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Immuni. Guarantees for privacy protection of the Italian contact-tracing app

For the purpose of containing the spread of the Covid-19 virus, Article 6 of Legislative Decree no. 28/2020 provided for the implementation of a national platform for contact tracing, aimed at alerting users who came in contact with virus-positive subjects, who can therefore promptly activate health prevention and treatment […]

By |16 06 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

EU Court of Justice: Amazon is not responsible for trademark infringements committed by third parties

With a recent decision issued in the proceedings C-567/18, the EU Court of Justice, ruling on the interpretation of Article 9 of EU Regulation 2009/209 and Article 9 of EU Regulation 2017/1001 on EU trademarks, held that a subject who, on behalf of a third-party, stores products infringing another’s […]

By |21 04 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The Court of Milan protects the famous app Satispay with a “limited” injunction

by Laura Spagnoli and Elena Martini
With an order dated December 3, 2019 in the proceedings brought by Satispay S.p.a. and Satispay Ltd. against Sisal Group S.p.a., the Court of Milan ascertained that Sisal committed acts of parasitic unfair competition to the detriment of Satispay, ruling on the case with […]

By |06 04 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The Italian Supreme Court protects the well-known trademark «Grazia»

By Laura Spagnoli and Elena Martini
By order no. 4721/2020, the Italian Supreme Court recently ruled in favour of the well-known publishing house Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.a., owner of the trademark «Grazia», ascertaining that its trademark was counterfeited by the sign «grazia.net». The three instances of the case are briefly […]

By |30 03 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Court of Bologna, decision no. 96/2020: the software developed by the self-employed belongs to the employer

by Laura Spagnoli and Elena Martini
With decision (no. 96/2020), published last January 15, the Court of Bologna found that software developed by an external contractor was  owned by the committing company and acknowledged in favour of the company the right to be compensated for damages arising from the contractor’s […]

By |17 03 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The Italian DPA fines Eni Gas e Luce 11.5 million EUR

With decisions no. 231 and 232 of 2019, the Italian Data Protection Authority
imposed two substantial fines on the well-known company Eni Gas e Luce
(hereinafter “EGL”) amounting to € 3,000,000 and € 8,500,000 at the end of two different proceedings relating to the infringement
of data protection laws in the context […]

By |09 03 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The Court of Milan’s ex parte dynamic injunction in defence of the film ‘Tolo Tolo’

by Laura Spagnoli and Elena Martini

With two ex parte decrees issued last December 24 and January 13, the IP Court of Milan ruled in
favour of the companies Taodue S.r.l. and Medusa Film S.p.a., i.e. the producer
and the holder of the distribution rights for the well-known film ‘Tolo Tolo’,
in the […]

By |04 03 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

D&G shall compensate Maradona for the illicit exploitation of his name

by Laura Spagnoli and Elena Martini

With decision no. 11374/2019, the Court of
Milan recently marked a victory in favour of the famous former Napoli’s footballer
Diego Armando Maradona, in the proceedings brought by the latter against Dolce&Gabbana
S.r.l.

The facts date back to 2016, when, in the
context of a tribute parade to celebrate […]

By |05 02 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

New EDPB’s Guidelines on the geographical application of the GDPR

With the publication of the Guidelines concerning the interpretation of Article
3 of EU Regulation no. 679/2016 (GDPR), the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)
provided some clarifications on the territorial scope of the GDPR. Article 3 GDPR,
in fact, provides for three different criteria for the application of the
European privacy law: 1) […]

By |22 01 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

EU Court of Justice redefines the neutrality of hosting providers

With the decision
of last October 3rd, the European Court of Justice (preliminary ruling C-18/18),
provided some clarifications on the interpretation of Article 15(1) of EC
Directive no. 2000/31. The provision lays down the principle of provider
neutrality by preventing Member States from imposing on Internet Service Providers
a general obligation to monitor stored […]

By |06 12 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The ECJ rules on the matter of pre-ticked checkboxes and cookie consent

With a recent decision (C-673/17) dated October 1 2019, the European Court of
Justice ruled on a reference for a preliminary ruling proposed by the
Bundesgerichtshof (the German Supreme Court), concerning the validity of the
consent to use cookies, given by means of pre-ticked checkboxes.

The dispute arose from an online
promotional lottery organised […]

By |25 11 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

The Italian Data Protection Authority grants the right to be forgotten in the event of a criminal conviction

With judgement no. 153 of last July 24, the Italian Data Protection
Authority (DPA) ruled on the matter of the right to be forgotten and upheld a
claim against Google LLC, brought by a citizen involved in a criminal
proceeding.

The applicant had sought an order against
Google to remove two URLs, resulting from […]

By |08 11 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments|