The Latin America IP SME Helpdesk team proudly welcomes you to its blog, in which you will find updated information concerning Intellectual Property Rights in Latin America, as well as other interesting information about SMEs, Internationalization, R&D or Innovation.
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).
The EU Industry Days is an annual event highlighting industrial frontrunners, ongoing industrial policy discussions and improving the knowledge base of European industry.
Are you interested in internationalizing your business to Argentina? It is essential to protect your intangible assets through intellectual property rights. It is not an easy task. The first step is to find adequate information. Many doubts arise at the beginning of this challenge
How do I protect my trade mark in Brazil? What are the steps to register a patent in Brazil? Can I extend the protection of my EU trade mark, design, or patent to Brazil? How is the best way to combine patent and trade secrets protection?
Before the Christmas celebrations begin, it is now the right time to take stock of the biggest news that we have covered for you throughout 2021 on Intellectual Property and Latin America
Considering the nature of this event, questions from participants mainly focused on fintech, deep technologies, digitalisation, e-health, industry, cyber security or climate change. To them, IP protection is a must.
What are the advantages that EU SMEs have when filing a patent application in the Argentine System?
What are the difficulties faced by EU SMEs when applying for a patent?
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