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.
A new trademark battle between two big companies has start, Heartland Consumer Products, which acquired the sweetener Splenda brand last year from Johnson & Johnson accused and sued Dunkin' Donuts for using yellow packages for their new sweeteners.
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 Venezuelan Patent and Trademark Office informed of a process to speed up decisions over trademark oppositions
The VPTO has notified to the interested parties, in the Extraordinary Gazette Official No. 566 dated September 8, 2016, that they must ratify in writing their interest in continuing pending opposition procedures.
The Marrakech Treaty can be considered an example of convergent Law related topics, mainly regarding humanitarian causes and intellectual property institutions.
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.
The National Congress approved the participation of Brazil in The Hague Convention, and according to the Decree No. 8.660 the Convention has entered into force on August 14, 2016.
This legislation regulates and promotes the protection of Copyright , Industrial Designs, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models, Trade Names and Patents (Inventions).
Brands that are memorable and enduring don’t just happen. They take planning, thought, execution and maintenance. Brands that speak to customers rest on three legs–Create. Build. Protect. Each is separate, yet interrelated and equally important.
A franchise agreement may involve an international relation; in others words, two or even three parts with different nationalities, and generally the agreement must be governed by the laws of each country in which the business will be settled.