The type of IP protection in Argentina is very similar to that in Europe. Still, some differences do exist as regards the duration, geographical extent, and basic protection requirements.
This IP guide outlines the main differences between the EU IP legal environment and Argentina's legal framework in order to efficiently manage your intellectual property assets in Argentina.
Colombia is a member of the Andean Community and a key EU trade partner.
Besides its well-known reputation as a coffee exporter, Colombia is also the third country with the largest area of arable land for fruit (7.5 million tons per year) and the seventh for vegetables (1.8 million tons per year) in Latin America. But there are many more sectors that represent a good business opportunity for EU SMEs with innovative ideas that provide them a competitive advantage.
Fusion is a German SME that has created a notebook, the pages of which are made from a polyester component instead of wood. This enables the user to write, scan with a mobile, upload the content directly to the cloud and erase the pages with a damp cloth. The company has allied with some of the most relevant cloud storage companies, so that when users scan their page through the app, they can organise and decide where this page should be saved in the cloud. The notebook can then be reused indefinitely, saving therefore paper and plastic, which will, in turn, benefit our environment.
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.
The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) has announced that it has ordered the destruction of a record 5,087,662 counterfeiting products during the year 2019. These destructions were carried out by IMPI in collaboration with the National Corporate Counsels Association, the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico and the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.
Are you planning to grow your business in Peru? Do you know how to register your trade mark? This Factsheet is focused on the trade mark registration proceedings in Peru to help you to avoid the most common mistakes during the registration of your trade mark.
The type of IP protection in Chile is very similar to that in Europe. Still, some differences do exist as regards the duration, geographical extent, and basic protection requirements.
Freiheit, a German SME in the communication sector, filed on July 2018 a patent application before the European Patent Office (EPO). The patent, that presented an innovative communication device with unique interoperability functionalities, was sucessfully registered in all the European countries designated by the company.