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HLT was founded in 1990 in Firenze, Italy. Today the firm relies on five partners and on the professional support of other cooperating lawyers, active in the firm’s offices in Firenze and Bolzano. In addition, HLT has a stable business relationship with a law firm located in Frankfurt/Main. It is also part to an international network of law firms with a special focus on marketing and advertising law, the Global Advertising Lawyers’ Alliance.

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IP dispute around dog pet accessories

10 June 2017 - Language: English > Felix Hofer

IP dispute around dog pet accessories: ‘luxury’ can imply distinctiveness. The take away from a recent case: ‘distinctive character’ has not necessarily to rely on something ‘new’ or completely ‘original’. Just using or combining in a way elements commonly in use in a business sector may result sufficient to achieve a specifically identifying status of a certain product.

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