Filed on 17 May 2016, by the acting Federal Attorney General ("PGR"), Mr. Rodrigo Janot, the objective of Constitutional Challenge (ADI) 5529 before the Supreme Federal Court ("STF")...
On 17 March 2022, the Brazilian PTO published a technical note INPI/CPAPD nº 01/2022, which provides guidelines on the examination of inventions related to transgenic plants, focusing on elite events and ancillary inventions.
Tauil & Chequer
Buying an NFT means buying its authenticity seal, which confirms the property to be an asset of the person who bought it through a smart contract in that blockchain.
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S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
On April 04, 2022, the Government of Republic of Chile deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with WIPO's Director General.
A trade name, as defined in the Decision 486 of the Andean Community, Common Intellectual Property Regime (Decision 486) is any sign that identifies an economic activity...
Un nombre comercial, tal como lo define la Decisión 486 de la Comunidad Andina Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial, es cualquier signo que identifique...
A compter du 4 juillet 2022, le Chili pourra être désigné au sein d'une marque internationale. Il s'agit du 111ème membre du système de Madrid.
Anew requirement to keep trademarks in force has been raised as a result of an amendment to the previous Mexican
Industrial Property Law, which is sustained in the provisions...
On July 15, 2022, the Mexican Circuit Court´s en banc issued a decision regarding the correct time for submitting a petition for a divisional application for patents...
Today, in a plenary session, the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) analyzed a Contradiction of Criteria, whose central issue was to determine if article 151, section I...
Patent term compensation is a legal procedure whose nature and purpose is to adjust the reduction in the effective enforcement of the exclusive rights of the patented invention...
In Mexico, the new Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property (LFPPI) protects and recognizes Well-Known and Famous trademarks, which are regulated by Chapter III of the LFPPI.
In a decision issued by a majority of votes, the First Chamber of the Mexican Supreme Court analyzed the constitutionality of article 216 bis of the Federal Copyright Law...`
Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
Mexico has pushed towards an effective national legal system for the protection of intangible rights and, through the years, has adapted its legislation to the international treaties that govern intellectual property worldwide...
Since the Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property (FLPIP) came into force, filing of cascade divisional applications submitted after November 05, 2020...
Following our newsletter dated on June 25 2021, related with increment of gray market of medicines in Mexico. In many of those cases, importers and distributors alleged...
1.1 What is the relevant trade mark authority in your jurisdiction?
The relevant authority is the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI).
Foley & Lardner
The Mexican government, through the Ministry of Economy, is the holder of the "Hecho en México" (Made in Mexico) trademark, which is an official distinctive sign that may be used to identify products that are made in Mexico, ...
The authority published on January 26 in the Official Gazette of the Federation an Agreement in which are disclosed the updated formats for procedures before the Mexican Copyright Office...