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.
Are you planning to grow your business in Peru? Do you know how to register your trade mark? This Factsheet is focused on the trade mark registration proceedings in Brazil to help you to avoid the most common mistakes during the registration of your trade mark.
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.
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.
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.
The International Specialized Exhibition INFOINVENT is an intellectual property forum to promote investment in innovation and technology transfer, to support the realization of joint projects on the implementation of new inventions, technologies and materials in the national economy, as well as the development of international technical - scientific cooperation.
The webinar 'Intellectual Property Rights for EU SMEs in Mexico: new aspects' aims to give an overview about the current situation as regards Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide practical information about the registration and enforcement of the main IPRs in Mexico.
Attendees will have the chance to see the importance and main features of each Intellectual Property Right when operating in the Latin American country. In addition, any queries that the EU companies might have, shall be answered by the expert during the training session.
On 14 November 2019 the European Commission with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU and the Committee of the Regions organises the one-day conference "Innovative, collaborative, regional: Smart intellectual property for a competitive Europe" in Brussels to explore how the EU and its regions can help SMEs to become more competitive and grow through the smart use of IP.
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!