LexisNexis
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Co-Chair
Özge
Atilgan Karakulak

Co-Chair
Jose Alejandro
Luna Fandino

Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee

Welcome to the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee webpage. The term 'intellectual property', as it is commonly referred to today, includes a diverse range of areas of law.

About the Committee

The main areas are patents, trade marks, copyright, trade secrets and unfair competition. Allied to these are a number of related areas including data protection, database protection, privacy, design rights, domain names and the like.

In the entertainment law area the key focus is on the creation, provision and delivery of content in relation to print, films, broadcasts, cable programmes, musical works and sound recordings. There is also involvement with media law including defamation and privacy and authors' rights in a more general sense.

Forthcoming conferences and webinars View All Conferences

Filing an opposition to register a trademark in Cyprus and the new procedure under the amended Trademarks Act

Filing an opposition to register a Trademark in Cyprus and the new procedure under the amended Trademarks Act.

Released on Jul 27, 2022

Outlining trademark strategies to endure economic adversities

This article the benefits of implementing trademark strategies that allow to create new lines of business, alliances or revenue opportunities using the existing brand and intellectual property.

Released on Jul 27, 2022

‘How to invest?’ That is the question

The investment obligations for VOD Providers applicable in Portugal following the transposition of Directive (EU) 2018/1808 which amends the Audiovisual Media Services Directive

Released on Jul 27, 2022

NFTs: a Brazilian legal perspective

This article provides an overview of the legal implications for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in Brazil, specifically in relation to their impact on intellectual property rights and data protection.

Released on Jul 27, 2022

Projects and reports

Impacts of Covid-19 on intellectual property in multiple jurisdictions

The world has confronted one of the most challenging times in modern history. As a result of the emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, countries have taken drastic measures to ensure the health and safety of their citizens, and to avoid an economic crash.

The IBA Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee have compiled numerous responses from various jurisdictions on the impact of the pandemic on IP. We hope this will serve as a guide for the measures that IP Offices have taken in the different jurisdictions.

Subcommittees and other groups

The Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee also coordinates the activities of the following subcommittees/working groups.

  • Copyright and Entertainment Law Subcommittee
  • Emerging Intellectual Property Rights Subcommittee
  • Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee Advisory Board
  • IP and Entertainment Law Publications Subcommittee
  • IP Transactions and Technology Transfer Subcommittee
  • Patent Law Subcommittee
  • Trademark Law Subcommittee