Enrico Bonadio


Banksy brands under threat after elusive graffiti artist loses trademark legal dispute

By on Settembre 24, 2020

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Britain’s most famous – and enigmatic – graffiti artist Banksy once proclaimed that “copyright is for losers”. Now, having lost a two-year legal fight over the trademarking of one of…

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Fair Compensation and Private Copying Levy: which balance between conflicting rights?

By on Dicembre 2, 2010

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently delivered an important judgement on the private copying levy (see Padawan SL v Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE) (Case C-467/08),…

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After Barcelona Madrid ¡Que viva España!

By on Ottobre 4, 2010

In a previous post I reported the decision from the Court of Barcelona in SGAE (Sociedad General de Autores y Editores) v Jesus Guerra (Case N. 261/09, Barcelona Commercial…

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Patents in Europe, languages and right of defence

By on Settembre 23, 2010

On 2nd July 2010 ECJ Advocate General, Professor Juliane Kokott, released the much-awaited opinion on the proposed EU patent litigation scheme (the opinion was made available at the end…


The Court of Barcelona considers non-commercial file sharing of works lawful: are we moving towards the recognition of peer-to-peer technology as a tool for favouring cultural diffusion?

By on Settembre 8, 2010

As is known, peer-to-peer (P2P) technologies allow the sharing of files on the Internet by a direct exchange between end-users’ computers. These technologies often turn out to be at odds…