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INFLUENCER CONTRACTS – WHAT SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT?

One of the latest trends in advertising, with both large and some of the more modest brands, is advertising through influencers. However, little attention is paid to contracts with influencers by the advertising sector. Although it is true that it is nothing new for brands to take advantage of the notoriety of certain personalities, such as sportspeople, singers, models, etc,…

UNAUTHORISED PUBLICATION OF PHOTOGRAPHS OBTAINED FROM SOCIAL NETWORKS

One’s own image rights and, in this case, the right to not have photographs published without express consent are concepts which we can arrive at by analysing specific cases from the perspective of different regulations such as the Spanish Constitution, Organic Law 1/1982 of 5th May, on civil protection of the right to honour, personal and family privacy and one’s…

THE PROTECTION OF “DESIGN STYLE” AND UNFAIR COMPETITION (the MR. WONDERFUL V. CIAL LAMA/DCASA case)

In a recent judgment of the Community Design Court number 1 of Spain (Judgment 106/2019 of 6th May 2019 issued by the Commercial Court number 1 of Alicante), which is the relevant court for hearing such matters since it is also the location of the offices of the  Intellectual Property Office of the European Union (EUIPO), the question arises as…

MODIFICATION OF THE REGULATION FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE TRADEMARK LAW

Following on from our recent article regarding industrial property law, allow us to now comment upon the new developments in the Regulation for the enforcement of Act 17/2001 (Trademark Act), which entered into force on 1st May (Royal Decree 306/2019) for modifying the framework established in  the existing regulations (Royal Decree 687/2002) and which constitutes the essential mechanism so that…