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Manage your Intellectual Property in Latin America

Our Signposting Directory is a dynamic database providing access to the most important actors and organisations in the field of intellectual property (IP) in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and the rest of the Latin American countries. It includes National Patent Offices (NPOs), Chambers of Commerce, Attorney Associations, Law Enforcement Agencies, Networks and more.

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Displaying 1162 items
Name Type of organisation or practicioner Geographical areas of activities & services Areas of operation & services provided to SMEs
Federation of Belgian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Chambers of Commerce and other industry associations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL) IPR, Competitive Intelligence, IP Rights exploitation
Federation of Regional Actors in Europe Networks Belgium (BE) Service info
FH JOANNEUM Gesellschaft mbH Governmental Agencies/Organizations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
FIDAE Governmental Agencies/Organizations Chile (CL) Service info
FIDE Other Honduras (HN) Service info
Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos Governmental Agencies/Organizations Brazil (BR) Service info
Finnish Embassy in Brasilia D.F., Brazil Embassies and Delegations Brazil (BR)
Finnish Embassy in Santiago, Chile Embassies and Delegations Chile (CL)
Finnish Patent and Registration Board National IP Office Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Finnova Foundation Other Belgium (BE), Spain (ES) Service info, Competitive Intelligence
Fiscalia de Chile Other Chile (CL) Service info
Fiscalia Nacional Economica Governmental Agencies/Organizations Chile (CL) Service info
Franchise Consult (Denmark) IP Agents/Attorney Associations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE) IPR, Franchising
Franchising Chile Other Chile (CL) Franchising
French Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil Embassies and Delegations Brazil (BR)
French Embassy in Havana, Cuba Embassies and Delegations Cuba (CU)
French Embassy in Santiago, Chile Embassies and Delegations Chile (CL)
French Franchise Federation IP Agents/Attorney Associations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE) IPR, Franchising
French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research Governmental Agencies/Organizations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE) Competitive Intelligence, Innovation Management, Outsourcing Offshoring, R&D&I processes certification (UNE 166 002:2006), Tech Watch, Technology Transfer
FUCOA Governmental Agencies/Organizations Chile (CL) Service info
Fundação AIP – Pessoas.Empresas.Economia. Networks Argentina (AR), Belgium (BE), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Portugal (PT) R&D contracts, Trade marks, Trade names, Trade secrets, Know-how
Fundação Biblioteca Nacional Governmental Agencies/Organizations Brazil (BR) Copyright & related rights, Copyright
Fundação Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro Research Organisations/Institutes Brazil (BR) Service info, IPR
Fundação de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo Cluster associations Brazil (BR) Service info, Enforcement, Others, IP Rights exploitation
Fundação de Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa  Research Organisations/Institutes Brazil (BR) Service info, IPR
Fundação Getúlio Vargas Universities, Technology Transfer Offices and Scientific Parks Brazil (BR) Service info, IPR, Enforcement, Others, IP Rights exploitation
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz Research Organisations/Institutes Brazil (BR) Service info, IPR, Enforcement, Others, IP Rights exploitation
Fundación CIDETER Cluster associations Argentina (AR) Innovation Management, Tech Watch, Technology Transfer
FUNDACIÓN COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA REGIÓN EUROPEA Chambers of Commerce and other industry associations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Fundación Empresarial Comunidad Europea Chile Other Chile (CL)
Fundación Española para la Innovación de la Artesanía Other Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Fundación Exportar Governmental Agencies/Organizations Argentina (AR)
Fundación Galicia Europa Networks Spain (ES) Service info
Fundación Julio Ricaldoni, Universidad de La República, Uruguay Universities, Technology Transfer Offices and Scientific Parks Uruguay (UY) Others
