The department deals with any matter relating to the protection of intellectual and industrial property (copyright and related rights, trademarks, distinctive signs and patents), regardless of the context (online and offline) in which these issues arise. The department has a proven track record in all matters related to IP & Social Media Law. In particular, it deals with:
Responsibility for social network managers, linking services, peer to peer services, etc.
Liability of internet intermediaries (mere conduit, caching, hosting)
- Domain names
Web advertising services
Services provided by managers of online and e–commerce markets
Computer forensic issues
Furthermore, as part of the assistance provided to clients operating in the audio-visual media sector, the firm has gained specific experience in the activities of combating piracy on the web. In this particular sector, the firm has contributed to the formation of numerous jurisprudential precedents concerning primarily cases of abusive dissemination of audio-visual material (television programs, football content and films) on the Internet. The results obtained – also those of an economic nature – are of particular importance.
The firm provides a complete and integrated protection service including technical IT activities for monitoring the network and acquiring evidence.
Thanks to the results achieved in this area, Stefano Previti and Alessandro la Rosa have been recognized, respectively, as eminent practitioner and ranked lawyer in the Intellectual Property – Copyrights sector by Chambers & Partners.
The Firm was awarded with the TopLegal Industry Award in 2016, as an emerging firm in the New Media sector.