By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M.Many foreign friends and clients ask my advice on moving their professional or private lives to Italy. Many have had friends whose ‘uncle got all the documents he needed in one month.' What I normally say is ‘good for him.' The...

Safeguard your creativity with copyrightBy Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M.In my two previous articles on intellectual property (https://www.capecchilegal.com/protecting-intellectual-property/ and https://www.capecchilegal.com/who-owns-the-hashtags/), I encouraged copyrighting and trademarking. However, not everything that we post on our webpages or social media can be protected as a copyright or a trademark. You simply...

By Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M.In the March issue of The Florentine, I outlined the key means of protecting your business’s intellectual property (see the article here). Here, I discuss a specific aspect of safeguarding your business’s distinctiveness: using social media to promote your company’s services and...

Taking care of what makes your business or brand uniqueBy Avv. Michele Capecchi, LL.M.A remarkable number of promising students attend Florence’s fashion and design schools, and many of them decide to launch their business ideas in Tuscany after graduation. Whether your field is fashion, design...