Colombia: a true step towards patenting procedure optimization

Sara Isabel Tortosa –  Partner at Tortosa Gadea Lawyers Ana A. García Torralba – Junior associate attorney at Emilio García y Abogados Asociados Colombia set, as an objective, the consolidation of an effective and reliable patent system. This objective has been reached as it has been statistically proven. According to the Colombian Intellectual Property Office, namely the […]

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Time: a competitiveness factor on patented innovation

Vicente Zafrilla Diaz-Marta Intellectual Property expert at the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk Why should some Latin American IPOs improve their patent granting procedure? According to OECD´s Oslo Manual innovation is defined as “the implementation of a new or significantly improved product (good or service), or process, a new marketing method, or a new organisational […]

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Get your patent grant quicker with the Pacific Alliance and PROSUR PPH

Rebeca Nieto IP Expert at Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk Over the past few years, Intellectual Property Offices around the world have been busy preparing and negotiating Patent Prosecution Highways (PPH) agreements. Better known by its abbreviation, the PPH is a system of bilateral and multilateral agreements particularly aimed at reducing the costs and time […]

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Nuestro interés por patentar en el extranjero

Maximiliano Santa Cruz Scantlebury National Director of the National Institute of Industrial Property – INAPI Han pasado poco más de dos años desde que el Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Industrial, INAPI, empezara a operar como Administración encargada de búsqueda y examen preliminar internacional (ISA/IPEA) del Tratado de Cooperación en materia de Patentes (PCT), tanto para […]

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Gold Medal for Chile

Maximiliano Santa Cruz Scantlebury National Director of the National Institute of Industrial Property – INAPI In 1986 the world heard the breaking news on the field of medicine. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the first recombinant vaccine, product developed to fight the Hepatitis B virus, a potentially mortal infection. The Chilean biochemist […]

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