Venezuela: A ratification is needed to avoid the decay or cancellation of a Patent or Trademark application

On November 12 of 2018, the Venezuelan Patent and Trademark Office (SAPI) issued an Extraordinary Bulletin No. 588, which entered into force on November 14, 2018. This Bulletin contains 21 administrative decisions, through which interested parties are asked to ratify their legal / administrative interest in applications for trademarks and patents in process. According to [...]

2018-12-11T10:33:46+00:00December 11th, 2018|

Intellectual Property: Financial habits that makes a successful Legal Manager

Now a days there are more women fulfilling the position of Legal Managers in the Intellectual Property field than before, this is due to their success in their personal and professional life. They are becoming ambitious, multitasking and empowered lawyers, that focuses in their intellectual and professional growth. This makes their lifestyle more admirable in [...]

2018-12-02T21:30:02+00:00December 2nd, 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|