Our training materials address various aspects of IP in Latin America. The training kit offers 10 specific modules, tailored to be used by business support organisations, intermediaries and multipliers and available upon registration.


Module Number Title Description Duration Language
1 IPRs in Mercosur and Chile: an overview

This module aims to give an overview about the main economic figures in each Mercosur Country (+Chile) with special reference to the most innovative/IP intensive sectors, as well as some information related to EU- Mercosur countries trade.

The module also includes a snapshot of the main IP related treaties that have and have not been ratified by Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela and their main consequences.

Finally, comparative tables with main IPRs and some highlighted differences with Europe are included (per country/IPR).

  • Patents
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • Appellation of Origin/ Geographical Indications
2.50 hours English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
2 IPRs in Argentina for EU SMEs

This module aims to give an overview about the current situation in which concerns to Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide information about the main IPRs in Argentina:

  • Copyright
  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Trademarks
  • Software
1.50 hours English
3 IPRs in Brazil for EU SMEs

This module aims to give an overview about the current situation in which concerns to Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide information about the main IPRs in Brazil:
- Copyright
- Patents
- Designs
- Trademarks
- Software

1.50 hours English, French, Portuguese
4 IPRs in Chile for EU SMEs

This module aims to give an overview about the current situation in which concerns to Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide information about the main IPRs in Chile:
- Copyright
- Patents
- Designs
- Trademarks
- Geographical Indications/ Appellations of Origin

 

1.50 hours English
5 IPRs in Paraguay for EU SMEs

This module aims to give an overview about the current situation in which concerns to Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide information about the main IPRs in Paraguay:

  • Copyright
  • Software
  • Patents
  • Industrial Designs
  • Trademarks
  • Geographical Indications and Appellations of Origin
1.50 hours English
6 IPRs in Uruguay for EU SMEs

This module aims to give an overview about the current situation in which concerns to Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide information about the main IPRs in Uruguay:

  • Patents
  • Industrial Designs
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Software
1.50 hours English
7 IPRs in Venezuela for EU SMEs

This module aims to give an overview about the current situation in which concerns to Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation as well as to provide information about the main IPRs in Venezuela:
- Patents (Inventions/ Designs)
- Copyright
- Trademarks

1.50 hours English, Spanish
8 Licensing in Latin America

This module includes a general introduction to licensing as a mean of internationalization with special reference to the relevant decisions prior to internationalise as well as those considerations when drafting a License Agreement.

2.00 hours English
9 IP key aspects in Trade Fairs in Brazil for EU SMEs

This module aims to provide attendees with a general overview on how to protect their IP when attending a Trade Fair in Brazil. Prior and during measures are provided in order to prevent the most common problems for EU SMEs, such as piracy, counterfeiting and harm of potential IPR applications.

1.50 hours English
10 Software Protection in Brazil

This module aims to provide attendees with a general overview on how to protect software in Brazil including the software “sui generis” protection, patents and trade secrets.

1.50 hours English