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.
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.
Starting on 5 September 2018, and for a duration of one year, certain communities, organisations and businesses will be exonerated from the payment of the official fee for the registration of collective marks in Peru.
In December 2016 Legislative Decree 1309 was published in the Official Gazette El Peruano. This decree establishes that the Executive Branch will issue the regulatory provisions of Legislative Decree 1075.
The Executive Branch has introduced major amendments to the Peruvian IP regime through the issuance of Legislative Decree No 1309.
Peru has concluded negotiations to reach a Free Trade Agreement with the European Union. Title VII contains rules on industrial property which are mandatory for Peru and all 27 member states of the European Union. Among other things, the parties agreed to subject themselves to the rules of the Paris Convention and the TRIPS Agreement.