A set of legal rules that regulate the entry of imported goods and services in the country. It includes general regulations (general import policy, licensing, contingencies, goods subject to customs fees, prohibited or suspended imports) and specific regulations (technical standards, packaging, labelling, trademarks and patents).
Compositions of lines, colours or any three-dimensional form that give a special appearance to a product or handicraft. They refer to the ornamental or aesthetic aspects of a useful article. Industrial Designs are applied to a wide variety of industrial products and handicrafts. The holder of a registered Industrial Design has exclusive rights against unauthorised copy or imitation of the design by third parties. Industrial Design registrations are valid for a limited period. The term of protection is usually 15 years for most jurisdictions.
In marketing, an influencer is a person who has recognition and can directly influence the customer's decisions and opinions of the targetted market. For these reasons, some marketing campaigns are designed especially for them.
All production factors of intangible nature integrated across the business activity. Some of them can be materialised in Intellectual Property Rights, while the remaining ones are part of the business goodwill.
This term refers to the property of creations of the human mind. In a broad sense, it includes inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images and designs used in commerce, among others. IP is divided into two categories: Industrial Property and Copyright.
It is a system used to classify goods and services for the purposes of the registration of trademarks. It was established by the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks of 1957, a multilateral treaty administered by the WIPO. This classification is commonly referred to as the Nice Classification. This agreement is open to the States party to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.
It is an international classification system used to classify the figurative elements of marks. The complete title of the Classification is International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks.
The use of legal actions, remedies, measures and procedures against the infringement of any IPR. This includes, among others, stopping unauthorized use, deterring future infringements or obtaining recovery for damages resulting from the infringing act.