The European Commission has published a green paper regarding a public consultation on a possible extension of geographical indication (GI) protection of the European Union to non-agricultural products.
The Spanish Community Trademark Court has upheld a complaint filed by well-known multi national company IKEA for infringement of its trademark against a company which operated under the marks IKEATELO and IKEVAMOS
The judgment issued by the Court of Justice of the European Union in Case C-345/13 clarifies two important aspects bearing on proceedings claiming infringement of unregistered Community designs.
In joint cases C-217/13 and C-218/13, the Court of Justice analized the requirements to access registration for colour trademarks.
Commentary of ELZABURU partner, Antonio Castán, about the round table held on the occasion of the Digitisation Days in Madrid, on 19 May 2014, organized by IMPACT and SUCCEED, about copyright and digitisation.
Commentary on the ACI Adam case about equitable compensation for private copying.
On 2 June, the OHIM amended the Guidelines relating to opposition proceedings to reflect a change of practice about proof of use submitted after the corresponding term given by the Office to the opponent.
China and the EU have signed a landmark mutual recognition agreement on customs cooperation. Its main goal is making the customs procedures easier, cheaper and faster for trusted traders.
On 13 May 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its judgment in case no. C-131/12 between Google and the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD).
ELZABURU Partner Luis Baz and Associate Partner Fernando Ilardia analize Spanish trademark situation.