What to expect on Intellectual Property as Colombia joins the OECD

Álvaro Ramírez Bonilla CEO, Latin American IP LLC  Colombia has recently been accepted to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It is the third Latin American country to join this organization after Mexico and Chile. In the region, Colombia is the third most populous country in Latin America after Brazil and Mexico […]

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Enhancing the protection of Geographical Indications in Latin America

Lesly Nowak IP expert at Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk Spanish producers of “Turrón de Alicante” or “Sobrasada de Mallorca” fear no more! Producers of products protected under Geographical Indication in the European Union are getting closer and closer to have the protection of these Geographical Indications extended to Brazilian territory. But what is a […]

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Global Innovation Index: Latin America highlights

Vicente Zafrilla Diaz-Marta Intellectual Property expert at the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk WIPO, together with Cornell University and INSEAD, has recently published the 2017 edition of the Global Innovation Index under the title Innovation Feeding the World, with a special focus on innovation in the agri-food sector. According to the Index, the most innovative […]

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Origin Mark: A tool which aggregates value to unique Chilean products

Maximiliano Santa Cruz Scantlebury National Director of the National Institute of Industrial Property – INAPI In early September of 2015, the President of Chile Michelle Bachelet officially presented the new image of Origin Mark, the result of a collaborative work between the National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) and Fundación Imagen de Chile. Three months […]

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