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WebLegal advice clients in all stages of the life cycle of the brand, including the choice of its verbal and graphic components; the filing, prosecution and enforcement of the trademark and its various functions, with a particular attention to the Internet usability and international aspects.

Since July 2011, the opposition proceedings before the Italian patents and trademarks office was introduced in Italy to prevent the registration of trademarks by third parties in conflict with earlier rights.

The international protection of trade mark rights (especially on the Internet ) is one of WebLegal’s main areas of specialization, whose services comprehend:

Before the filing:

  • Check on the distinctive character and other essential requirements of the sign;
  • Anteriority searches;
  • Internet usability.


  • Filing of the Trademark application before national (UIBM), community (OAMI) and international (WIPO) offices;
  • Domain name and brand management on the Internet;
  • Administrative procedures before the relevant Office (refusal/objections/oppositions).

After the registration:

  • Surveillance;
  • Absolute/Relative grounds of nullity actions;
  • Revocation for lack of use actions;
  • Enforcement and litigation; customs protection; anticounterfeiting;
  • Legal counsel on licensing and other agreements.

Active/passive defence

  • WebLegal provides assistance in the administrative and judicial enforcement of IPRs.

Contact us for further enquires.

Recent activities


April 24th 2024, EUIPO Opposition No. B2225020, Pink Lady America Vs. Apple and Pear Australia Ltd., REJECTED Find the full decision here. April 24th 2024, EUIPO Opposition No. B3087540, Pink Lady America Vs. Apple and Pear Australia Ltd., REJECTED Find the full decision here. March 20th 2023, EUIPO Board of Appeal Case No. R 339/2019-5,… trading in generic domain names is a legitimate business activity.

WebLegal successfully represented domain owner in a dispute before the Italian Dispute Resolution Provider Tonucci & Partners. On 15 august 2017, the Panelist Avv. Emanuele Cammareri, appointed before the Disputed Resolution Provider Tonucci&Partners, ruled in favor of domain name trading as a legitimate business, dismissing the Complainant’s allegation of cybersquatting. The purely generic nature of the…


OHIM Opposition Division – entirely rejected – Decisione

Il nome a dominio: oltre il marchio?

Con la sentenza del 26 febbraio 2002 del tribunale di Napoli, il nome a dominio è stato ufficialmente ricompreso tra i segni distintivi atipici e quindi nella famiglia dei diritti di proprietà intellettuale; esso potrà beneficiare dunque della protezione ex art. 2958 c.c. in materia di concorrenza sleale. Leggi l’Articolo

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