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
Medical devices and new technologies are becoming more and more linked one to the other in order to allow medical practitioners to continuously monitor their patients’ health conditions through remote monitoring systems…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
Among the hottest topics which will be the subject of discussions at the seminar organized by Confindustria Modena next Monday there are the two proposals for regulations on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical…more
Medical devices are becoming more and more important.
Like pharmaceutical products, they are positioned at the intersection of crucial interests.
Some of these interests are traditionally dealt with by IP rights…more
The Italian data protection authority (DPA) issued a decision introducing more stringent obligations for the transfer of data to call centers located in countries outside of the European Union such as India or the US, but also…more
Following a consultation with the main stakeholders, the Italian Communication Authority (Agcom) issued two new decisions (Decision n. 599/13/CONS and Decision n. 600/13/CONS) concerning radio and audiovisual media’s freedom of…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
A web tax also renamed as “Google tax” aimed at obliging foreign Internet operators to pay Italian taxes is currently subject of discussion before the Italian Parliament and has raised considerable concerns also in relation to…more
Promotions offering prizes in kind or in cash are subject to considerable regulatory restrictions in Italy, but such restrictions could become an easier issue for foreign EU websites and companies running promotions on social…more
Wearable technologies are likely to become more and more popular in the next years and interesting products have already been developed in the healthcare sector. But, given the sensitivity of collected personal data, such…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
Flogs (or fake blogs) are a type of business that is very common especially in the fashion sector where some bloggers have become real stars, but their practice might lead to potential legal issues which both fashion companies…more
Italian players can now bet through Italian licensed platforms and betting shops on the same types of bets and events offered on foreign licensed platforms…more
Lottomatica/GTech and SNAI have informed the market that they decided to settle the fines imposed on Italian videolottery concessionaires referred in this post paying an amount between 25% and 30% of fines initially awarded…more
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