• 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…

  • Nicaragua has just ratified in January the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled. This Treaty requires…

  • After Brazil ratified the Madrid Protocol, the registration of Trade marks at the Instituto Nacional da Propriedade (INPI) and the recognition of high renown trade marks has a less strict criterion.…

  • Uruguay has ratified the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks. From April 21st, Uruguay will become the 51st Member to this treaty. With this ratification, Uruguay becomes the second member to…

  • The European Patent Office (EPO) fees are going to be increased by an average of 4% as from April 2020.  On average, most of the fees have been increased by 4%, but the appeal fees will be increased…

  • Bloomberg has just published its annual Bloomberg Innovation Index for the year 2020. This Index analyzes dozens of criteria using seven metrics, including research and development spending,…

  • The Peruvian National Institute for the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) has issued this week a report on the activities it has carried out during the year 2019. For the third year in…

  • 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 report lists priority…

  • The Chilean National IP Institute INAPI, has announced that deadlines to some administrative processes related to the filing of intellectual property rights will be extended due to serious damages…

  • INAPI Chile signs a cooperation agreement with the National Customs Service. Thanks to this agreement, and through the access to INAPI's Platform for Mass Trademark Processing, customs will have…