Chile, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama and Colombia are the best rated countries in innovation in Latin America.
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.
Law No. 6683 of October 14, 1982, regulates Copyright and Related Rights (as amended up to Law No. 8834 of May 3, 2010)
This Law regulates the procedures for enforcement of Intellectual Property.
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.
The new technologies that change the business models of transportation, tourism, commerce and advertising are looking forward to change the law firm's industry.
The Latin American region still suffers from piracy. In fact, the region has never developed a strong culture of respect towards copyrights. The numbers of the piracy rates in Latin America can support this statement.
A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment.