Category: Articles.June.23

Major Victory for LGBTIQ+ Rights in Spain: A Landmark Law

By Abril Neiman. There is a long history of fighting for recognition of gender identity. Although it has been invisible, great progress has been made in recent decades, which has contributed to its main objective: equal treatment, rights and opportunities in the different spheres of life, without any distinction based on gender or sexuality. In […]

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The Madrid Protocol in Latin America, particularly in Brazil and Chile

By Raquel Flanzbaum. In the framework of the recent Annual Meeting of the International Trademark Association (INTA), held in Singapore from May 16 to May 20, 2023, I moderated a table topic on the Madrid Protocol in Latin America and, specifically, about the situation of this treaty in Brazil and Chile, which are the most […]

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The Agency for Access to Public Information published its 2022 activities report

By Mariano Peruzzotti, Andrea Sanchez Vicentini and Belén Sorrentino. The Agency for Access to Public Information (“Agency”) published its annual report highlighting the activities rendered during 2022. We briefly comment on the most important aspects concerning Personal Data Protection included in the report: New Personal Data Protection law bill The Agency conducted a process aimed […]

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Copyright and Marrakesh Treaty in Latin America

By Antonella Balbo. It’s been seven years since the entry into force of the Marrakesh Treaty (or hereinafter the Treaty), and yet there are more countries not implementing it than the ones who are. The Marrakesh Treaty is a tool created by the international community that forms part of the body of international copyright treaties […]

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The protection of artistic legacy as part of image rights

By Abril Neiman and Olivia Molina. Using someone’s image without authorization is a violation of that person’s image. Not only does unauthorized use cause frustration, but such images may also be used under a concept or idea that is contrary to what the person represents. A recent example is the famous Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. […]

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Ibero-American Personal Data Protection Network authorities coordinate on ChatGPT investigation

By Mariano Peruzzotti, Josefina Piñeiro and Julieta Martinez Correa. The Ibero-American Personal Data Protection Network has announced it first coordinated enforcement action to investigate ChatGPT. The investigation may cover 12 jurisdictions. The Ibero-American Personal Data Protection Network is an association of Spanish speaking countries in North, Central and South America plus Brazil, Spain and Portugal. […]

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