The processing of personal data involves risks such as theft or alteration. It is essential to identify and manage these risks through analysis and impact assessments to comply with the Organic Law on Personal Data Protection and protect individual rights.
On January 1st, Mickey Mouse, the most famous mouse in the world, made headlines worldwide, mentioning he entered the public domain as the copyright protection term on STEAMBOAT WILLIE expired. Many people believed anyone could use the iconic character without authorization from its owner, Disney.
Once our new president is elected, it is essential to have a plan for the mining sector that can be implemented within 18 months of his mandate.
Articles 261.7, 261.11 and 313 of the Constitution of Ecuador provide that the State has exclusive jurisdiction over natural and energy resources, and is responsible for administering, regulating, controlling and managing strategic sectors, including energy in all its forms.
Once granted, a trademark gives its owner the exclusive right to prevent unauthorized third parties from using a similar trademark that could cause confusion and association among consumers. The owner is also obliged to use the trademark effectively in the market as registered and for the protected goods or services.
The purpose of antimicrobial drugs is to combat diseases that can be of bacterial, viral and parasitic origin. But when they are misused or overused, these microorganisms can mutate genetically causing resistance to these drugs.
Ecuador unilaterally adopted safeguard measures on goods imported from Colombia and Peru, due to their currency devaluation against the dollar.
Green hydrogen is emerging as a major alternative when it comes to taking on climate change. Forbes has called it the “energy of the future,” and Goldman Sachs estimates that by 2050, the green hydrogen market will exceed US$11 trillion.
Notorious marks are those well-known in the specific sector of the public for which said products, services, or activities are intended, and are used to identify and protect such brands. Renowned brands are widely known by the general public.
It may seem strange for a company to be its own shareholder, i.e., to hold a certain number of shares issued by the company itself, commonly known as treasury shares or treasury stock.
The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has fined Meta-owned social media platform Instagram €405 million for breaches of the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The process for settling differences provided for in the Internal Tax Regime Law is a fast-track tax assessment that should only be activated when the conditions established in the law are met and, if activated, the principles that regulate administrative procedures and the taxpayer's rights should be respected.