Practice Areas

Intellectual property and Unfair competition

Intellectual property

Lawyalty provides assistance and legal counsel, both contentious and non – contentious, aimed at the protection, exploitation and safeguarding of intellectual property rights: trademarks, trade names, domain names, patents, designs and models, software, know-how and confidential information, provenance and geographical denomination, copyright, moral rights.

The legal advice that Lawyalty provides, predominantly covers four areas.

  • Registration of trade marks, designs/models and patents rights in close collaboration with our trusted consultants.

  • Legal counsel and assistance on IP contracts: negotiation, preparation and termination of contracts of transfer, licensing, distribution, franchising, merchandising, sponsorship, publicity, transfer of technology, confidentiality agreements.

  • IP- Due diligence reports in corporate transactions.

  • Protection of IP rights, in pre-litigation and in litigation, including for urgent basis (procedura cautelare etc.) before national, European and international authorities.

Unfair competition, publicity and unfair comercial practices

Lawyalty provides assistance and legal counsel, both judicial and extra judicial, relative to the following matters:

  • Confused competition.

  • Counterfeit.

  • Poaching of employees and customers.

  • Denigration.

  • Parasitism.

  • Appropriation of the others merits.

  • Use other means that do not conform to professional fairness and are likely to damage another company.

  • Misleading advertising.