Entries by Thinx

DIGITAL SERVICES ACT (DSA) AND THE OUT-OF-COURT DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Author: Dr. Giovanna Del Bene   The Digital Services Act is the new European Regulation on Digital Services (EU Regulation 2022/2065), which innovates the previous liability regime for information society service providers, consisting of the E-commerce Directive (2000/31/CE), now more than two decades old.   The DSA entered into force on November 16, 2022 in […]

At a glance: the novelties of the Italian Intellectual Property Code in the opposition procedures and the nullity proceedings.

Author: D.ssa Giovanna Del Bene   The Italian IP Code has been amended by Law No. 102 of July 24, 2023, which entered into force on August 23, 2023. Regarding the opposition procedures and the nullity proceedings, the following changes were introduced. Opposition procedures According to Article 15 of the Amendment Law, the opposition procedure […]

Antonio Di Bernardo and Silvia Mati are “Recommended IP – Patent Agents & Attorneys” by Who’s Who Legal 2023

We are proud to share that Antonio Di Bernardo, THINX founder, and Silvia Mati, European Patent Attorney, are both “Recommended IP – Patent Agents & Attorneys” by Who’s Who Legal which every year identifies the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law. About Mr. Di Bernardo, WWL says: “Antonio Di Bernardo impresses market […]

Barbie, the doll and the IP influencer

Author: Dr. Giovanna Del Bene “You can be anything” has been Barbie’s motto since 2016, repeated several times even in the Greta Gerwig film that is smashing the box office these weeks and has exploded Barbie-mania worldwide. The success of this iconic doll (and the current film) is not accidental or simply due to a […]

Antonio Di Bernardo and Giancarlo Belloni have been ranked as top patent attorneys in “IAM Patent 1000 2023”

We are proud to share that Antonio Di Bernardo, THINX founder, and Giancarlo Belloni, European Patent Attorney, have both been ranked by the prestigious IAM as top patent attorneys in its “IAM Patent 1000 2023” which every year identifies the world’s leading patent professionals. About Mr. Di Bernardo, IAM says: “Fast, accurate and cost-effective” are […]

Protecting Food and Beverage Processing Technologies

Author: Eng. Antonio Di Bernardo Food industry is one of the most active and innovative, not only because new foods are coming on our tables, but also because automation is a must for any companies processing food and beverage (F&B) Despite traditional foods are produced following centenary-old recipes, mass production requires automated machines which must […]

The invention of the windshield wiper is female!

Author: D.ssa Giovanna Del Bene As is well known, the windshield wiper is a cleaning device for the windshield of land, sea and air vehicles in case of rain, snow or dust etc. etc. to keep it clean, ensuring visibility. It is present on all vehicles (sometimes even at the rear of the vehicle: rear […]

Unified Patent Court and the Patent Mediation and Arbitration Centre

Author: Giovanna Del Bene After years of debate and negotiating, the new European Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court (UPC – with a local division in Milan) will be implemented in the first half of 2023. This event will have a relevant impact non only on future European patents, but also on already existing […]