17
Jul 2019
Latin America

New measures adopted by the Brazilian Patent Office in order to expedite examination of patent applications.

Following Rule 242/19 published on July 2, 2019, the PPH PROSUL pilot program will be effective in this country in order to...
01
Jul 2019
Latin America

BRAZIL’S ADHESION TREATY TO THE MADRID PROTOCOL HAS BEEN SIGNED

Last June 26th., President Bolsonaro signed the adhesion treaty of Brazil to the Madrid Protocol. Soon after its...
30
May 2019
Latin America

New resolution No. 123/2019 clarifies regulations of the new Law and Decree in Argentina In force as from June 03, 2019.

Declaration of use    Owners of trademark registrations have the obligation to file a sworn declaration of...
29
May 2019
Latin America

THE BRAZILIAN SENATE APPROVES THE COUNTRY’S ADHESION TO THE MADRID PROTOCOL

Last May 22nd., the Brazilian Senate approved the access of the country to the Madrid Protocol It happened after an...
12
Apr 2019
Latin America

New Trademark regulations in Argentina: Declarations of use, Renewals and Opposition proceeding

On April 3, Decree 242/2019 was published in the Official Gazette, modifying the regulations of the Trademark Law No. 22,362...
18
Dec 2018
Latin America

Venezuela requires to ratify interest in pending procedures

By means of the publication on November 14, 2018, in the Official Bulletin, No. 588 the Intellectual Property Office in Venezuela...
26
Nov 2018
Latin America

Possibility of filing cancellation actions due to lack of use in Uruguay

Following our previous communication regarding the possibility of filing cancellation actions due to lack of use of trademarks...
16
Oct 2018
Latin America

New formal requirement for patent applications filed in Argentina claiming foreign priority rights.

As you may recall, following publication of the Legal Decret No. 27/18 by the Argentinean Patent Office on January 12, 2018, it...
16
Oct 2018
Latin America

Relevant changes regarding the prosecution of Patent Applications in Peru.

On September 5, 2018, Legislative Decree No. 1397 was issued, introducing the following main changes for prosecution of patent...
23
Jul 2018
Latin America

Regulation of the new opposition system in Argentina. INPI Resolution P-183/18.

On July 19, 2018, the Argentinean Trademark Office has published in the Official Gazette the Resolution Nº P-183/2018. The main...