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.
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 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has developed an artificial intelligence platform that could be used as a based translation tool for patent documents.
On January 1 2017 will enter into force a new edition of the Nice Classification for the Registration of trademarks.
Geographical indications, as distinctive signs, have the primary function of vindicating own qualities and reputation of products in relation to the place and conditions where they are produced.
The harmonization of laws, seeks to improve the defense of intellectual property protection by improving the time for Copyright, Trademarks, Patents procedures, and to provide greater guarantees to inventions and creations.
The company Asia Focus was convicted in 1998 for using the words "playboy" and "playmate", so that when they were typed into a search engine on the Internet, those words suggested their website.
The new technologies that change the business models of transportation, tourism, commerce and advertising are looking forward to change the law firm's industry.
A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment.