Martini Manna Avvocati assists its clients in all kinds of unfair competition issues, i.e. resulting from:

  • unauthorised use of distinctive signs capable of generating confusion with signs lawfully used by third parties;
  • slavish imitation of competitors’ products;
  • any other act capable of generating confusion with competitors’ products and activities;
  • denigration acts;
  • passing off acts;
  • any other act contrary to the principles of professional fairness capable of damaging third-party companies (for instance, breach of laws, misleading commercial practices).

The firm helps its clients to find the best protection strategy and to collect evidence of unfair competition acts.

The firm’s latest experiences include:

  • preliminary injunction proceedings for acts contrary to the principles of professional fairness, consisting in the misappropriation and unauthorised use of trade secrets of the client (a company active worldwide in flexographic machine manufacturing);
  • preliminary injunction for misleading commercial practices and breach of laws, started on behalf of a German company commercialising health and wellness products;
  • search proceedings for acts contrary to the principles of professional fairness, consisting in the misappropriation and unauthorised use of trade secrets of the client, (a company active in the metal industry).