Region: Peru

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

PTO recognises notoriety of LEVI’S mark for Class 25 goods

In opposition proceedings against the registration of the mark LEXI-5 in Class 25, the PTO’s Administrative Court of Appeals recognised the notoriety of the LEVI'S mark based on additional evidence submitted on appeal.

30 September 2022

Significant raids carried out against several shopping galleries in Lima City

The presence of the criminal authorities in key locations across Lima City was crucial to the success of these operations.

22 September 2022

Crocs Inc prevails in long-running fight to protect its Classic Clog

Following a five-year dispute that went all the way to the Court of Appeals, Crocs Inc has obtained the annulment of a trademark registration that reproduced its highly popular Classic Clog.

15 September 2022

adidas successfully protects trademark for iconic Telstar football

The case demonstrates that, even when a rights owner does not hold any trademark registration in the country, it is possible to oppose applications by relying on bad faith.

08 September 2022

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