Mercadodepulgas.com is a successful Spanish start-up that runs an online platform where users can buy and sell second-hand products. Sofas, bikes, electronic devices and the like are exchanged in the platform. The website and app have become very popular due to the ease of its use and its effectiveness in allowing users to get in touch.
Patents registered in Europe, being territorial rights, have no legal effect in China and any of the countries in South-east Asia and 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.
In this webinar you will learn more about the advantages and possible disadvantages of PCT. Our IPR experts will equip you with tips and recommendations on how to utilise the PCT to manage your patent portfolio in developing markets.
The Madrid System, administered by WIPO, is a convenient and cost-effective solution for registering and managing trade marks worldwide. The system allows brand owners to protect their trade marks in up to 122 countries by filing one application, using one language (English, French or Spanish) and paying one set of fees. Recently Malaysia joined the Madrid system, with this addition expect Myanmar all SEA countries are member of the Madrid system.
During this webinar, the IP expert Mr. Simon Cheetham (IP Expert of the China and SEA Helpdesks) and Mr. Eli Salis (IP Expert of the Latin America Helpdesk) offer tips and recommendations on how to utilise the Madrid System to manage your trade mark portfolio when internationalising to China, SEA and Latin America.
The European Commission’s DG Trade has published last week its biannual report on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in third countries.
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.
BLISSAKKO is a French SME active in the field of healthy living created by Lucas, a French lifestyle coach, and Juan, a Spanish entrepreneur.
QTechnology is a Portuguese SME dedicated to selling computer software. The company, interested in improving one of its software products, contacted a Brazilian University, whose department of computing has established a strong reputation in artificial intelligence.
Patricia Covarrubia, Intellectual Property Expert from Latin America IP SME Helpdesk, attended EUREKA Global Innovation Summit (EGIS 2019) and we talked about the importance of managing IP for SMEs.
Trisk Motor AG., a German SME producing spare parts for vehicles, is introducing its business in the Latin American market. In order to do so, they registered their trademark “TriskMotor” (Wordmark) in Peru, Argentina and Brazil within Class 12 of the Nice Classification.