• Recently, the Brazilian Third Chamber of the Superior Court of Justice (“STJ”) has ruled that Brazilian Courts have jurisdiction in cases involving infringements that have been committed through…

  • The Venezuelan Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI) has presented its action plan on the Marrakesh Treaty.  The Marrakesh VIP Treaty entered into force in Venezuela on January 2, 2020…

  • In recent months SENADI has issued several resolutions which have radically changed the criteria of Article 167 the Decision 486 of the Andean Community: "Use of the mark may be proved with business…

  • The Venezuelan Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI) recently announced the direct application in Venezuela of all the legal standards from the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of…

  • IMPI Mexico has just received the first Geographical Indication application in Mexico. It has been published the application from the Oaxaca region to become the first Mexican GI for the production…

  • The Chilean Chamber of Deputies (lower house) has just approved and sent to the Senate (upper house) the protocol concerning the Madrid Agreement, relative to the International Registration of…

  • INPI Brazil has just published the first edition of their Manual de Indicações Geográficas (Geographical Indications Handbook). The "Manual" will enter into force on 1 February 2021. This new…

  • The draft Agreement that approves in Chile the Protocol concerning the Madrid Agreement, relative to the international registration of trademarks, has entered into the first constitutional procedure…

  • The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has just published a new edition of its Intellectual Property (IP) Roadmap for 2020 on IP issues.   This comprehensive guide benefits from the expertise…

  • The EPO and the Colombian Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC) have signed an Enhanced Cooperation Agreement to achieve advanced collaboration that will strengthen the work of the SIC in…