The True Cost of Trademarking a Name in Italy

The True Cost of Trademarking a Name in Italy

Cost of Trademarking a Name in Italy Contrary to popular belief, registering a trademark in Italy is not expensive. I was working with a client, let’s call her Sofia, last summer. Sofia's marriage had many rough patches, and she wanted to leave. At the same time, she started a new company, the name of which she wanted to trademark.  Her plan was to act depressed for a while, waiting for her ...

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How to Protect Your IP in Brazil

IP in Brazil: How to Successfully Protect Yours

IP in Brazil Intellectual property comprising patents, trademarks, geographical indications, and industrial designs. The name of the agency which is responsible for the administration and registration of this intellectual property in Brazil is Brazil’s National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI). There is a government website called ‘inpi.gov.br’ which is available in the Portuguese language where the application for the patent, trademark, and industrial design can be filed in the electronic ...

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How Does Italy Protect Intellectual Property?

Intellectual Property: Protection in Italy?

Intellectual Property in Italy Italy protects the intellectual property (IP) of both its citizens and foreigners. The question, "How does Italy protect IP?" has been ringing in my head since what turned out to be the most memorable day of my life. I had checkmated my brother's friend, Giovanni, for the third time that day. I didn't know his age, but I guessed that he was about ten or eleven years ...

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