After four years of legislative debate, the eagerly anticipated amendment to the existing PRC Trademark Law come into force on 1 May 2014.
This gives brand owners one year to get to grips with the practical...more
On Tuesday 4th February 2014 I participated to the second European Technology Leaders Summit held at The Landmark Hotel in London.
The Summit brought together business leaders in the European technology industry with...more
There is an increasing trend towards the full publication of data resulting from clinical trials sponsored by the industry. This was the topic of a discussion between the Working Group of the American Chamber of Commerce in...more
E-cigarettes regulation in Italy is a fluid and developing area. Law Decree 28 June 2013 n. 73, converted into Law 9 August 2013 no. 99, stated a general ban of e-cigarettes advertising by applying the regulation on tobacco...more
After wearable technologies, special rules for foreign franchisors in Italy, 3D Printers à la mode, social media and fashion and online retail, we will cover the legal risks connected to the usage of social media by fashion...more
The value of data and databases to business is undeniable and continues to increase. As a result the laws which enable data to be protected and exploited are crucial to many industries, from horseracing to...more