Factsheet IP Systems Comparative: Colombia vs Europe

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The type of IP protection in Colombia is very similar to that in Europe. Still, some differences do exist as regards the duration, geographical extent, and basic protection requirements.

This IP guide outlines the main differences between the EU IP legal environment and Colombia´s legal framework in order to efficiently manage your intellectual property assets in this country.

IP Systems Comparative: Argentina vs Europe

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The type of IP protection in Argentina is very similar to that in Europe. Still, some differences do exist as regards the duration, geographical extent, and basic protection requirements.

This IP guide outlines the main differences between the EU IP legal environment and Argentina's legal framework in order to efficiently manage your intellectual property assets in Argentina.

WIPO's Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement has entered into force

WIPO's Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement has just entered into force with 5 contracting parties: EU, Albania, Cambodia, South Korea and Samoa. 

From the Latin American region, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Peru have already ratified it.

The Lisbon Agreement refers to the International Registration of Appellations of Origin, offering applicants the possibility of obtaining protection for an appellation of origin in contracting parties to the Lisbon Agreement through a single registration and one set of fees.

The Lisbon Agreement enters into force in Dominican Republic

As of January 17, 2020, Dominican Republic has become the 30th member to the Lisbon Agreement.

The Lisbon Agreement refers to the International Registration of Appellations of Origin, offering applicants the possibility of obtaining protection for an appellation of origin in contracting parties to the Lisbon Agreement through a single registration and one set of fees.

To read more, please be referred to WIPO's website.

Enhancing tourism experience through IP: smart tourism in Latin America

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Have you ever thought of the benefits of combining new technologies and tourism? This infographic will give you an insight on how to apply Intellectual Property to tourism related business.

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.

IP protection in the Food and Beverage industry

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Argentina and Brazil are some of the top 10 food and beverage exporters in the world, while Mexico is one of the main importers in this sector. This infographic brings you the some of the main figures, facts and aspects to bear in mind when approaching the Latin-American countries and succeed in this industry thanks to a safe IP protection.