On 26 November 2015, the Spanish competition authority imposed a new fine on Spanish collecting societies. Two organisations were affected, the society that represents record companies (AGEDI) and the society representing music performers (AIE)
In a recent decision, the CJEU considered that an injured party who claims compensation for material damage can also claim compensation for moral damages.
Associate-partner, Juan José Caselles, discusses the recently published OECD/EUIPO report on counterfeit goods.
After a lengthy passage, the EU Trade Secrets Directive finally received the approval of the European Parliament on 15 April 2016.
On 4 April 2016 the U.S. Senate gave its unanimous approval to the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), amending the Economic Espionage Act (EEA).
Since it was first adopted in Madrid in 1891 with the aim of facilitating the internationalization of trademarks in a world that had already embarked on the path of globalization, the system has continued to adapt and grow.
Commentary of The English Cut case on the principles for applying Article 8(5) CTMR about trademark reputation.
Commentary of the Puerta de la Bastida case on coercive compensation.
Commentary of the Kit Kat case on registration of product shapes.
Commentary on the requirements to prove trademark reputation.