How many times have you found a Geo-Block (the impossibility to use a digital service available in another European country)? If you are a digital user, as who is writing this post, probably you incurred in this block at least sometime. Geo-blocks and other internal obstacles within the European Union are blocking its citizens and… Read More

The State Intellectual Property Office (“SIPO”) has recently released a draft to amend the PRC Patent Law, for public comments. The Draft intends to modify the term of a design patent from 10 years provided in the Patent Law to 15 years. The Draft also clarifies the legal liability for network service providers: where a… Read More

The persons who otherwise need international protection according to Italian case law. A recent sentence of the Court of Appeal of Lecce, on the subject of immigration and international protection of the foreigner, interprets and apply the article 14th of the Legislative Decree n. 251/2007. This Legislative Decree fulfils the directive 2004/83/CE on minimum standards… Read More