Communications law, rights relating to personality

The Department provides assistance to companies operating in the field of communication, including the relationship with the competent authorities (such as AGCom), and particularly in the fields of journalism, radio and television, advertising, communication via the Internet and, more generally, the corporate communication.

This team also deals with the protection of personality rights (in particular, the rights to honour, to reputation, to confidentiality, to name, to personal identity and to the image) against any damage caused by the press and television, as well as via other means of communication, including the Internet.

The Firm provides legal advice and litigation assistance before Italian Courts, domestic and international arbitrations, ADR and proceedings before Italian administrative Authorities (Italian Data Protection Authority and AGCom), in the following areas:

  • Communications law (press, radio, television, internet)
  • Advertisement
  • Defamation and personal identity
  • Image and name protection
  • Privacy and right to oblivion
  • Company reputation


Head of department: Avv. Flaviano Sanzari