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Board Games’ IP protection in Latin America (Pt. 2) - Trade marks: following the path of Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Wingspan
This article tries to IP-complete one of the sectors that is a miss at many trade events, but one that is living its golden years as you are reading this article.
IP landscape in Europe: make use of the self-learning materials of the IP Helpdesk and Your Europe website
It is essential that SMEs consider protecting their creations through intellectual property and efficiently manage these assets to reap the most from their investment in Europe.
Understanding the relationship between board games and IP can be a bit tricky. How can you protect board games with Intellectual Property?
Non-traditional trade marks are not uniformly protected in Latin America and EU SMEs need to be aware of the different legal requirements and challenges for registering them in the region before entering those markets.
From time to time, a new disrupting technology generates a legal earthquake, and we are exactly in the middle of one…
EU Industry Days 2023: IP services at the disposal of EU SMEs in the green, digital, and resilient transition
The EU Industry Days 2023 has brought together in Málaga the leaders of the European industry to unlock the full potential of the Single Market, contribute to EU industrial policy, and foster innovation for a truly green, digital, and resilient EU industry.
One of the most intriguing and challenging aspects of this technological advance is its impact on intellectual property. AI can create music, art, literature, and digital content with astonishing originality and quality, raising questions.
Protecting your innovative ideas in Europe before your Latin America journey: a collaboration with the European IP Helpdesk and ENRICH in LAC
The Latin America and the European IP Helpdesk have both worked with ENRICH LAC to collaborate on a video on the Intellectual Property landscape in Europe.
As it was previously mentioned in Part I of this series on the protection of your IP on e-commerce platforms in Latin America, we will now look deeper into the specific issues of these platforms, with a quick guide on how to ensure that IP rights are best protected when doing business online in Lati
Given the rise in market share occupied by e-commerce, and the relevance of IP infringement taking place on these platforms, the major players in the sector have all been forced to adapt and take measures to try and curtail the phenomena.
EU SMEs can now register their industrial designs in Mexico, and soon in Brazil, and other member countries of the agreement through a single international registration, which simplifies and accelerates the process.
NDAs are legally enforceable in Brazil and widely used for general business purposes whenever a party needs to disclose sensitive or confidential information to its counterpart before the performance of a business project, commercial transaction, collaboration, due diligence, or hiring employees.
Empowering and Embracing Women in IPR and Innovation - Policies and Measures in Africa, China, India, Latin America or South-East Asia (World IP Day 2023)
The International IP SME Helpdesks have joined forces hereby to address this issue by supporting women innovators in unlocking their innovative ideas. To do so, the Helpdesks have compiled initiatives being carried out by countries and IP national offices to support women in their IP journey.
If you are an EU SME willing to protect your brand in Chile, and you would like to know how to register your trade mark, how to enforce your brand in Chile, stay with us, since today’s blog is about the main changes in Chile for the trade mark system.
The entry into force of the dispositions of Ley Corta No. 21,355 imply the incorporation of unprecedented figures in the Chilean Industrial Property regulation. In this article, we will examine thoroughly what the changes in patents are.
Are you interested in internationalizing your business to Chile? It is essential to protect your intangible assets through IPRs, and this is not an easy task. The first step is to find adequate information.
How do I protect my trade mark? What are the steps to register a patent? Can I extend the protection of my EU trade mark, design or patent to Mexico? How is the best way to combine patent and trade secrets protection?
If you are a young entrepreneur or just a humble content creator, and you would like to succeed in the region of Latin America, have a look to the following tips depending on the sector:
The topic of world IP day this year is "IP and Youth: Innovating for a better future". Check out here how the young entrepreneurs and creators are can receive help in protecting their intellectual property in China, South East Asia, India and Latin America!
With the new release, the IP Enforcement Portal (IPEP) becomes the single e-filing and management point for customs applications for action (AFA) for 24 Member States, with an alternative system for the remaining three (DE, ES and IT).