Fundación KIMbcn Other Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
FUNDACIÓN MILENIO Research Organisations/Institutes Bolivia (BO) Service info
Fundación Omar Dengo Research Organisations/Institutes Costa Rica (CR) Service info
Fundación País Digital Other Chile (CL) Service info
Fundación para la Innovación Agraria. Ministerio de Agricultura Governmental Agencies/Organizations Chile (CL) Geographical indications, Plant variety rights, Patents
Fundación Prodintec - Inicio Other Argentina (AR), Bolivia (BO), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Colombia (CO), Costa Rica (CR), Cuba (CU), Dominican Republic (DO), Ecuador (EC), El Salvador (SV), Guatemala (GT), Honduras (HN), Mexico (MX), Nicaragua (NI), Panama (PA), Paraguay (PY), Peru (PE), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE) Service info, R&D contracts, Innovation Management
FUNDAR: Centro de Analisis e Investigacion Research Organisations/Institutes Mexico (MX) Service info
FUSADES Research Organisations/Institutes El Salvador (SV) Service info
German Consulate of Brazil Embassies and Delegations Brazil (BR) Commercial Law, Innovation Management, Tax law
German Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil Embassies and Delegations Brazil (BR)
German Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina Embassies and Delegations Argentina (AR)
German Embassy in La Habana, Cuba Embassies and Delegations Cuba (CU)
German Embassy in Lima, Perù Embassies and Delegations Peru (PE) Service info, Commercial Law
German Embassy in Santiago, Chile Embassies and Delegations Chile (CL)
German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) National IP Office Germany (DE) Service info, IPR, Geographical indications, Industrial designs, Patents, Trade marks
Gestion colectiva de productores fonográficos IP Collecting Societies Costa Rica (CR) Copyright & related rights, Collecting societies
Greater Birmingham and West Midlands Brussels Office International Organisation Belgium (BE), United Kingdom (GB) Service info, Policies on IP, TT, conflict of interest and conflict of commitment
Greek Franchise Association IP Agents/Attorney Associations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE) IPR, Franchising
Greek Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil Embassies and Delegations Brazil (BR)
Greek Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina Embassies and Delegations Argentina (AR)
Greek Embassy in Santiago, Chile Embassies and Delegations Chile (CL)
Grupo Interinstitucional de Propiedad Intelectual Networks Argentina (AR), Uruguay (UY) IPR, IP Rights exploitation
Hellenic Copyright Organization National IP Office Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Helsinki-Uusimaa Region Council Local regional governments Finland (FI) Service info, Competitive Intelligence
Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH Chambers of Commerce and other industry associations Germany (DE) Service info, Trade marks, Trade names, Trade secrets, Trade marks
High Council of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Spain Other Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Honduras National IP Office Honduras (HN) IPR
Honorary Consul of Ireland in Santiago, Chile Embassies and Delegations Chile (CL)
Honrarkonsulat der Republik Paraguay Embassies and Delegations Paraguay (PY) Commercial Law, Innovation Management, Tax law
Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chambers of Commerce and other industry associations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL) IPR, Competitive Intelligence, Innovation Management, Technology Transfer, IP Rights exploitation
Hungarian Embassy in Brasilia, Brazil Embassies and Delegations Brazil (BR)
Hungarian Embassy in Santiago, Chile Embassies and Delegations Chile (CL)
Hungarian National Trading House Traders Hungary (HU) Service info, Trade marks, Trade names, Trade secrets, Trade marks
I.C.E. Istituto nazionale per il Commercio Estero Instituto italiano para el Comercio Exterior Research Organisations/Institutes Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
IBS Lateinamerika Other Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Icelandic Patent Office National IP Office Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
IEL – Instituto Euvaldo Lodi Santa Catarina Research Organisations/Institutes Brazil (BR)
IF Ideas Factory Other Chile (CL) Service info
