Protection of trade secrets and craftsmanship: what is in the works?

In the legal field, craftsmanship is usually referred to as ‟know-how” or ‟trade secrets”. Unlike trademarks, copyright, designs and patents, trade secrets – which are an integral part of the creative strategy of 75 percent of companies in the European Union (‟EU”) – do not currently benefit from strong protection granted by a harmonised and…

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Counterfeiting, an ancestral art! Le Capital Special supplement

Before being a victim of counterfeiters, France has for a long time been the specialist of copying products … from China! The journalist from Le Capital, Frédéric Brillet, interviews and quotes our founding and managing partner, Annabelle Gauberti, about the counterfeiting business now and then. Counterfeiting an ancestral art, is presented here.

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How to buy and sell ‟real” street art

Many people want to collect street art, but there are issues with taking it directly from the street. How to buy and sell ‟real” street art? Annabelle Gauberti, founding and managing partner of the London and Paris art law firm Crefovi, and president of ialci, explains the legal issues you need to be aware of.…

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