Ranked in Chambers and Partners 2017

The British firm Chambers & Partners for third year recognizes Andrés Izquierdo as a leading lawyer in the area of Intellectual Property in the Chambers Latin America Guide 2017: "Andrés Izquierdo of Andrés Izquierdo & Lawyers is well recognized for his copyright work within the Intellectual Property market, particularly on matters related to the entertainment sector." Chambers & Partners identifies … Continue reading Ranked in Chambers and Partners 2017

Overview of Copyright and Neighboring Rights in Colombia

  Overview of Copyright and Neighboring Rights in Colombia The copyright legislation in Colombia is  up to date with the legal international legal standards developed within the World Intellectual Property Organization, for most of the multilateral and regional agreements, such as the the TRIPS agreement, the WCT and WPPT. 1. Constitutional nature and normative sources … Continue reading Overview of Copyright and Neighboring Rights in Colombia

TV Interview – TVMORFOSIS Colombia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0slcZje4vQ Infraestructura del Derecho de Autor en el entorno audiovisual colombiano, nuevas formas de licenciamiento de contenidos y TDT Colombia adelanta una reforma a sus normatividad de Derechos de Autor, fundamentalmente para cumplir con los compromisos adquiridos recientemente con las firmas de un grupo de Tratados de Libre Comercio con diferentes naciones. Las propuestas inicialmente … Continue reading TV Interview – TVMORFOSIS Colombia

ISP liability on child pornography for Colombia

ISP liability on child pornography for Colombia Law 679 of 2001, "statute to prevent and to counter the exploitation, pornography and child sex tourism" in Article 7 establishes that the providers or servers, the administrators and Internet users are prohibited to: a) have at their sites images, texts and documents with sexual activity involving minors; … Continue reading ISP liability on child pornography for Colombia

Personal Image Right in Colombia

Personal Image Right in Colombia Image rights, also called right of publicity in the United States,  have resulted very important in the new social media environment. The following in the regulation relevant for image rights, not only in printed media, but algo in digital means. 1. Constitutional Rights The right to self-image is part of … Continue reading Personal Image Right in Colombia

Colombian Audiovisual Market in the New Digital Arena

Colombian Audiovisual Market in the New Digital Arena Originally published in The Bogotá Post, see article It’s a great time to be in music or film. Artists and filmmakers will be able to breathe easier knowing their creations are protected. Colombia is in the process of updating its intellectual property norms and generating new and … Continue reading Colombian Audiovisual Market in the New Digital Arena