Venezuela: A ratification is needed to avoid the decay or cancellation of a Patent or Trademark application

On November 12 of 2018, the Venezuelan Patent and Trademark Office (SAPI) issued an Extraordinary Bulletin No. 588, which entered into force on November 14, 2018. This Bulletin contains 21 administrative decisions, through which interested parties are asked to ratify their legal / administrative interest in applications for trademarks and patents in process. According to [...]

2018-12-11T10:33:46+00:00December 11th, 2018|

The World Intellectual Property Organization launches basic translator for Patent Documents

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has developed an artificial intelligence platform that could be used as a based translation tool for patent documents.

2016-11-09T21:27:14+00:00November 9th, 2016|

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.

2017-11-20T19:49:50+00:00October 25th, 2016|

Authentication, Simplification, Granted | I.P. Status Latin America

The convention applies only to public documents that need to be authorized. If both countries are part of the convention, an Apostille will be sufficient. There will be no need for any more documents or procedures to make the legal document count in one of the both countries.

2017-11-20T19:50:30+00:00April 21st, 2016|