How can EU SMEs in Latin America take advantage of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Patents registered in Europe, being territorial rights, have no legal effect in any of the countries in Latin America. However, through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) it is possible to seek simultaneous patent protection for an invention in several countries by filing a single “international” patent application instead of filing separate national applications.

Domain names in Latin America: what to do to protect your brand and enforce your rights

The webinar aims to show EU SMEs how a Domain Name can be a profitable business tool in the Latin American markets. Attendees will have the chance to see how to avoid potential IPR infringements, protect their brand, understand more the Domain Name-Trademark relationship and have a practical overview of the UDRP proceedings.

Moreover, our IP expert will be available to assist you in any IP-related enquiry that you may have.

Intellectual Property in Latin America: key mechanisms to protect your business

The webinar aims to give an overview to the European SMEs on how they can best protect their Intellectual Property on Latin-American markets (focused on Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Peru). The expert will provide practical information on how to register, protect and enforce Trademark rights in the region and how to effectively protect the logo of the company or the product, as well as how to proceed as to the inventions, designs and copyright-protectable contents.

PCT communications by postal mail have been suspended by WIPO (COVID-19 pandemic)

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has just posted that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all transmissions of PCT paper documents that have to be sent by WIPO itself will be suspended.

The International organization has suggested users to carry out all the work through ePCT, or when it's published through PATENTSCOPE.

Main Intellectual Property-related problems in the Latinamerican markets for EU SMEs

Latin America represents a very attractive target for EU SMEs that see this region as an ideal potential market for their products and services. However, getting international implies certain risks that could even destroy their business and must be known in advance.

This webinars aims to provide European entrepreneurs with the most common problems their predecessors faced when entered in Latin America and some tools and tips to overcome them.

Moreover, any queries that the EU companies might have, shall be answered by the experts during the training session.

What can Intellectual Property do for my business? 5 benefits that will boost your business

Intellectual Property is a powerful tool to benefit from your company's intangible assets, but is there life after licensing? Any EU SMEs shall wonder the same question and how can they make money out of their Intellectual Property Rights.

If that's your case, take a look at this webinar and learn more about the advantages and possibilities derived from the right management of your intangibles.

Moreover, our IP expert will be available to assist you in any IP-related enquiry that you may have.

Virtual Event - boosting technology transfer in Central Europe

 

The official launch of the KETGATE Network invites all small- & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and research & technology organizations (RTOs) looking for the right research and/or industry partner to explore cooperation opportunities.

KETGATE helps businesses reach science and vice versa. This way, businesses can gain competitiveness or even enter into new markets while RTOs can generate revenue (be it financial, academic prestige or research related) from the knowledge they possess.

Grenoble, France - MedFIT 2020

 

Are you in the MedTech sector? Then join the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk at MedFIT 2020!

MedFIT is your opportunity to connect with international key innovators in the MedTech, diagnostic and digital health sectors. As the leading European partnering event, MedFIT provides the ideal environment for academic and industrial actors to: