Region: Chile

Madrid Protocol enters into force in Chile

Chile’s instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol was accompanied by declarations and notifications. INAPI subsequently published instructions to facilitate the execution of the treaty in the country. This update reviews the main points of interest for trademark owners and practitioners.

14 July 2022

“Gaining positive momentum”: WIPO’s hope for Madrid expansion in Latin America after Chile accession

Following the recent announcement of Chile acceding to the Madrid Protocol, a WIPO representative has spoken to WTR about the organisation’s hopes for the future in the region.

22 April 2022

IP rights in Chile’s new Constitution: the debate goes on

There have been heated discussions concerning the issue of fundamental rights, including the right to property - which includes, in turn, IP rights.

22 April 2022

Apple prevails in emoji dispute; Chile “historic” trademark increase; Hologram register makeover – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the US Copyright Office refusing an AI-generated 2D artwork registration, ICANN conducting its first key ceremony of the year, and much more.

18 February 2022

INAPI issues proposal for new IP regulations: what you need to know

Although the regulations necessary for the coming into force of the amended Industrial Property Law have yet to be officially published, INAPI has recently set the standards for the final regulations.

25 January 2022

A new dawn: how INAPI is recovering following devastating arson attacks

In an exclusive interview, INAPI national director Loreto Bresky reveals how the last 12-month period has been one of the most complex in the agency’s history, and pledges “we are going forward”.

25 November 2021

INTA reveals new Strategic Plan; NFTs to revolutionise anti-counterfeiting; INAPI gives Madrid Protocol update – INTA 2021 report

For a final time, WTR takes a look at the highlights and learnings from this year’s INTA Annual Meeting.

19 November 2021

Chilean Congress finally approves Madrid Protocol after government push

After 20 years of toing and froing, the Chilean Congress has finally approved the Madrid Protocol. It is now expected that Chile could ratify the protocol with WIPO by December.

31 August 2021


Featured in World Trademark Review Yearbook: A global guide for practitioners 2021/2022

Trademarks are governed in Chile by the Industrial Property Law (19.039) (in force since 30 September 1991, modified by Law 19.996, in force since 14 December 2005) and Law 20.160 (in force since January 2007, regulated by Decree 236, published on 1 December 2005 and modified by Economy Decree 36 of 23 May 2012).

29 July 2021

IP offices should be “protagonists and agents of change” urges INAPI director after launch of new multinational IP and gender network

Chilean National Institute of Industrial Property Director Loreto Bresky calls for IP offices to increase collaboration and follow in the footsteps of the new Latin American Network of Intellectual Property and Gender.

07 July 2021

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