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.
Tommy Bahama Group Inc, an american company faced a long litigation process against the Department of Distinctive Signs of the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce in Colombia for the registry of their brand Tommy Bahama Relax Est.
The three countries that ranks with the higher number of brands are Mexico (18), Brazil (11), and Chile (9). These countries have managed to combine important factors such as innovation and a superior customer experience.
The filing of a trademark application in Chile has never been easier, you can now do it Online or contact our Customer Service. It is important to mention if the trademark you are going to register has a any priority or if you wish to register it in more than one class.
Uruguay's government announced that cigarette boxes will have a plain package in 2017, order to reduce the impact on the consumer, and the only distinctive sign that will appear on the boxes is the brand of the company.
The number of patents and trademarks registered in Mexico have increase According to the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) the country reached the highest level in patent applications for inventions and trademarks.
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.
Throughout the history of Industrial Property, it has been a challenge to identify what can and cannot be patented because since its foundation many processes or elements are already patented, but here's a way to patent new recipes.