Porta, Checcacci & Associati
Porta, Checcacci & Associati

Porta, Checcacci & Associati S.p.A., in short PCA, is an Italian IP firm focusing on the practice of Intellectual Property. Founded in 1991 and based in Milan, PCA has been offering technical-legal advice for many years to national and international customers for a better exploitation and a more effective protection of exclusive rights in the field of patents, designs, copyrights, trademarks, domain names, licenses, or a combination thereof.


Madrid Protocol on International Marks scores 100 member States

As of 2nd January 2018, Indonesia will bring to 100 the number of member of the Madrid Protocol on International Marks.


Speciality Principle

According to it two identical marks of different owners can co-exist for products which are not identical or similar. This principle put in troubles Starbucks, that in China is going to see the co-existence of his mark Frappuccino for coffee-based beverages with an identical mark for sanitary goods, condoms included. 

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