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 [...]
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 [...]
On October 2nd and 3rd, BR Latin American IP LLC took part in the conference Changing Landscape of Latin America, organized by INTA, as Gold Sponsor of the event, held in Cartagena-Colombia.
A trademark infringement is committed when there's an unauthorized use of a brand or there's a likelihood of confusion between two distinctive signs
Indecopi in Peru launched the 'Electronic Gazette of Industrial Property' free of charge, a digital tool for the publication of applications for registrations of distinctive signs, inventions and new technologies.
Sometimes companies who owns certain trademarks that are similar to the brands of well-known corporations file lawsuits that at some point of the process they won’t be able to sustain their point.
The number of trademark professionals registered to attend INTA this year (2017) were 10,668 and once again we are glad to be part of that number.
People have used the internet incorrectly and have transform it a space to commit unlawful conducts, or equally share content that they could make as their own without being, or sharing content without citing adequately the sources.
Happy World Intellectual Property Day to all our colleagues and clients! Let's value IP, because from the moment we wake up and until we go to bed we have IP in our lives.
Taylor Swift landed in legal troubles due to trademark infringement for the ¨Lucky 13¨, nowadays people are aware of the valuable asset that they have in their hands once they protect their products or services under the Intellectual Property laws.