• In mid-July, Global Innovation Index (GII) 2014 was published. Jointly prepared by WIPO in cooperation with Cornell University and INSEAD, the study ranks the innovation performance of 143 countries…

  • WIPO surprised all IP society members at this year's INTA Congress edition by unveiling a unique image-based trademark search system. Available since May 2014, this WIPO's Global Brand Database's new…

  • The Chamber of Commerce of Argentina (CCA) has already released MERCOSUR’s report for the first quarter of 2014. The Foreign Trade Observatory of CCA has developed a very complete document outlining…

  • This Factsheet is specifically focused on the Argentinian sui generis system for plant variety protection called “Plant Breeder’s Right”. You can find detailed and practical information about how…

  • The complete IP Country Factsheet of URUGUAY is now published. This Factsheet gives a complete overview on how to protect and manage Intellectual Property assets in this country with a practical…

  • INAPI (Chile) visited the Australian Office of Intellectual Property as part of its implementation as an ISA/IPEA (International Search Authority / International Preliminary Examining Authority) for…

  • El próximo 2 de julio, dará comienzo el curso online #MoocVT sobre Vigilancia Tecnológica para emprender. Este curso, dirigido tanto para emprendedores como investigadores o empresas, es…

  • The European Commission announced that developing countries will be banned from EU programmes, or their funding will be cut, if they persistently break intellectual property rights rules, according…

  • The first complete IP Country Factsheet of the Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk is now published. This Factsheet gives a complete overview on how to protect and manage Intellectual Property assets in…

  • The Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with both EMECA – the European Major Exhibition Centres Association and UFI – The Global Association of the Exhibition…