Joint INTA and ASIPI report on the economic impact of trade marks in Latin America

The International Trade Mark Association (INTA) and the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) issued their second report on the economic impact of registered trade marks on the economies of 10 Latin American countries. The first report published in 2016 focused on Colombia, Chile, Panama, Peru and Mexico. For this second edition were added the following five: Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic.

IP Rights for EU SMEs in Brazil - Energy and Environment Sector

Renewable Energies have experienced a relevant increase within the last two decades and Latin America countries are placing great expectation in non-conventional energy sources at short, medium and long term. In fact, EU SMEs interested in these industries have in Brazil one of their main destination countries, as the Latin American country represents a huge market full of potential clients for EU companies that are willing to go international.

Hannover, Germany - Exportbrunch Brasilien

Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America continues to be in the headlines across the globe. Current economic reforms are making the market more stable and attractive to German businesses. That is why the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk is collaborating with the IHK Hannover to bring you the Exportbrunch Brasilien in Hannover!

Join the session to learn about the potential challenges on a legal, and cultural level, and meet our expert Giovanna Girardi after the brunch!

Brazil Trademark Costs Updated for Madrid System Accession

Brazilian INPI issues new IP costs sheet

Brazil’s Insituto Nacional da Propiedad Industrial (INPI), the national IP office has issued a new cost sheet detailing the fees for actions filed with it. This is the consequence of Brazil’s accession to the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of Trademarks, as we had announced last July.

The details contained in the table now include inter alia the costs incurred when registering a trademark in Brazil using the Madrid System.  

Protecting your IP in the Biotechnology sector

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Did you know that Argentinian businesses invoice over €900 million annually? And that Biotech patent applications may require additional filing requirement in Latin America? Check out this infographic to know more on how to protect your innovations in this field.