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News article1 September 20211 min read

Costa Rica joins the OECD

In May 2021, Costa Rica joined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Costa Rica becomes the 38th country of the OECD, the fourth Latin American country to join the OECD, after Mexico, Chile, and Colombia.

The ratification of Costa Rica in the OECD has great implications for the country, including an impact in the field of intellectual property.

Would you like to know more about the implications of being a member of the OECD for Costa Rica?

To read more on the opinion of this news, please refer to the Max Planck´s "Smart IP Latin America" website.

To read the official announcement, please refer to OECD's website.


Publication date
1 September 2021