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The growing importance of influencers and the impact that they have on consumer decisions is undeniable. As such, the Peru National Institute for the Defence of Competition and Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) has published a report on the supervision and training actions to be carried out in relation to the content that influencers share on various social media networks.
04 September 2019
The acceptance of non-traditional trademarks has increased in most Latin American jurisdictions in recent years. We provide an overview of the current state of play.
29 July 2019
Amazon’s application for the ‘.amazon’ TLD is back on hold after the Colombian government lodged a request for ICANN to reconsider its decision to proceed with the applications.
25 June 2019
ICANN has written to South American government figures, seeking to push back on pressure to rethink its decision to proceed with the ‘.amazon’ applications.
18 June 2019
Entrepreneurs are taking full advantage of Peru’s recent adhesion to the Singapore Treaty, which permits applications to register non-traditional trademarks such as position marks, holograms, motion marks and colour marks.
04 April 2019
The National Institute for Defence against Unfair Competition and Intellectual Property has begun work on a national policy to make intellectual property a necessary competitive instrument for Peru’s social and economic development.
18 March 2019
Various tobacco companies, including Phillip Morris International, have recently obtained a significant decision in Peru for an offence related to IP rights and public health.
05 March 2019
A case involving an application for the mark HUEVON (which means a ‘lazy or stupid person’) has once again called into question the criteria used by the Peruvian Trademark Office to grant or refuse trademark applications.
22 February 2019
In our latest edition, we look at a PUBLIC trademark spat in New York, the Indian tax authorities focusing on IP-related revenue, Brexit electrical safety concerns, fax changes at the EUIPO, and much more.
22 February 2019
Following a recent amendment to Law No 27584, which regulates contentious-administrative civil actions in Peru, it is expected that cases will be resolved more quickly and efficiently.
07 February 2019
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