IP management in the Machinery sector in Latin America

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The machinery sector is of extreme importance to the global economy considering it supports the basic operation of other industries. It improves efficiency and helps save time and money.

This Factsheet provides you with some guidelines and tips about IP in Latin America with a special focus on the machinery sector.

Daren Tang WIPO's new Director General

As of 1 October 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has officially a new Director General: Daren Tang. 

His six-year mandate will be marked by, in his own words, a more inclusive, balanced, vibrant and forward-looking global IP ecosystem. 

Mr. Tang is the fifth Director General of WIPO, following Mr. Gurry of Australia (2008-2020), Mr. Kamil Idris of Sudan (1997-2008), Mr. Arpad Bogsch of the United States (1973-1997) and Mr. Georg Bodenhausen of the Netherlands (1970-1973).

EUIPO guidelines available now in the 23 EU languages

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 design practice is reflected in a series of Guidelines for Examination that are intended to help both our users and our staff in charge of the various procedures.

To access the Trade mark guidelines, please refer to this link.

Virtual Event - G-STIC

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk joins the G-STIC Conference from October 26-28th 2020!

The G-STIC conference is the world’s leading conference on integrated technological solutions aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 17 internationally agreed ambitious goals to move the world to a more sustainable future by 2030.

Virtual Event - EBN Congress 2020

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk will join the EBN Congress on November 3rd and 4th 2020!

For 35 years, EBN Members have been supporting innovative entrepreneurs and startups, both at regional and local levels. EBN Members have become a valuable actor in the innovation ecosystem in Europe. The 2020 EBN Congress will explore how EU|BICs, the intermediaries, and incubators are supporting innovative entrepreneurs in these turbulent times. How are they re-shaping the European innovation ecosystem?

Virtual Event/Baltic states - GLOBAL EUROPE: EU funded projects supporting businesses to look beyond the EU and internationalize

Join the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk at the Global Europe webinar series, this October 21st with the Latvian Chamber of Commerce!

The Global Europe webinar brings you key projects funded by the European Commission that support your European business directly to your home office!