TMT - Intellectual Property and Information Technology
The Firm represents operators in the administrative and judicial courts, assists with regulatory matters and advises on the structuring of products and services. The Firm also advises sector operators in connection with their contractual relationships with technology suppliers (for example in connection with the construction of information systems and telecommunications networks) and content providers. The Firm also advises operators in connection with roaming and interconnection contracts.
The Firm has developed in depth knowledge of the entertainment industry, particularly in the regulatory aspects of film and television and in audiovisual development, production, co-production and distribution contracts.
Studio Chiomenti assists its clients operating in the intellectual property sector or in other sectors where protection and exploitation of intangible assets is required.
Intellectual Property. The Firm has significant expertise and experience in the development, acquisition, protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights (such as trade marks, domain names and other distinctive marks, patents, designs, models, know-how, commercial secrets, and unfair competition) and in the protection of such rights in legal proceedings. The Firm's practice encompasses preparation and negotiation of transfer, licence, distribution, franchising, merchandising, sponsorship, advertising and technology transfer agreements in light of specifically applicable intellectual property legislation.
Information Technology. Studio Chiomenti assists in all issues relating to intellectual property rights in the Internet context, including websites, multi-media products, on-line services, software, electronic banking and financial services and digital distribution of protected works. The Firm assists in connection with information protection, information technology agreements, the law on the protection of personal information and related corporate policies. The Firm has specialised knowledge in the negotiation of technology development, licence and acquisition agreements through complex joint ventures and outsourcing structures.