The Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) has recently made available the results of the first half 2014 activities: 196 inspections, fines issued in the range of 2,5M Euro (already collected). ...more
As you all remember, last May the European Court of Justice ruled that Google must allow the de-indexing of web pages containing personal data, further to a lawful enforcement by the relevant data subjects of their right to...more
Italy: Opportunities for DTT frequencies in the Italian market - The Italian Ministry for Economic Development has started a competitive bid for three national DTT frequencies.
Australia: Senate scrutinises state of...more
Liable or not liable… this is the recurring dilemma in many jurisdictions. Is Youtube (Google) liable for the infringing contents uploaded by Youtube users?...more
We discussed fashion and online retail and the new related legal issues.
When a fashion company decides to approach e-commerce, it is likely that it will deal with different jurisdictions, taking into account, for...more
As we already discussed, 3D printing technologies facilitates the creation of things but also is a great issue for managing traditional IP rights.
This is a technology that will challenge more and more an effective...more
As also reported yesterday by our colleagues Emma Thomas and Jim Halpert, last October, 21 the EU Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee (LIBE) has approved a compromise set of amendments to the EU Data Protection...more
We dedicated this week to fashion and IPT (intellectual property and technology) issues. After wearable technologies, special rules for foreign franchisors in Italy, 3D Printers à la mode, social media and fashion this IPT...more
Important developments on the companies’ liability for data protection breaches.
As you may know, Italian law (so called “Law 231?) provides indeed a regime of criminal corporate liability and sanctions in the event...more