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Protection of television and radio format

  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
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  • Spain
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  • November 30 2011

In view of the recent Judgements issued by the Commercial Courts no. 12 and no. 8 of Madrid, we hereby analyse the most important aspects, considered by the Spanish Judges to protect the TVRadio format program pursuant to the Intellectual Property Act 11996

IP snapshot - October 2012

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, Spain, United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 29 2012

In order to prove genuine use of a trade mark, a proprietor may rely on use of a form which is different from that registered, if the differences between the two forms does not alter the distinctive character of the trade mark

Press clipping activities constitute copyright infringement

  • Bird & Bird
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  • Spain
  • -
  • December 14 2009

More than two years ago, 55 newspaper publishers brought a claim against the corporation Documentacion de Medios S.A., for using the content of the newspapers in their press clipping service

Digital private copying levy in Spain

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • Spain
  • -
  • August 31 2008

In Spain, individuals can legally take copies of works protected by copyright, if intended for their private use

Court decision against owners of P2P website "elitedivx.com"

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
  • -
  • December 15 2009

The Provincial Court of Cartagena has overruled a lower court's decision to acquit the owners of the website "elitedivx.com" (which allows users to download copyrighted works from file-sharing programs such as eMule and BitTorrent) of all criminal charges

Mapping the labyrinth: advertising regulation in Spain

  • Garrigues
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  • Spain
  • -
  • November 2 2009

The sprawling legislative regime governing advertising, along with a fragmented administrative system, means that practitioners must stay on their toes when trying to determine whether an advertisement is permitted in Spain

Cómo afecta a la propiedad industrial e intelectual el proyecto de reforma del Código Penal?

  • Abril Abogados
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  • Spain
  • -
  • November 28 2013

El Gobierno espanol ha dado los primeros pasos para llevar a efecto la reforma de nuestro codigo penal, del ano 1975. El pasado

Using trademark registration to protect image rights in Spain

  • Garrigues
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  • Spain
  • -
  • September 1 2010

The internationalisation of the exploitation of celebrities' image rights has generated certain problems, as the regulation of this issue is not harmonised around the world

Spanish authorities impose sanctions on press clipping associations

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
  • -
  • July 26 2011

On 10 May 2011, the Spanish National Competition Commission imposed several sanctions totalling an aggregate sum of 335,000 on associations of Spanish newspapers publishers and clipping companies for committing two prohibited practices under competition law

Críticas al Anteproyecto de modificación de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual

  • Abril Abogados
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  • Costa Rica, Spain
  • -
  • January 15 2014

Desde que el pasado mes de marzo saliera a la luz el Anteproyecto de Ley de modificacion del Texto Refundido de la Ley de Propiedad Intelectual