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01:22 Jan 15, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Spanish term or phrase: sucursalismo
...asociando al oponente con los productos o servicios procedentes del solicitante de la Marca impugnada, a modo de sucursalismo, desvirtuándose con ello la labor diferenciadoraque precisamente está destinada a efectuar en el mercado la protección de signos distintivos.

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3(legal) fronting/passing-off; (pol.) satellite statexxxAdrian MM.
3adopting a pseudofranchise strategy/approach
Mónica Algazi



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adopting a pseudofranchise strategy/approach

Solo una idea.

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(legal) fronting/passing-off; (pol.) satellite state

Passing-off a.k.a. piracy or parasitic copying.

For the political angle with ref. to the Spanish enclaves of ceuta and Melilla - satellite branch-out rather than colonialism:

Un colectivo islámico en la España de hoy. Del sucursalismo a la desobediencia: musulmanes y comportamientos políticos en Melilla Authors: Ana Isabel Planet Contreras
Location: Anales de Historia Contemporánea, ISSN 0212-6559, Nº. 17, 2001 (Issue dedicated to: Las minorías religiosas en España y Portugal: pasado y presente) , pags. 485-500

© 2001-2008 Universidad de La Rioja · All rights reserved

Example sentence(s):
  • A diferencia de muchas de las cadenas de agencias del mercado, que no hacen sino fomentar el «sucursalismo encubierto» (el supuesto franquiciado no es dueño ...
  • Novak directed the development, operation, licensing, and franchising of a system ... a follow up issue to distinguish it from a purely "fronting" activity. ...

    Reference: http://www.notasdeprensa.com.es/.../
    Reference: http://www.referenceforbusiness.com/biography/M-R/Novak-Davi...
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