Region: Peru

Peruvian Trademark Office protects Dora the Explorer

The office upheld an opposition filed by Viacom International Inc, the owner of the DORA trademark in Class 3, against the registration of a figurative trademark including the element ‘Dora’ in Class 21.

25 July 2022

Good news for Huawei as PTO and IP Police coordinate successful raid against Lima shopping centre

The authorities seized a large number of counterfeit items bearing the HUAWEI trademarks that were being sold as genuine goods.

05 July 2022

Chanel obtains registration of iconic CHANCE perfume bottle design

The registration will provide Chanel with a stronger defence strategy in Peru and other countries of the Andean Community.

30 June 2022

Good news for Lego as PTO finds that similar visual impression prevails over different word elements

The PTO found that the figurative marks JORGE TOY’S and PILCOMUNDO and the well-known figurative mark LEGO shared the same graphic elements, which created an almost identical visual impression.

11 May 2022

Major raid on fake mobile phone accessories store carried out in Lima shopping centre

Over 1,200 fake mobile phone accessories bearing brands such as Apple, LG, Samsung and Sony have been seized in a store located in an affluent part of the capital.

20 April 2022

Sony successfully enforces trademark rights in case involving imported video game consoles and accessories

Multinational corporation Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc successfully demonstrated that the import of PlayStation 2, 3 and 4 video game consoles and accessories infringed its trademark rights.

28 February 2022

New mandatory precedent on evidence of use when asserting trade name rights

When seeking to assert the rights in a trade name, whether registered or not, its continuous use may be demonstrated only if a maximum of six months has elapsed between the most recent use and the date on which the right was intended to be asserted.

21 February 2022

Trademark Office rejects application containing several elements of Tommy Hilfiger’s marks

The Administrative Court of Appeal elaborated on the criteria to be taken into account when examining trademarks containing figurative elements.

15 February 2022

Counterfeit apparel, footwear and luxury accessories seized in huge raid at well-known Lima market

Over 60 establishments selling fake goods bearing famous trademarks, including ADIDAS, CHANEL and GUCCI, were raided during this major action at the Polvos Azules market.

02 February 2022

McGregor IP BV succeeds in demonstrating claimant’s bad faith in cancellation proceedings

The decision shows that, before analysing the evidence of use of a trademark in cancellation proceedings, the Specialised Intellectual Property Chamber will evaluate the claimant’s real interest in obtaining such cancellation.

21 January 2022

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