Region: Peru

“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

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

Swift enforcement action against importer and distributor of counterfeit luxury goods sends strong message to infringers

This action sends a powerful signal to infringers in the luxury sector that the IP police possesses the means to carry out quick actions nationwide.

03 March 2023

Authorities seize counterfeit paint in Lima establishment amid political crisis

Amid the social unrest currently gripping the country, the authorities have seized a significant amount of counterfeit paint bearing well-known trademarks.

23 February 2023

Goya Foods Inc maintains its most popular trademark within the Andean region

Goya Foods Inc, a US producer of traditional Hispanic food, has obtained a victory – in the last judicial instance – in a non-use cancellation action against its trademark GOYA.

09 February 2023

PTO annuls I’CELAND mark in Class 30, applying material truth principle

In a victory for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland, the PTO’s Administrative Court of Appeals has annulled the registration of the mark I’CELAND, finding that it fell within the absolute grounds for refusal.

05 January 2023

Event planning, procedure simplification, virtual enforcement – what INDECOPI has planned in 2023

In an exclusive guest post, representatives from the Peruvian Trademark Office reveal the milestones from the past 12 months, and developments set to occur in 2023.

27 December 2022

Huge seizure of infringing Class 3 goods at notorious Lima market sends clear message to infringers

This enforcement action targeted 12 establishments in the Polvos Azules shopping centre, which has been included for many years in the Notorious Markets List of the Office of the US Trade Representative.

11 November 2022

Good news for SIE as INDECOPI’s second instance clarifies status of proceedings suspended due to filing of nullity actions

The decision offers a solution against potentially obstructionist actions initiated with the sole purpose of prolonging trademark infringement proceedings.

19 October 2022

Huge raid against counterfeit ink factory sends strong message to infringers

In one of the most important enforcement actions ever carried out in Peru, the authorities have seized a large quantity of items bearing signs identical to recognised trademarks and logos.

11 October 2022

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