IFPI IP Collecting Societies Chile (CL), Costa Rica (CR), Croatia (HR), Dominican Republic (DO), Ecuador (EC), El Salvador (SV), Finland (FI), Guatemala (GT), Mexico (MX), Panama (PA), Paraguay (PY), Peru (PE), Romania (RO), Uruguay (UY) Copyright & related rights, Collecting societies, Copyright
IK4 / IDEKO Other Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Ilustre colegio de abogados de La Paz Chambers of Commerce and other industry associations Bolivia (BO) IPR
Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de México IP Agents/Attorney Associations Mexico (MX) Service info
INCIENSA Research Organisations/Institutes Costa Rica (CR) Service info
Incubadora de Empresas Universidad del Bio-Bio Universities, Technology Transfer Offices and Scientific Parks Chile (CL) Innovation Management, Technology Transfer
INDAP Ministerio de Agricultura Other Chile (CL) Service info
INDICASAT Research Organisations/Institutes Panama (PA) Service info
Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic National IP Office Czech Republic (CZ) Service info, IPR, Geographical indications, Industrial designs, Patents, Trade marks
Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil Governmental Agencies/Organizations Brazil (BR) Service info
Innova Bío- Bío Governmental Agencies/Organizations Chile (CL) Service info
innovacion.cl Governmental Agencies/Organizations Chile (CL) Service info
INOVA Unicamp Universities, Technology Transfer Offices and Scientific Parks Brazil (BR) Patents, Copyright & related rights, Geographical indications, Industrial designs, Plant variety rights, R&D contracts, Topographies of semiconductor products, Trade marks, Trade names, Trade secrets, Mediation/Arbitration, Litigation, Competitive Intelligence, Innovation Management, IP Market assessment, IP policies (also for University), IPR in H2020, Outsourcing Offshoring, Policies on IP, TT, conflict of interest and conflict of commitment, Tech Watch, Technology Transfer, TTO implementation in HEIs, Software development contracts, Trade marks, Copyright, Designs, Patents, Know-how, IP valuation, Free and open source software, Preparation and negotiation of TT agreements
INPI-FR Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle National IP Office Argentina (AR), Bolivia (BO), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Colombia (CO), Costa Rica (CR), Cuba (CU), Dominican Republic (DO), Ecuador (EC), El Salvador (SV), France (FR), Guatemala (GT), Honduras (HN), Nicaragua (NI), Panama (PA), Paraguay (PY), Peru (PE), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE) Geographical indications, Industrial designs, Patents, Trade marks
Insituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) Universities, Technology Transfer Offices and Scientific Parks Mexico (MX) Service info
Instituto Amazónico de Investigaciones Científicas Sinchi Research Organisations/Institutes Colombia (CO) Service info
Instituto Boliviano de Comercio Exterior Other Bolivia (BO) Service info
Instituto Brasileiro de Ética Concorrencial Research Organisations/Institutes Brazil (BR) Commercial Law, Conflicts of law, Policies on IP, TT, conflict of interest and conflict of commitment
Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia Research Organisations/Institutes Brazil (BR) Service info, IPR, Innovation Management, IP Rights exploitation
Instituto Brasileiro de Propriedade Intelectual Governmental Agencies/Organizations Brazil (BR)
Instituto Brasileiro de Qualidade e Produtividade Governmental Agencies/Organizations Brazil (BR) Service info, IPR, Innovation Management
Instituto Butantan Research Organisations/Institutes Brazil (BR) Service info, IPR
Instituto de ciencia, tecnología e innovación Research Organisations/Institutes El Salvador (SV) Service info
Instituto de Computación de la Facultad de Ingeniería – UdelaR Universities, Technology Transfer Offices and Scientific Parks Uruguay (UY) IPR, Copyright & related rights, Patents
INSTITUTO DE FOMENTO REGION DE MURCIA Governmental Agencies/Organizations Argentina (AR), Brazil (BR), Chile (CL), Paraguay (PY), Uruguay (UY), Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (VE)
Instituto de Innovaciones Agropecuarias Governmental Agencies/Organizations Chile (CL) Geographical indications, Plant variety rights
Instituto de Investigación Aplicada y Promoción del Desarrollo Local Research Organisations/Institutes Nicaragua (NI) Service info
Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable Universities, Technology Transfer Offices and Scientific Parks Uruguay (UY) IPR, Others
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