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The Rabbit roars

In Switzerland, a dispute between bunnies that began in 2018 has concluded. The Swiss Supreme Court, in fact, decided that the chocolate bunny sold by Lidl since years can be confused with the three-dimensional registered [...]

2022-11-28T10:01:45+00:0028 November 2022|

Canada – When word are useless…

We like showing you a case that illustrates that autonomous protection of the distinctive elements of your “communication” can solve difficult situations. The Coco Cola Company opposed to the registration  in Canada of the trademark  [...]

2022-10-25T09:59:04+00:0025 October 2022|

Art in commercial communication

You need to pay attention when representing of famous artworks in commercial communication and in distinctive signs: in fact, a recent ruling by the Court of Florence clarifies that the image of a artwork for [...]

2022-09-21T15:29:50+00:0021 September 2022|

Trademarks in Lebanon

A recent provision requires the sworn translation into Arabic of words not in Arabic forming a mark to be registered (including those marks formed by a mix of non-Arabic words). If so, it is advisable [...]

2022-06-06T07:34:20+00:006 June 2022|

Impact on IP – War in Ukraine

Ukraine: martial law suspended the deadlines for 30 days; online filings work as long as there is an internet line; the Ukrainian colleagues work from home, always using the Internet and until it works. Russia [...]

2022-03-02T08:58:18+00:002 March 2022|


The virtual world makes its way with Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT),, i.e. digital objects, which are a sort of "avatar" of physical objects and which begin to have their own specific market on the Internet. As [...]

2022-02-23T08:56:30+00:0023 February 2022|

China Joins the Hague System

China has joined the Hague System bringing the total number of countries covered to 94. The Government of China deposited its instrument of accession to the 1999 Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement on February [...]

2022-02-10T10:29:22+00:0010 February 2022|

Domain names – News in Turkey

In Turkey, to register a DN, the proof of ownership of the name object of the Dn is no longer required, and, from now on, the "first come, first served" principle will be adopted. This [...]

2022-01-10T09:04:08+00:0010 January 2022|