If it’s a luxury, you can’t get it on Amazon

Good news for luxury brands. The European Court of Justice has stated that suppliers of luxury goods can prohibit their authorised distributors from selling their goods on third-party internet platforms, such as Amazon (C230/16, Coty). The decision may have a great impact on online distribution practices, allowing luxury brands to legally ask their authorised distributors to sell th
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The Firm ranked in Chambers Global 2017

We are proud to announce that the firm has been ranked for its work in Intellectual Property by Chambers and Partners Global and Europe Guides 2017. Our managing partner Marella Naj-Oleari has been singled out for individual recognition for the fourth year running and ranked in Band 3. Social share
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Fashion’s secrets: a lecture for the Fashion Law Masterclass of the University of Milan

On May, 22nd 2017 Marella Naj-Oleari will talk about fashion and confidential information during the lecture for the Fashion Law Masterclass of the University of Milan. There are many secrets in fashion industry, not always well protected. Every day designers, creative directors and style offices create clothes, logos, fabrics, bags and accessories that require strict confidence thr
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Scarpellini & Naj-Oleari sponsors the Luxury Law Summit, London 2017

For the third year running, Scarpellini Naj-Oleari & Partners are sponsoring the “Luxury Law Summit“, the global forum, organized by The Global Legal Post, that brings together leading international luxury brands and their legal advisors to discuss the sector’s challenges and opportunities. The summit will be held in London on May, 16th 2017. We will have the honour
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Digital reproduction of contemporary artworks: a lecture at NABA

On March, 13th 2017 Marella Naj-Oleari will give a lecture about the digital reproduction of contemporary artworks for the Master in Contemporary Art Markets of NABA – Nuova
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Customers subject to monetary fines for buying fake sneakers on Facebook

Counterfeit across social medias is growing. The Italian financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore recently published an article about sales of luxury products on Istagram. Counterfeiters post photos of fake bags, shoes and clothes by using genuine trademarks and pictures of the products. Prices don’t deviate from the original ones in order to look like clearance or outlet prices. Users ar
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Excessive advanced payment validates the license agreement termination

On June, 23 2016 the Court of Milan ruled that selling goals in a licence agreement are a mere business prevision and, even if mendacious, do not allow the licensee to terminate the agreement. However the Court can reconsider royalties advanced payment dues if clearly disproportionate compared to what actually obtained from the licensor during the first contractual year. Social shar
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Scarpellini & Naj-Oleari sponsors the Luxury Law Summit, London 16-17 May

For the second year running. Scarpellini Naj-Oleari & Partners are sponsoring the “Luxury Law Summit “, the global forum dedicated to international luxury and legal, organized by The Global Legal Post. The summit will be held in London on 16-17 May 2016. We will have the honour to award the “Luxury Entrepreneur of the Year“, for the enterprise which excel
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Scarpellini & Naj-Oleari and Marella Naj-Oleari ranked in Chambers & Partners Global 2016

Scarpellini & Naj-Oleari is proud to announce that the firm is noted for its work in Intellectual Property by Chambers & Partners in its 2016 Global Edition. The firm’s partner Marella Naj-Oleari has been singled out for individual recognition and ranked in Band 4. Chambers & Partners Guide is one of the world’s leading reference directories of business law firms.
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