• The National Network of Intellectual Property of Uruguay (RedPi) invites you to participate in a variety of workshops under the general topic "Intellectual Property Thursday in Biotechnology". These meetings will take place every Thursday from May,  22 to June, 26. They are scheduled from 9:00 to 12:00 hours and will be organized in the research centers involved.

    These workshops seek to raise awareness of the importance and usefulness of Intellectual Property tools.

    The topics to be dealt with are:

    • An Introduction to Biotechnology
    • BioFarma workshop
    • Workshop: Deposit of Microorganisms
    • BioAgro: workshop

    Find out more (in Spanish)

  • The Academy of Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development of the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) of Brasil, promotes on May 28, 2014 the lecture "Strategic intellectual property Management”. It is free of charge.

    This course aims to provide a better understanding about the importance of Intellectual Property (IP) in the process of innovation.

    Some of the topics to be dealing with are:

    • Basic knowledge of Innovation.

    • Technology Transfer.

    • Technology Licensing.

    Enrollment period is open.


  • Mercosur IPR Helpdesk participates in the APM Workshop about Trademarks, to take place in Berlin on 24th June.

    Find out more (in German)

  • ACCIÓ Catalunya has a broad range of activities and events lined up for May 2014, including information and training sessions, workshops, networking events, fairs and missions. Highlights include a series of workshops organized as part of “Internationalization Week”. These workshops will take place in Catalonia between 27 – 30 May and will address issues such as business marketing, internationalization, funding and export success, and business models.

    The Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk will participate in the Workshop on IP in Chile and Colombia, to be held in the morning of 27th May en el Centro Tecnológico Leitat

    Further information (in English)

  • Webinar "Key aspects of IP rights in Argentina and Paraguay" as an introduction to the Mission for Growth to Panama, Argentina and Paraguay in June 2014 which will be led by Mr Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship.

    June, 4th at 15.00h (GMT+2)

    The lecturers for this webinar were Mr. Rubén Romano and Mr. Aldo Fabrizio Modica Bareiro.

    Mr. Romano is a lawyer specialised in Intellectual Property and IP Agent in Argentina. He is a lecturer on Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences at the UNL University. He is also a Legal Counsel at Research Results Transfer Centre.
    Mr. Aldo Fabrizio Modica Bareiro is graduated from the Catholic University of Asuncion Law School (2008). He was admitted to practice in 2005. He has an LLM in Intellectual Property Law at the Universidad Austral of Buenos Aires (2010). He is a Trademark and Patent Agent and he works also in the Copyright area.

    Follow-up discussion via the Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk Linked-In group.

    Language: Spanish (chat online with English translation available)