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The INDECOPI has published a document outlining its proposals to strengthen the enforcement of IP rights in Peru. Although the proposed changes constitute a positive step forward, they fail to address some important issues.
27 January 2020
On 10 December 2019 the Peruvian National Police, through its IP crime division, seized over 3,000 bottles of suspected counterfeit spirits and alcoholic beverages.
09 January 2020
The Peruvian Customs Office has updated the customs recordal procedure to speed up the process and make it more efficient. The new procedure will be implemented for 2020 renewals, which must be filed within the first 30 working days of the year.
18 December 2019
Peru’s Administrative Court of Appeals has dismissed an action for the cancellation of the mark TREBOL in Class 1 due to non-use, as the owner had demonstrated that the mark was a variation of the well-known figurative trademark TREBOL in Class 11.
05 November 2019
Due to the development of social media advertising in recent years, the Peruvian National Institute for the Defence of Competition and Intellectual Property has published a draft guide for influencers.
28 October 2019
In a case involving fake goods bearing the ADIDAS trademark and Disney characters, Peru’s Second IP Criminal Court has sentenced the defendant to an effective imprisonment term of four years.
15 October 2019
The decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal of INDECOPI in opposition proceedings involving the marks MOREA SWIMWEAR and MOOREA highlights that the evidence filed by the parties is vital to determine whether there is bad faith.
01 October 2019
The Peruvian government has declared that it would take the necessary legal steps to challenge the trademark registration for CUSQUEÑO SOUR, which covers alcoholic beverages in Class 33 and is registered by a Chilean company.
25 September 2019
The Peruvian authorities have recently carried out one of the biggest-ever strikes against counterfeiters, raiding 120 informal establishments in the Polvos Azules shopping centre, a hotspot for fakes in Peru.
17 September 2019
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