IP management in the Machinery sector in Latin America

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The machinery sector is of extreme importance to the global economy considering it supports the basic operation of other industries. It improves efficiency and helps save time and money.

This Factsheet provides you with some guidelines and tips about IP in Latin America with a special focus on the machinery sector.

Virtual Event - Co-Matching 2020

 

Looking for an international match? Meet the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk to learn how to securely enter a partnership with Latin American companies while protecting your intellectual property rights!

 

Co-Matching Business Matchmaking Event will be organised virtually on 25th August 2020 by ABİGEM East Marmara in close collaboration with the Kocaeli Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise Europe Network partners.

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Customs database in Mexico

Based in Cork, Brenan LTD is an Irish manufacturer popular among the English and Irish consumers for its kitchen tools. The company is commercialising a new product, which is expected to be released in Mexico soon through a local distributor. The owner has already obtained trade mark protection in Europe and is now considering whether to protect it in Mexico or wait to see how the commercialisation goes.

The company has already been warned about potential risks of counterfeiting if they fail to properly protect their products in Mexico.

Bad Faith Registration Chile

ZenZit is a Spanish medium-sized company in the toy sector that has a strong presence in Europe and several Latin American countries through distribution agreements.

After several decades working under the same brand, the company decided to renew their corporate image by redesigning their logo, which consisted of the brand name written in a specific and easily recognisable font and was registered at European level at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).