Mar 2017
Global IP

Restyling Balder’s Corporate Image

As you may have noticed, we have revamped our logo. We are now approaching our fifth anniversary and think that the time has...
Feb 2017
Latin America

Increase in the official fees of the Venezuelan Patent and Trademark Office.

Following the announcement of the Venezuelan authorities on February 19, 2017, the official fees of the Venezuelan Patent and...
Jan 2017

PPH Agreements between the Spanish Patent Office and the Patent Offices of Russia and Turkey.

Accelerated prosecution of patents under the PPH program is now available between Spain, Russia (as from January 1, 2017) and Turkey...
Jan 2017
Dec 2016
Latin America

The 11th. edition of Nice agreement on the classification of goods and services to enter into force in Argentina.

As of January 1st., 2017, the 11th. Edition of the Nice Classification on the Classification of Goods and Services will enter...
Oct 2016
Latin America

Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI) signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM) .

During the mission of the committee of the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office to the 56th General Assembly of the World...
Sep 2016
Latin America

Accelerated examination of Argentinean patent applications based on equivalent patents granted by a foreign Patent Office.

In accordance with Resolution P-056 issued by the Argentinean Patent Office and published in the Patent Bulletin No. 906 of...
Sep 2016
Latin America

Venezuela requires the validation of opposition proceedings.

The Venezuelan Industrial Property Office (SAPI) has recently issued a resolution in the Industrial Property Bulletin No. 566,...
Sep 2016
Latin America

New Mexican Opposition System entered in force.

Having been widely anticipated, the amendments to the Mexican Industrial Property Law, establishing the “opposition...
Aug 2016
Latin America

Reduction of the official fees for patent applications in Ecuador

Following Resolution No. 001-2016-CD-IEPI published by the Ecuadorian Patent Office on August 19, 2016, some of the official...