These days there is a lot of talking about refugees and the impact of this massive movement on the European public sector (health, food, public authorities etc). However, the problem is not the movement of people but the reason of their movement. Excessive fighting, racism, extremism and terrorism are huge problems of today’s society but … More The Movement of People!
It is said in competition law that the market awards the strongest and fairest competitor with client fidelity, intellectual property protection and other legal or economic mechanisms meant to support a fair competitive market. Yet, reality shows otherwise. In the UK and USA, a trademark can be so popular that it becomes generic, i.e. it … More Too good, too bad: the popularity punishment
There has been much discussion about the role and real effect of the patent system on the market of innovation. Recently, innovation is the most important competitive advantage and, as firms fight to be the most innovative one, the mechanisms used to protect inventions are being prosecuted closer. Patent – the problem with the definition … More Innovative ideas… is patent registration the right protection?
Recently, the #LeyMordaza (Gag Law) has been approved in Spain. This law essentially legalises human rights abuses. Under the new law, the production and distribution of images such as this one can get you a 30.000€ fine. The government supported the law by arguing that it is not abusive and it’s only scope is to … More The Spanish Gag law