Friday, 17 of May

The Commission opens formal proceedings against Meta under the DSA.

Yesterday, the European Commission (the “Commission”) opened formal proceedings to assess whether Meta, the American multinational technology  conglomerate  that owns and operates  Facebook …

Friday, 22 of March
European Commission's concern about the risks of generative AI.

The European Commission (the “Commission”) has sent a formal request for information under the Digital Services Act (“DSA”) to: -         Six Very Large Online Platforms (“VLOPs”): Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tik Tok, YouTube, X.; and -         Two Very Large Online Search Engines (“VLOSEs”): Bing and Google Search. The Commission, aware of the …

Friday, 15 of March
Puma loses protection for one of its sneakers due to early disclosure.

The General Court has confirmed the decision of the EUIPO that refused the registration of the Community design of a pair of sneakers by the German company PUMA. EUIPO's decision, on which the General Court also bases its argument, is based on the fact that the famous singer Rihanna published, prior to the registration of the sneakers, some …

Baylos Articles
Thursday, 21 of March

La protección del espectro cromático y la Propiedad Industrial

El día 21 de marzo se conmemora el día mundial del color, y en BAYLOS hemos querido relacionar la Propiedad Industrial con esta fecha. En este blog hemos comentado en varias ocasiones la …

Wednesday, 20 of March
What is iris recognition, the most popular biometric data?

According to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Spain, biometric data are personal data relating to the physical, physiological or behavioral characteristics of an individual that enable or confirm the unique identification of that individual. Such data can include facial features, voice, fingerprints, and also the iris of the eye. …

Friday, 3 of November
Smartwatches and the security of our physical performance data.

Sneakers, keys and " start ". Thousands of people repeat these steps every day, and smartwatches are increasingly becoming part of our sports routine. Far from just telling the time, these devices allow us to track our daily physical activity, from counting how many steps we take per hour to recording our heart rate . They have therefore become …

Case Law and Administrative Decisions
Friday, 8 of September

Subscription to newsletters must also comply with data protection regulations.

The AEPD penalizes the owner of a website with 2,000 euros for not complying with the provisions of the RGPD, specifically with Article 13 regarding the information to be provided on the …

Monday, 22 of May
Landmark €1.2 billion fine for Meta for non-compliance with GDPR in relation to international data transfers.

Following the binding decision of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) on the dispute brought by Meta's Irish subsidiary in relation to data transfers made by Meta Platforms Ireland Limited for its Facebook service ( Binding Decision 1/2023 ) on April 13, 2023, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has issued its decision on the basis of …

Tuesday, 9 of March
When glitter is not enough to shine with its own light: influencer Chiara Ferragni's footwear infringes the rights of the famous Moon Boot®

(image: moonboots.jpg) The boots of the famous Italian influencer, Chiara Ferragni, infringe the intellectual property rights protecting the design of Moon Boot boots. This was the ruling of the Milan Court's Specialized Section for Corporate Matters last January ((link: …