TMview steps in Latin America

Teresa Colaço Quality Manager – INPI Portugal The idea behind the creation in 2010 of TMview, the online trademark consultation tool currently managed by EUIPO -formerly known as the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM)-, was the incorporation of the trademarks from around the EU network into its database, allowing easy and effective […]

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Beware of fraudulent invoices regarding your patent application or your trademark registration

INPI Portugal Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial In the last years, we have noticed in Europe an increase in the number of fraudulent invoices being sent to users relating to trademarks or patents applications. If you receive an invoice that is unexpected or from an unfamiliar entity, please contact your Industrial Property (IP) Office or […]

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Madrid System governed only by the Madrid Protocol

INPI Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial The Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks — the Madrid Protocol — is one of two treaties comprising the Madrid System for international registration of trademarks. The protocol is a filing treaty and it provides a cost-effective and efficient way to ensure protection […]

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CIBEPYME – The platform to support SMEs in their processes of internationalization to Latin America

INPI Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial Created in the scope of the Ibero-American Program of Intellectual Property, the platform CIBEPYME is available to SMEs since 28th of October 2015. This platform aims to support SMEs who intend to internationalize their products and services in the countries of Latin America. The main objective of this platform […]

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