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15 October 2019

Peruvian Criminal Court issues important precedent on IP rights

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.

01 October 2019

Multiple types of evidence needed to prove bad faith in opposition proceedings

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.

25 September 2019

Peruvian government challenges Chilean mark CUSQUEÑO SOUR as being misleading

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.

17 September 2019

Peruvian authorities crack down on counterfeiters: huge raid conducted in Lima shopping centre

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.

04 September 2019

INDECOPI offers training for influencers to prevent potential IP infringement

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.

29 July 2019

Non-traditional marks in Latin America: the current landscape

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.

25 June 2019

Amazon TLD back in limbo as governments rail against e-commerce giant and ICANN

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. 

18 June 2019

ICANN pushes back on government pressure, prepares to publish ‘.amazon’ PICs

ICANN has written to South American government figures, seeking to push back on pressure to rethink its decision to proceed with the ‘.amazon’ applications.

04 April 2019

Peru receives first two post-treaty applications to register motion marks

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.

18 March 2019

New Intellectual Property National Policy to create more competitive and innovative nation

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.

05 March 2019

Victory for tobacco companies as Criminal Court issues important precedent concerning IP rights and public health

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.

22 February 2019

North Korea counterfeit threat, Elder Scrolls dispute, and Peru IPO launches WhatsApp service: news digest

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

HUEVON case: should the PTO be a defender of morality?

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.

07 February 2019

Public prosecutors will no longer issue legal opinions in contentious-administrative civil actions related to trademarks

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.

10 January 2019

The red-and-white jersey belongs to all Peruvians - but not when it includes the Peruvian Football Federation’s shield

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.