Spain: Architectural project, Supreme Court of Spain, First Civil Law Chamber, ECLI:ES:TS:2017:1644, 26 April 2017

Kluwer Copyright Blog
June 12, 2017

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A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law and the case has been discussed on the Kluwer Copyright Blog here.

In this judgment, the Spanish Supreme Court ruled on the concept of originality in respect of architectural works, and for the first time established clear and specific guidelines for applying copyright protection to works of this nature.