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.

Protecting your IP in the Biotechnology sector

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Did you know that Argentinian businesses invoice over €900 million annually? And that Biotech patent applications may require additional filing requirement in Latin America? Check out this infographic to know more on how to protect your innovations in this field. 

IPR in the Chilean Wine Industry

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Chilean wine history began, long ago, with the arrival of Spanish conquerors. Nowadays Chile is considered as one of the best producers of wines and spirits. According to the most recent OIV (International Organization of Wine and Vine), Chile ranked number 9 in overall grape production, number 8th in Wine production and is the number 4 exporter worlwide. here you can find information on IPRs related to Wine production as well as some good practices to adopt when entering the Wine industry in Chile.

App protection in Chile

Flonder, a Spanish SME that created a product delivery app, was planning to expand to Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru at the lowest cost.

The Spanish company decided to enter in the Latin American region by collaborating with a local partner. Negotiations with a Chilean company went well and they agreed on sharing the distributors channels and, thus, publicly announced that Flonder would start operating in the Latin American country on the 15th of September, for which a series of promotional events were organized.