• The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has just made available their Trade mark and Industrial Design Guidelines in the 23 languages of the EU. The EUIPO’s current trade mark and…

  • When it comes to the requirement of suficient trade mark use, the Bolivian Trademark Office interpreted that the products had to be necessarily  sold to be placed on the market. The new Decision…

  • As part of the first anniversary since Brazil became a member of the Madril protocol, INPI Brazil has shown the promising numbers. During this "Year One", 7.896 international requests were made…

  • EUIPO has just become a partipant member of the WIPO Digital Access Service (WIPO DAS) as an Office of Second Filing. Last July, became also Office of First Filing. Now applicants are allowed e-…

  • Last October, the Latin America IP SME HD posted on the new Dominican Republic Plant Variety Office (OREVADO).  Supported by CARIPI (a project funded by the European Union), the initiative will be…

  • WIPO releases their Global Innovation Index 2020 with the focus on "Who Will Finance Innovation?". It is the result of a collaboration between Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual…

  • WIPO has just published their usual yearly reviews on the PCT, the Madrid System and the Hague System. These three documens comprise facts, figures and analysis on each one of the different…

  • The Dominican Republic National Intellectual Property Office (ONAPI)  has joined EUIPO's TMclass. This platform, implemented by the EUIPO and run by the EU Commission, is a harmonized database with…

  • Indecopi Copyright Directorate (DDA) has recently published the Copyright Guide to understand the provisions of the Marrakesh Treaty. The Marrakesh Treaty establishes a set of limitations and…

  • EUIPO has just published a new report on the evolution of demand for EU trade marks (EUTMs) from 2010-2019. This report is a striking illustration of the value to this IP right in the modern economy…