Peru's INDECOPI report for 2019

The Peruvian National Institute for the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) has issued this week a report on the activities it has carried out during the year 2019.

For the third year in a row the number of trade mark registrations has raised, reaching 36 259 in 2019. The rise is particularly important for collective trade marks the number of which has increased by 316.4%.

PROSUR PPH Project has been extended for 1 more year

Recently, PROSUR committee has recently announced the extension of the PROSUR PPH project, for another 12 months.

The PROSUR PPH Project allows users to take advantage of an effective reduction in patent pendency, by shortening the examination process.

This Committee, with representatives from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay, met in Montevideo, Uruguay, in order to analise how the following 12 months of the project will be.

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.