Bolivia is now part of the Apostille Convention: advance or reverse?

Since May 27, the Plurinational State of Bolivia joined the Apostille Convention, eliminating the process of legalization that was present in the country until then. This move established the objective of reducing the bureaucracy in public administration and expediting the procedures that are carried out by Bolivians and foreigners. The apostille procedure facilitates the procedures [...]

2018-06-27T11:23:35+00:00June 27th, 2018|

Amendments to intellectual property laws in Mexico

The Mexican Senate approved an amendment to the Industrial Property Law. This amendment seeks to update the Mexican industrial property legislation according to the demands of the national and international markets. The implemented changes will allow, among other aspects, the registration of non-visual trademarks, such as olfactory and sound trademarks. Likewise, the amendment includes the [...]

2018-05-24T15:08:05+00:00May 22nd, 2018|

Important changes to the intellectual property laws in Argentina

On January 10th of this year, the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, issued Decree 27/2018, which seeks to streamline the procedures carried out before some administrative entities. This decree modifies the laws for trademarks, patents and industrial models and designs in Argentina, in order to update the intellectual property legislation in this country and to [...]

2018-05-24T15:12:18+00:00February 7th, 2018|