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NEW EU REGULATION FOR DATA PROTECTION

The technological changes taking place during the last few years have made it necessary for the European Parliament and Council to update European legislation for the protection of data given the existence of ever greater risks. This legislative update has given rise to the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to the “Regulation”). The Regulation shall be automatically applied as…

CALL OF THE GENERAL MEETING – ANNULMENT

When the general meeting is not constituted as a universal meeting, the summons must be carried out as set forth in Law or the company by laws so that the constitution of the meeting is deemed valid. Specifically, article 173 of the Capital Companies Act (Ley de Sociedades de Capital – LSC), before including the obligation to publish the summons…

NEW REGULATIONS FOR DRONES IN SPAIN

Following the worldwide increase in drones, the sector found itself in need of legislation to regulate, among other things, their use and security. The problem lies in the industry being far more advanced than the existing regulations. It is worth noting that 3,000 new companies have been set up in this sector in three years, and that, accordingly, the preceding…

LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION BETWEEN THE TWO EU TRADEMARKS: OSBORNE AND BADTORO

On September 20, the General Court of the European Union (hereinafter the “TGUE” or “General Court”) ruled against Group Osborne, S.A. (hereinafter “Osborne”), which had obtained a positive decision related to its claim before the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) for the revocation of the registration of the figurative mark “Badtoro” by Jordi Nogués, S.L. Jordi Nogués, S.L. applied for…