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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Japanese multinational corporation Honda, a widely known manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles and power equipment, has developed a successful strategy to deal with infringers in Peru.
Legislative Decree 1397, which was published on 7 September 2018, introduces important changes in the field of trademark prosecution in Peru.
The Peruvian Trademark Office has published its 2017 Annual Report, which reveals that over 34,213 trademark registrations were granted last year.
On June 29 2017 a supreme decree was published, approving the regulations for implementing the electronic publication system through the Peruvian Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) webpage. From July 3 2017 electronic publications will be made through the electronic gazette. This new system will simplify trademark application proceedings at the PTO.
The Peruvian Trademark Office (PTO) has recognised Chanel’s DOUBLE C trademark as well known in Peru under Article 224 of Andean Decision 486. The decision shows that a well-known trademark in any Andean Community country will be recognised as well known in all member countries.
The Executive Branch has introduced major amendments to the Peruvian IP regime through the issuance of Legislative Decree No 1309.