Region: Peru

Online training seminars for enforcement officials during covid-19 crisis

Peru has been one of the first countries in the world to organise online training seminars for enforcement officials during the covid-19 lockdown.

07 May 2020

Peruvian Trademark Office grants precautionary measures during covid-19 crisis

The Peruvian Trademark Office is adjusting to working digitally during the coronavirus outbreak. Importantly for brand owners, the office is continuing to evaluate infringement claims and grant precautionary measures.

30 April 2020

Prison sentence likely to be issued against repeat offender who filed false licensing agreement

The IP Public Prosecutor has filed a criminal claim in a case involving fake goods bearing well-known marks for apparel. It is likely that the court will issue an exemplary ruling in order to strengthen the protection of IP rights in Peru.

27 April 2020

Apple most imitated phishing brand; Hugo Boss rebrands to Joe Lycett; new CITMA president – news digest

In our latest edition, we look at Patagonia dropping a trademark suit against OC Media, infringers piling on covid-19 domains, IP issues relating to 3D printing ventilators, and much more.

17 April 2020

Peruvian Trademark Office activates online trademark filings and other digital services

On 10 April 2020 the Peruvian Trademark Office announced the activation of online trademark filing services. Nevertheless, applicants should note that the office will not begin to process these online applications until 7 May 2020.

15 April 2020

Counterfeit detergent packaging seizure in Peru: the fight against fakes during the covid-19 pandemic

A recent raid carried out by the Peruvian National Police highlights that counterfeiters have noticed the increased demand for essential goods since the start of the covid-19 pandemic - and want to take advantage of it.

09 April 2020

INDECOPI recognises notoriety of AMERICAN COLORS marks

In opposition proceedings against the registration of the mark AMERICAN COLORS in Class 25 in Peru, the Administrative Court of Appeals of INDECOPI has recognised the notoriety of two AMERICAN COLORS marks for goods in Class 2.

03 April 2020

Covid-19 extraordinary measures: IP prosecution and enforcement actions suspended

Following an emergency decree published on 15 March 2020, the terms of all ongoing administrative procedures has been suspended for 30 business days in Peru. This has a direct impact on all procedures pending at the Trademark Office.

23 March 2020

Good news for trademark owners as official fees for renewals are reduced

Reduced fees for the renewal of trademarks in Peru, as well as an online channel for renewal applications, will come into force on 22 February 2020.

21 February 2020

WIPO director general elections: exclusive interview with Peru candidate Ivo Gagliuffi Piercechi

WTR interviews Peru's candidate for the director general election at WIPO. Ivo Gagliuffi Piercechi currently leads his country’s IP office, Indecopi, one of the most innovative in South America and has similarly big plans for WIPO.

20 February 2020

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