Enhancing tourism experience through IP: smart tourism in Latin America

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Have you ever thought of the benefits of combining new technolgies and tourism? This infographic will give you an insight on how to apply Intellectual Property to tourism related business.

IPR in the Chilean Wine Industry

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Chilean wine history began, long ago, with the arrival of Spanish conquerors. Nowadays Chile is considered as one of the best producers of wines and spirits. According to the most recent OIV (International Organization of Wine and Vine), Chile ranked number 9 in overall grape production, number 8th in Wine production and is the number 4 exporter worlwide. here you can find information on IPRs related to Wine production as well as some good practices to adopt when entering the Wine industry in Chile.

How to protect your IPR online

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European SMEs seeking to expand their businesses towards the Latin American region consider the Internet as a preferential channel to do so. With the Internet being such an easy entrance for new products and services, it can also be used by forgers from all over the world as an instrument to sell counterfeit goods or commit any kind of Intellectual Property (IP) frauds.

Idea-expression dichotomy in Ecuador

Sam and Daisy, two young French artists, started negotiations with Cherryland, a well-known Ecuadorian company that organizes outdoors activities.

The parties held several meetings in Quito and after analysing the whole portfolio, Cherryland’s representatives selected eight of the plays, which were all previously registered before the Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Office (IEPI). But finally, the Latin-American company only bought the rights of three of them and asked to adapt another one for a new project.