In our latest round-up, we look at a Love Island star being reprimanded due to an Instagram post, the theme for World IP Day 2020, the Chilean IP office being praised for a reduction in the gender gap, and much more.
In a cancellation action involving the mark MI COPILOTO, the Chilean Supreme Court has considered whether uncertified copies could be admitted as evidence of a trademark’s reputation.
Although Asia is often seen as the centre of global counterfeiting activity, sales of fake goods are rising across Latin America. We present 20 markets in the region that are particularly problematic for brand owners.
In our latest edition, we look at the EUIPO approving the Strategic Plan 2025, Nominet releasing its Criminality Report, WIPO kicking off a new case law publication series, and much more.
In our latest round-up, we look at Kanye West being denied a trademark for the term ‘Sunday Service’, adidas prevailing in Japan, the UK Intellectual Property Office notifying users of planned maintenance after Brexit, and much more.
For the next edition of our series on physical marketplaces around the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head back to Latin America and focus on Chile.
The Chilean Supreme Court has upheld a decision of the IP Court refusing an application for CLOS DE PIRQUE in Class 33 on the ground that the mark consisted of an EU ‘traditional term’ and a Chilean appellation of origin.
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.
In our latest edition, we look at the 2 millionth trademark application at the EUIPO, a new report finding that UK students are "actively disloyal" to brands, a collection of fake video games released, and much more.
The Chilean Supreme Court has recognised the wide scope of protection afforded to famous trademarks in opposition proceedings involving Gloria SA’s application for GLORIA FOODS and Nestlé’s earlier mark GLORIA.
The Chilean Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) may reject an application on the basis of an unregistered prior mark, provided that the existence of the unregistered trademark is publicly known to the extent that its renown does not require evidence.
In an action filed by Evercrisp (a subsidiary of Pepsico), a Chilean court has held that the restrictions imposed by the new food labelling regulation do not imply an expropriation, but only a limitation of trademark rights based on public health reasons.
The Chilean Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of complaints against the jointly-owned trademark ANTUMANAL, ruling out bad faith on the part of the defendant.
Two frameworks are applicable to pharmaceutical marks in Chile. The Industrial Property Law and its regulation set out the rules for the registration and use of trademarks; the Sanitary Code and Decree 3/2010 regulate the pharmaceutical product marketing authorisation procedure.
British company FremantleMedia recently opposed Televisión Nacional de Chile's (TVN's) ÍDOLOS mark, but TVN eventually prevailed after an appeal.