The International IP Helpdesks attended the IV edition of the Go Global Congress on November 20th in Feria Valencia (SPAIN). This event, organized by the Chamber of Commerce from Valencian Community, IVACE International and ICEX, is the reference of the Valencian Community for SMEs willing to internationalize their products and services.
The European Patent Office (EPO) and INPI Brazil have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on an Enhanced Technical and Strategic Partnership. During this event both offices also signed a MoU to renew their Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program.
This PPH Project allows users to take advantage of an effective reduction in patent pendency, by shortening the examination process.
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.
The type of IP protection in Chile is very similar to that in Europe. Still, some differences do exist as regards the duration, geographical extent, and basic protection requirements.
The European Patent Office (EPO) and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI), represented by their respective heads Antonio Campinos and Juan Lozano, have signed this week a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a strategic partnership between the two institutions.
An increase awareness of health is the main boost for Superfoods. A great number of them come from Latin America, representing an interesting business opportunity. Check this Infographic to learn about the business opportunities and how IP can benefit Superfood's exploitation.
Although IPRs tend to be associated to technological industries, companies operating in the fashion and related industries also benefit from them. IPR protection is the cornerstone to fight against piracy and counterfeiting, preventing free riding of your commercial and innovative efforts.
Intellectual Property is a powerful tool to benefit from your company's intangible assets. Take a look to this Infographic if you want to learn more about the advantages and possibilities derived from a right management of your intangibles.