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Going green: protecting sustainable products in Italy

In Italy, “green IP” is on the rise. High-end brands, for instance those in the fashion industry, are becoming more and more eager to adopt sustainable strategies. Still,...

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CopyC@ Pizzerias – D.C. Circuit affirms dismissal of &Pizza’s IP suit against foreign copycat

In a case “test[ing] the limits of the extraterritorial application of the Copyright and Lanham Acts,” the D.C. Circuit affirms the dismissal of design-your-own pizza restaurant ...

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UDRP: Cloudy outcome despite identical trademark
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In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP or the Policy) before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a Panel denied the transfer of...

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9th Circuit swivels on trade dress functionality doctrine in favor of iconic Herman Miller office chairs

The Ninth Circuit rules in favor of furniture designer Herman Miller in its trade dress infringement suit against a copycat manufacturer of knockoff Eames and Aeron office chairs. The court ...

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Podcast: Talking the cure

Our team is always thinking about how to conquer and foresee the most significant industry issues facing our clients. Over the next year, we will touch on cutting-edge topics such as...

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A company’s ownership of IP rights is positively related with revenue per employee and wage levels
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In a recent joint report from the European Union Intellectual Property office (“EUIPO”) and the European Patent Office (“EPO”), the impact of Intellectual Property...

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Geographical Indications: the UK’s post-Brexit scheme
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On 24 December 2020 the EU and UK announced a deal, pursuant to the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), that determines the framework for the new UK-EU relationship from 1 January 2021....

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A year in domains, 2020 and beyond
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Noting the worldwide impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 presented a number of challenges across all sectors. Nevertheless, 2020 saw a number of important developments in the...

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Brexit deal: what you need to know about IP
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The UK and EU announced on 24 December 2020 that they had reached a deal, pursuant to the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), that determines the framework for the new...

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