Ibai Llanos registers his portrait to function commercially within the EU

The “streamer” Ibai Llanos is for a lot of probably the most recognizable voice in Spanish within the broadcast of sports activities video video games however his projection has skyrocketed to such an extent that he has determined to register the portrait of his attribute face to order the potential for working commercially with that picture out there made up of the 27 international locations of the European Union (EU).

Best Streamer within the World on the 2020 Esports Awards, this common content material creator has processed the safety of his well-known face earlier than the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), which is predicated in Alicante, and he has carried out so with a drawing in darkish strains on a light-weight background that’s extremely recognizable as a result of his hallmarks will be distinguished at first look: his beard and mustache, in addition to his coiffure with the parting on the left.

Your face might not be used commercially by third events

In this fashion, the Community Euroagencia ensures that the picture of Ibai Llanos (Bilbao, 1995, though he lives in Barcelona) will not be used commercially by third events in a variety of articles, starting from basic stationery, clothes and leather-based items to trendy online game devices and the futuristic metaverse.

In the identical means, the doable use has been reserved for merchandise as different as gymnastics and sports activities components, Christmas decorations, leisure companies and the design and growth of pc tools and software program, amongst many different functions.

Sources from the setting of Ibai Llanos consulted by EFE have defined that he wished to register his face as a result of his face “is an icon that he has used and makes use of in his ‘streams'”, in order that, “as any related individual does to guard his mental property, register your model to protect it and keep away from non-legitimate use”.

At the identical time that it avoids improper use, it reserves the potential for “with the ability to use that picture in merchandising merchandise and campaigns, amongst others,” for its personal profit, the identical sources have added.

His first and final identify had been already registered

Like different Spanish “influencers” and “youtubers” identified to all audiences, particularly the youngest, Ibai Llanos already had the trademark of his first and final identify registered with the EUIPO, in addition to the time period “Ibainéfico”, his mission in solidarity with which he has raised funds for among the most needy teams, for instance for Unicef.

But with the registration of the drawing of his face, he goes one step additional, maybe as a result of exponential enhance in his reputation, particularly on account of the confinement as a result of covid-19 well being pandemic when he was very energetic selling an excellent variety of digital sports activities tournaments. .

Since then, he has gone from being a recognizable voice to a well-liked face with forays, even, into the cinema (“Cámera café, la película”, 2022), along with having participated in November of final yr within the launch of the Gerard Pique’s Kings League.

But primarily he’s very adopted in his broadcasts on completely different media, together with the Twitch platform, the place he has even broadcast a number of New Year’s Eve chimes from Madrid’s Puerta del Sol, the final ones along with Ramón García and Anne Igartiburu.

Among the “streamers” near Ibai Llanos who’ve additionally registered the trademark of their names are different illustrious Spaniards thought of “prime” within the networks, corresponding to AuronPlay and El Rubius.

The EUIPO is among the largest decentralized workplaces within the EU which, with a thousand Euro-officials, is devoted to the registration of the Community trademark, design and mannequin, in addition to housing the European Observatory in opposition to Piracy. This Euroagency protects greater than 150,000 logos yearly to function all through the EU and the exercise is carried out in any of the 23 official languages, together with the 5 working ones, that are German, Spanish, French, English and Italian.