• 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…

  • The EUIPO has just launched a new online search tool containing all geographical indications (GIs) protected at European Union level. It also contains detailed information on non-EU GIs protected at…

  • DINAPI Paraguay recently published that Paraguay adheres itself to the two WIPO-administered international treaties: - The Nice Agreement establishes a classification of goods and services for the…

  • The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has just published a creative economy note on the streaming wars currently going on in the Brazilian market. In Brazil streaming services like…

  • The Republic of Costa Rica has just ratified the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances. The Treaty will enter into force in Costa Rica on 13 February 2021. 4 Latin American countries (Chile,…

  • INPI Brazil has already received 983 priority patent applications, already more than the 955 received during the entire 2019 year.  This growth comes mainly from the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH…