Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Colombia are the best rated countries in innovation in Latin America.
Innovation is a key factor nowadays for technological, pharmaceutical and environmental developments, therefore it is necessary to have incredible minds like the one's we are going to mention on this article.
An agreement was signed for the entry of an Accelerated Patent Procedure (PPH) pilot program between the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property in Chile.
The filing of a trademark application in Chile has never been easier, you can now do it Online or contact our Customer Service. It is important to mention if the trademark you are going to register has a any priority or if you wish to register it in more than one class.
There’s been several cases of copyright infringement, therefore in order to avoid this and protect the creations of this industry, Law 20,959 was published on the Official Gazette to extend the rights established in Article 3 of Law 20,243 to directors and scriptwriters.
Once your Trademark is granted you should have in mind the Expiration date of the trademark registration in order to file the trademark renew on time. Normally, in Latin America a Trademark is granted for 10 ayers.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has developed an artificial intelligence platform that could be used as a based translation tool for patent documents.
On January 1 2017 will enter into force a new edition of the Nice Classification for the Registration of trademarks.
The main objective of this system as the WIPO says is to improve the quality and efficiency of the patent search and examination process done at local and regional patent offices.
Geographical indications, as distinctive signs, have the primary function of vindicating own qualities and reputation of products in relation to the place and conditions where they are produced.