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Last year, it came as a surprise to us all that Brazil´s Senate had passed the General Personal Data Protection Law (LGPD), which is now into force, and penalties have entered into force last August 2021.
A couple of months ago, the Chamber of Deputies & the Senate approved the adherence of Chile to the Agreement of the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of Trade marks.
Unconventional trade marks play with the consumer´s senses, making any sign capable of being represented graphically to be eligible for distinguishing products and services.
The entrepreneur recommends being thoroughly informed beforehand, through the support of programs such as the Latin America IP SME Helpdesk, in order
With just a three-days difference, the European Commission and the US Trade Representative have published their Report on the protection and enforceme
One more year comes, and it is already 26 April, also known as the Intellectual Property day, as established by the World Intellectual Property Organi
According to the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), SMEs represent 99 % of all companies in the EU.
What is circular economy?
The European Parliament has recently approved a classification based on six objectives, which aim to orient public investmen
Diego Francoise Ortega SanabriaTechnical Secretary at the Commission of Inventions and New Technologies – INDECOPI In those economic sectors in which
Patents protect all new inventions that solve a technical problem by technical means. They are given in return for the complete disclosure of the
One of the basic rules for the protection of IP rights is that in order to benefit from the monopoly granted through the registration of a patent in a
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For those of you who follow our LATAM Flagship Blog for some time, you heard about the IP diagnostic tool since our publication ‘2019, another IP year
Every year the World Intellectual Property Organization, Cornell University and the European Institute ESADE issue the Global Innovation Index (GII)
As usual, our IP Helpdesk was planning the spring events all around Europe, in which all our experts and IP representatives go and meet with EU SMEs..
Artificial Intelligence (‘AI’) has become one of the hot topics of our time, to such an extent that separating the serious from the frivolous can...
Since its establishment by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) two decades ago, IP Day has been celebrated worldwide every 26th of...
As promised in our end of year post published last December, the Latin America IP SME Helpdesk has now issued its very own online Cost Tool!
The Sustainable Development Goals are defined by the United Nations as “the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”.
One aspect of intellectual property in Latin America, which is often overlooked especially by European entrepreneurs, is the relationship between IP..