• The economist Mr Cláudio Vilar Furtado will become the new President of INPI. On 8 January 2019, the Secretary for Economic Productivity, Employment and Competitiveness (Sepec) of the Ministry of…

  • Professionals from the National Agriculture Reasearch Institute (INIA) from Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Peru, Panama, Paraguay and Dominican Republic, responsible of the IP…

  • In a recent interview the President of INPI Brazil, Mr Luiz Octávio Pimentel, declared that this institution is now ready to join the Madrid Protocol, thanks to the measures implemented in recent…

  •   The Mexican Industrial Property Institute (IMPI) has made available a user guide to the online services that they offer in their website. The Technological Information Services Management System…

  • The Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) will provide support to the Peruvian Ministry of Production, the National Council for Science and Technology (CONCYTEC),and the National Institute for the…

  • According to the last statistics from INPI, the Brazilian Office closed the year 2018 with a strong increase in comparison with the year 2017 in the numbers of granted patents (+77%), registered…

  • In 2019, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to be one of the biggest areas of development for many sectors and could could contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030.…

  • From December the 30th, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership - CPTPP (formerly known as TPP) has entered into force in the six countries that completed the…

  • The Mexican Industrial Property Office (IMPI) will no longer examine or register the trademarks, patents and designs during the Chirstmas break (from 20 December 2018 to 4 January 2019, both included…

  • This week, the European Commission released one of the key publications for entrepreneurs: the Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List. The most affected IPR-protected products and services, risky sectors…