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The Supreme Court has established that the bars that pirate the television transmission of football matches incur a minor offense against the marke


The Supreme Court has established that the bars that pirate the television transmission of football matches incur a minor offense against the market punishable by a fine, but not against intellectual property, which carries a prison sentence, because football is not a “work or literary, artistic or scientific performance”, as required by the Penal Code.

The Criminal Chamber has issued a ruling, whose ruling was advanced on May 31, which rejects the appeal of the Prosecutor’s Office, to which LaLiga adhered, against a ruling by the Provincial Court of Valencia that ratified in turn that of a criminal court in Valencia.