Region: Latin America & Caribbean

“The future of Indecopi is promising” – new era at Peru IP office as government revamps leadership

After a turbulent few months, Peru’s Indecopi has a new president, its previous head having been ousted after a controversial government investigation.

03 April 2023

Important updates regarding the examination of non-use cancellation proceedings

The Patent and Trademark Office has published Technical Note No 03/2022, providing updated guidelines for the examination of non-use cancellation proceedings.

31 March 2023

Your input is needed: participate in WTR's Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey

All in-house and private practice members of the trademark community are invited to share their insights and opinions as part of WTR's long-running survey.

31 March 2023

Peruvian Trademark Office recognises several trademarks as well known

This update highlights recent cases in which the Trademark Office recognised the notoriety of various trademarks, and the impact that such recognition has had.

23 March 2023

The state of the trademark industry: take a few minutes to have your say

WTR has launched its annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey, designed to give trademark practitioners the opportunity to share their opinion on the industry.

23 March 2023

Trends and changes in the trademark industry: share your perspective

WTR is seeking the insights of IP professionals as part of our annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey in an effort to get an accurate picture of the trademark sector.

17 March 2023

Brazil and Denmark pledge IP cooperation; Russia expands parallel imports list; ‘.forum’ TLD to relaunch – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at ICANN kicking off its CEO search, Lego facing a copyright and trademark suit against an independent fashion artist, and much more.

17 March 2023

Non-use partial cancellation actions are coming to Argentina: how to prepare

From 12 June 2023, partial trademark cancellation actions for lack of use will be possible in Argentina.

16 March 2023

New case management protocol for Andean oppositions - what you need to know

The protocol seeks to speed up the processing of trademark applications against which an Andean opposition has been filed in the participating countries.

16 March 2023

The NATRICHE case, or the importance of registering distinctive designs

The creator of the NATRICHE leather goods brand successfully relied on her industrial design registration for the Matera Unisex bag to stop the commercialisation of infringing products on social networks.

10 March 2023

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