UAIPIT Desarrollo image of Don Quijote may only be used on the labels of “queso Manchego” with denomination of origin., 27 May 2019 22:26:53 +02007089The Queso Manchego Foundation in charge of the management and protection of the PDO ‘queso manchego’ filed a claim against the labels used by IQC to identify and market the cheese ‘Adarga de Oro’, ‘Super Rocinante’ and ‘Rocinante’, which are not covered by the PDO ‘queso manchego’, and the use of the words ‘Quesos Rocinante’ infringe the PDO ‘queso manchego’ because those labels and those words constitute an unlawful evocation of that PDO for the purpose of Article 13(1)(b) of Regulation No 510/2006.European Parliament approves Copyright Directive, 14 Apr 2019 09:16:20 +02006997Last 26 March, the European Parliament adopted the Copyright Directive with 348 votes in favour, 274 against and 36 abstentions. In the absence of a formal adoption of the text by the EU Council, countries will have 24 months to transfer the changes into their national legislation.WIPO launches the Mediation Pledge for IP and technology disputes, 23 Mar 2019 13:57:05 +01006945The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for IP services, policy, information and cooperation. WIPO provides companies, universities and research and development (RThe Spanish preliminary Draft Law on mediation approved, 31 Jan 2019 10:10:43 +01006770Last January 11, the Council of Ministers approved the Draft Law aimed to promote mediation, which will change its voluntary nature to obligatory. Parties in dispute will have to attend a mandatory informative and exploratory session during the six months prior to the filing of the lawsuit in an assessed number of matters.