Media, Intellectual & Industrial property

ECIJA is a leader on the Spanish market in media, industrial and intellectual property law. Our extensive knowledge of the subject enables us to participate in the most legally important projects in the sector, preparing the most effective strategies for each case.

“Best Intellectual Property Law Firm in the Spanish market”

Expansión Awards

“Hugo Écija is the prominent IP specialist and is recommended by observers for his knowledge, experience and contacts in the copyright area”

Chambers Global

“ECIJA is well known for its IP expertise”

Legal 500

Recognised as the best Spanish media law firm, our media team is specialised in advising companies and entities from beginning to end in relation to media, leisure and entertainment, and provides comprehensive solutions that cover the research of and search for methods of financing and distribution to regulatory aspects and dispute resolution:

  • Consultancy for financing and production of audiovisual works
  • Consultancy regarding tax incentives for audiovisual productions
  • Dispute resolution
  • Advertising, merchandising and sponsorship Interactive advertising
  • Audiovisual contracting
  • Acquisition of rights
  • Film finance
  • International co-productions
  • Image rights, protection of honour and privacy
  • Consultancy for companies affected by media concentrations
  • Public tenders
  • Attainment of licenses
  • Content, self-regulation
  • Cinematic and televisual productions

The intellectual and industrial property department protects the interests of large companies with regard to patents and brands:

  • Industrial design
  • Protection of national, European and international brands and actions against piracy.
  • Representation in all types of intellectual property law suits, including actions against violations of copyrights.
  • Permanent consultancy in relation to the fulfilment of regulations relating to advertising, music, cinema and television.
  • Negotiation of royalties with management entities.
  • Music publishing and phonographic rights
  • Protection of intangible assets in pharmacy, biotechnology, software and consumer products.
  • Confidentiality and technology transfer agreements.
  • Management and valuation of intangible assets.
  • Actions against the encroachment of rights.
  • Audiovisual production and co-production.

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comunicaciones comerciales actividades de juego Wednesday, 4 November, 2020

Royal Decree 958/2020, of 3 November, on commercial communications of the gambling activities

Legal memos

Finally, the Royal Decree on Commercial Communications, which final text we analyze below, has been approved and published in the Official Gazette (BOE): Sponsorship on premises, sports teams or competitions, t-shirts or sports equipment is prohibited. Sponsorship is possible outside the frame of the prohibitions. The existing sponsorship agreements can be in force until 31 […]

Cristina Villasante ECIJA Tuesday, 9 June, 2020

ECIJA appoints Cristina Villasante as new partner of the Firm

Press Releases

With this appointment, ECIJA now has 95 partners in 13 countries, 51 of them in Spain With more than 10 years of experience in intellectual property, technology contracting, digital services and information technologies, and after her previous experience in firms such as Eversheds, PwC or Accenture, Cristina Villasante has joined the Firm’s list of partners, […]

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