Region: Latin America & Caribbean

Innovation at the Brazilian IP Office: spotlight on non-core tools and services

Featured in IP office tools and services

In a new edition of our regular series, the acting president of the Brazilian IP Office shares the innovative non-core tools and services that the agency has implemented or is planning for the future.

21 April 2023

Tackling bad-faith trademarks in Mexico: what you need to know

Mexico's federal IP law has provided a new definition for bad faith and – crucially – the legal basis to enforce against it.

20 April 2023

Last chance to take part in WTR's benchmarking survey: have your say before it's too late

There's only a few days left for the trademark community to share insights and opinions as part of WTR's long-running benchmarking survey.

17 April 2023

Uncertainty remains at Brazilian IP Office, as agency pledges fix for technical issues

While an interim president is currently leading the agency, a local expert tells WTR there is little sign of progress on appointing permanent leadership.

11 April 2023

WTR Industry Awards 2023: shortlisted teams and individuals unveiled

WTR is pleased to reveal the shortlist for the 2023 WTR Industry Awards, with nominees including the corporate trademark teams from Apple, Haleon, Manolo Blahnik, and Treasury Wines Estates.

08 April 2023

“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

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