Category: Spain

Hola to the Google tax

The Spanish government last month passed a new copyright law which imposes fees for online content providers ie Google News. It highlights European concerns (Germany and other European countries also sought to impose similar legislation) that Google is piggybacking on the established news providers without actually doing any reporting.

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The right to erasure-High Court to step in

No its not a reference to the band Erasure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x34icYC8zA0 but an important case concerning a UK citizen and Google. (Hegglin v (1) Person(s) Unknown and (2) Google [2014] EWHC 2808 (QB), 31 July 2014.)

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The right to erasure-High Court to step in

No its not a reference to the band Erasure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x34icYC8zA0 but an important case concerning a UK citizen and Google. (Hegglin v (1) Person(s) Unknown and (2) Google [2014] EWHC 2808 (QB), 31 July 2014.)

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European Patents

Fancy a patent in Europe? A European Patent application may be filed at the European Patent Office in English and can designate any of thirty states which are party to the European Patent system. These are currently: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland (including Lichtenstein), Turkey and the UK.

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European Patent Procedure

A European Patent application may be filed at the European Patent Office in English and can designate any of thirty states which are party to

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