WTR 1000 2022

WTR 1000 - the World's Leading Trademark Professionals - a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.

Uruguay

Effective anti-counterfeiting measures are paramount for brand owners in Uruguay, given the country’s status as a transit hub. This has only been heightened since the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic, with firms seeing a surge in requests for raids and border seizures. The IP community is also dealing with the...

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Effective anti-counterfeiting measures are paramount for brand owners in Uruguay, given the country’s status as a transit hub. This has only been heightened since the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic, with firms seeing a surge in requests for raids and border seizures. The IP community is also dealing with the ramifications of the recent legalisation of cannabis and many firms report increased interest in registrations from industry players keen to protect their marks. Local practitioners also remain optimistic about potential accession to the Madrid Protocol as they continue their efforts to raise the profile of the jurisdiction on the international scene.

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