancia.
NCTM has helped out in the sale of LA Nazione HQ.
The Italian Antitrust Authority has approved with conditions the establishment of the joint venture (JV).
Shipping and Transport Bulletin — dredging in Italian ports; cross-border shipments of waste; and more
NCTM has released the December 2014–January 2015 edition of its Shipping and Transport Bulletin.
NCTM has assisted Turbocoating, a specialist in coatings and surface treatments, in the establishment of a 50-50 joint venture with GE Aviation.
NCTM has advised the Villa family on the sale of the entire share capital of Villa & Bonaldi to Brembana & Rolle.
Article 7 applies to geographical indications identifying products falling within one of the product classes listed in Annex III.
NCTM has assisted the shareholders of IBF in an agreement with Tubacex for the sale of a majority stake in the company.
NCTM and Paul Hastings have assisted Waste Italia in a high-yield bond offer for a total value of €200m and on a €15m revolving credit facility.