Manage your Intellectual Property in Latin America

IP Glossary

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A set of exclusive rights granted by law to applicants for inventions that are new, inventive and industrially applicable.

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Refers to the reproduction and distribution of copies of copyright-protected material, or also the communication to the public and making available of such material on online communication networks, without the authorisation of the owner(s) whose authorisation is required by law. 

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The act of misappropriating the literary composition of another author, or excerpts, ideas, or passages therefrom, and passing the material off as one’s own creation.

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It is a sui generis protection system in Argentina that protects the rights of Plant Breeders (that is, farmers and growers) on new types and qualities of seeds granting them the ownership and exclusive rights to exploit their new plant varieties. These measures are aimed to promote efficient production and commercialisation of seeds.

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A document which entitles a legal or natural person to act on behalf of another person.

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Preliminary contracts are agreements generally signed by the parties before concluding definitive agreements. They are instruments that help parties draft, review and finally agree the terms and conditions of a future definitive agreement, such as a licence or a partnership agreement.

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Temporary measure that the court adopts in a fast-track procedure when there are special circumstances that could lead to irreversible damage. 

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