The progressive breakdown of the legal system regulating compensatory remuneration for private copying has given rise to some unusual cases as a March judgment on the Nokia case.
In case C-147/14 the Court of Justice of the European Union analizes whether or not the meaning and pronunciation of words written in a non-EU language (in this case, Arabic) should be taken into account.
This coming 2 June is World Anticounterfeiting Day in a number of countries around the world.
The European General Court has issued a judgment (Case T-71/14) upholding the grant of the SWATCHBALL trademark although SWATCH opposed to the registration.
A new Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and their International Registration has been recently adopted.
A recent judgment by the Spanish Supreme Court declares that Chesterton’s works are protected in Spain for a period of 80 years post mortem auctoris.
Commentary of the CHESTERTON case declaring that Chesterton’s works are protected in Spain for a period of 80 years post mortis auctoris.
Certain judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union are less interesting for what they say than for what they stand for. The CJEU's judgment of 13 May considers whether advertising a work of art infringes the distribution rights.
ELZABURU Partners Luis Baz and Fernando Ilardia analize Spanish trademark situation.
Today, 26 April, is World Intellectual Property Day. The date marks the entry into force of the Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO Convention) 45 years ago.