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.
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.
ICANN has written to South American government figures, seeking to push back on pressure to rethink its decision to proceed with the ‘.amazon’ applications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Peruvian Trademark Office has allowed the registration of two trademarks representing the red-and-white jersey of the national football team - but only because the marks included the Peruvian Football Federation’s shield.
The Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks has entered into force in Peru. This update highlights four areas of change resulting from the coming into force of the treaty.
In our latest round-up, we look at the United Kingdom’s IP minister seat being vacant once again, question marks over affiliate links on Instagram, puns being encouraged at the Philippines IP office, and much more.
The Court of Appeal of Peru has recognised the notoriety of CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR, in application of Articles 224 and 136(h) of Andean Community Decision 486.
The Peruvian Trademark Office has recently started to apply Article 6(6) of Legislative Decree 1310, which means that the recordal of certain changes is now exempted from the payment of official fees.
The Peruvian Trademark Office has upheld Louis Vuitton Malletier’s opposition against the registration of the mark MALU VUITTON by a Peruvian singer known under the stage name Malu Vuitton.