A recent judgment of the Spanish National High Court (Youkioske case) has been considered a landmark decision in the judicial handling of online content piracy in criminal proceedings.
The judgment handed down by the Spanish Supreme Court in the DENSO case has substantially changed the existing doctrine regarding the exclusive right to use a trade mark.
In recent case T-41/12, the General Court has considered that even minimal use can be sufficient to proof genuine use of a trademark.
The recent ruling on case C-41/14 gives an opportunity to look at a little known right for authors of original artwork, droit de suite.
Miguel Ángel Medina reports on a recent conference about the consultation on geographical indications for non-agricultural products.
After the reform of the Spanish Copyright Act, the bulk of the opposition to the reform contends that two provisions, namely, the new regulation for private copying and the imposition of a “one-stop shop” system, breach the Spanish Constitution.
Commentary about European case C-539/13 on supplementary protection certificates (SPC) for pharmaceutical products.
In a recent decision, the Spanish Market and Competition Commission (CNMC), imposed a fine of 3.1 million Euros on the Spanish collecting society, SGAE, for demanding an excessive fee for concert licensing.
Manuel Desantes, Professor at the University of Alicante and Member Of Counsel of ELZABURU, has been invited to give a lecture at Cambridge University (King's College) under the title "The new European patent environment: an opportunity or a failure?