Advocate General clarifies ownership of design rights in commissioned works

    September 2009

    In Fundación Española para la Innovación de la Artesania v Cul de Sac Espacio Creativo SL (Case C-32/08, 26 March 2009), Advocate General Mengozzi gave his opinion on the request for a preliminary ruling from the Spanish Commercial Court regarding the ownership of unregistered design rights.