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.
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.
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.
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.
Legislative Decree 1397, which was published on 7 September 2018, introduces important changes in the field of trademark prosecution in Peru.
In our series focusing on franchising across Asia and South America, we take a closer at the Peruvian legislation that governs contract enforcement and termination.
In the first of a two-part series, we outline the legislative framework for franchising in nine jurisdictions across Asia and South America.
The Peruvian Trademark Office has published its 2017 Annual Report, which reveals that over 34,213 trademark registrations were granted last year.
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 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.