Protecting your inventions in Central America

Registration period

Event type: Webinar

Time: 15.00h Brussels time

Location: Online

Admission: Free (registration required)

Language: English

Event description

The webinar aims to give an overview to the EU SMES about the most convenient legal mechanisms to protect and exploit their inventions in the Centralamerican markets. How much time and money it would take or when can they start commercializing their products are the most persisting questions for the SMEs that shall be answered by our Intellectual Property experts during the webinar.

SMEs will be also provided with the best tips and watch-outs to bear in mind before, during and after entering the markets in that territories.

Moreover, any queries that the EU companies might have, are to be solved by the experts conducting the training session.

During the webinar you can expect:

  • Overview of Patents and Utility Models, including patentability requirements and patent costs
  • Detailed overview on how to register your patents and utility models in Central America
  • How to benefit from international patent agreements like Paris Convention and Patent Cooperation Treaty
  • When can I start exploiting the invention


About the webinars
The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk webinars are business-oriented, online trainings, which could be attended from any internet-connected place. This free-of-charge events are conducted by top professionals that know exactly what an SME needs to know to improve its business strategy regarding IP registration and enforcement in the Latin America region. 

Join our next webinars and get in contact with same-interests companies or have a look at our past webinars and do not miss the chance to harness from others' real-life cases. 

Additionally, if you would like to have a webinar on a specific topic that may be of help for your SME, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail. Your opinion and suggestions are very important to us!


Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk:

Latin America IPR SME Helpdesks is a European Union co-funded project that provides European SMEs with free, practical, business advice relating to IPR in Latin America. To learn about any aspect of intellectual property rights, visit our online portal at For free expert advice on Latin America IPR for your business, e-mail your questions to: You will receive a reply from one of the Helpdesk experts within three working days.