Italian court rules that a parallel importer is not entitled to replace the original trade mark affixed on drugs unless objectively necessary

By Giannino M.

Abstract

Regional Administrative Court of Latium, Judgment of 29 August 2018 No 9050/2018, Medifarm Srl v Menarini International Operations Luxembourg SAIn an appeal against a decision of the Italian Medicines Agency, which had authorized a parallel importer to import a drug from France into Italy under the same trade mark used …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice