Record number of counterfeiting products intercepted and destroyed by IMPI in 2019

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) has announced that it has ordered the destruction of a record 5,087,662 counterfeiting products during the year 2019. These destructions were carried out by IMPI in collaboration with the National Corporate Counsels Association, the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico and the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.

Brussels, Belgium - Stereopsia 2019

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk is coming to Stereopsia!

Stereopsia is an international event dedicated to all forms of 3D / XR / AI. It features a series of top-notch conferences, panels with international experts, exhibitions and demos, networking opportunities, and awards. This international event is organized in close collaboration with the Hollywood-based Advanced Imaging Society and its EMEA Chapter, and it bestows their prestigious Lumiere Awards to exceptional 3D and 3D VR content makers.

Boost your IP with the Latin America IP SME Helpdesk team

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This infographic introduces you to the main Intellectual Property materials found on our website. The Latin America IP SME Helpdesk offers business-oriented and jargon-free resources that will help you design the best IP strategy before marketing your products in Latin American countries. By clicking on each element, you will have access to the relevant section of our IP library or, if you wish to clarify any doubts, click on the Helpline to contact our IP team directly.

Valencia, Spain - IV Congreso Go Global

IV edition of the Go Global Congress will the place on November 19th and 20th in Feria Valencia. This event is the reference of the Valencian Community for SMEs willing to internationalize their products and services.

Our IP experts will participate in this event, with a training session entitled "Intellectual property abroad: key mechanisms to protect your business in Latin America, China and Southeast Asia".

IP Rights for EU SMEs in Brazil - Energy and Environment Sector

Renewable Energies have experienced a relevant increase within the last two decades and Latin America countries are placing great expectation in non-conventional energy sources at short, medium and long term. In fact, EU SMEs interested in these industries have in Brazil one of their main destination countries, as the Latin American country represents a huge market full of potential clients for EU companies that are willing to go international.

Helsinki, Finland - SME Assembly

The SME assembly is the most significant event for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe. The conference takes place once a year during the European SME week. Together with the network of SME envoys, the assembly creates the governance structure of the small business act.

The International IPR SME Helpdesks will be present during the event with a dedicated booth to introduce participants to the free Helpdesks services.

Brussels, Belgium - Boosting Innovation through Standards

This high-level 1-day event aims to boost the market uptake of innovation and research outcomes by using standardization as an enabler. Leading experts in innovation and standardization will present their experiences in linking the two worlds and highlighting how each one is benefiting from the other.

Thematic parallel sessions will allow detailed insight into the various aspects of standardization for: