The National Institute for Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) signed a Cooperation Agreement with the State Intellectual Property Office of the PRC (SIPO for its acronym in English).
The Health Ministry of Colombia declared that the drug Gleevec should be of public interest, obligating Novartis to sell the product in a certain price.
For the first time in Colombia the Ministry of Health will issue a resolution that will allow the access to the drug Glivec (Imatinib) which is protected by a patent in Colombia.
A common issue when providing legal representation and advice to start-ups and entrepreneurs is to find trademarks that were not created taking into account the legal side of the trademark’s wording and design.
The robotic technology advancement applied to mini flying robots called Drones, come of course, with a challenge to protect them.
The Patent Prosecution Highway is an agreement that speeds up the examination process of a patent application, and is basically a cooperation system among different patent offices between the countries that are part of this treaty.
With almost 500.000 annual trademark applications and reaching 50.000 annual patent applications, Latin America is a region that is increasingly giving importance to the protection of its innovative industries.
The Autonomous Intellectual Property Service (SAPI) of Venezuela issue an Official notice that notifies an increase of the tax stamps needed to pay the renewal fees, the registration fees, the assignments, mergers, licenses, trademarks and patents and patent annuities.
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