Ruling on Dalí IP rights

After a seven-year legal battle, Spain’s highest judicial body has ruled that the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation does not have the legal standing to protect the artist’s images, dismissing their final appeal citing the artists final will. The Supreme Court reasoned that the artist’s fundamental personality rights, specifically the right to his own image, had died with him, since death determines the end of the civil personality of individuals in Spain.

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