Fashion is one of the sectors that most embody Italian-made goods internationally, but also one of the areas where the phenomenon of counterfeiting is most evident. For this reason, as Elisabetta Berti Arnoaldi Veli comments in Italia Oggi, the news of the choice of Milan as the third European seat of the Unified Patent Court is important: having, not only in Italy but in the city that is the capital of fashion, judgements on the validity of patents for invention can contribute to a protected and adequately protected development of innovation in fashion.