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Jun 11, 2020 (Newsletter Issue 9/20)
Italy
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Register of Historical Trademarks of National Interest


On April 16, 2020, the Italian Intellectual Property Office (UIBM) has accepted applications for registered trademarks that may be included in a newly established register of historical trademarks of national interest. The new category was introduced last year in Italy by law decree number 34 of April 30, 2019 (converted with amendments into law decree number 58 of June 28, 2019).

The owner of the trademark or its exclusive licensee may submit the application to UIBM in electronic form.

Historical trademarks of national interest must be used in connection with the marketing of products or services specifically manufactured by or originating from an Italian "company of outstanding quality historically linked to the Italian territory" for at least 50 years and have been timely renewed. The status of historical trademark may also be granted to unregistered trademarks if they have been used without interruption for the same minimum period of 50 years, as evidenced by proof of such use.

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Source: www.ip-coster.com