INAPI Chile launches a new patent search tool

INAPI has recently announce the implementation of a new tool, which allows users to search for patents registered since June 2014.

This new tool gives access to all digital patent files from this year 2014. To that purpose, users will have to get a "Clave Única" (Unique Key) From the Civil Registry Offices.

Thanks to this tool, users will be able to access to the data from all their patent process online, avoiding any documents to be printed at INAPI or the need to be present at the Office.

WIPO continues its IP operations - update on Covid-19

WIPO has just published an update on Covid-19, to clarify that the IP processes are continuing there process without any trouble. 

Thanks to WIPO's continuity Plan, there is no delay in the the process of all applications filed through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks, the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs, as well as administer other IP and related systems.

INDECOPI publishes a list of 20 patents in the public domain related to the treatment of HIV, Cancer, among others

The Peruvian National Institute for the Defense of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) has just published a list of 20 pharmaceutical patents related to the treatment of HIV, cancer, hepatitis C, tuberculosis, among others, which are already in the public domain and free to use without prior permission.

These free-use pharmaceutical patents are referred to the treatment of diseases with a high impact on public health.