Category: Trademarks

Peru Trademark Law

13

Aug2020
If you have already decided to enter the Peruvian market, it is very important that you know the details of the registration procedure for your trademark. Formal examination stage Once your trademark application has been filed, a filing date will be generated which will provide you a prior right over any ... Read More
Peru Trademark Law

05

Aug2020
Statistics Overview If you plan to enter the Peruvian market and start business, it is important that you take into account some statistics on the situation of trademarks in Peru. The following are some data extracted from the publication “World Intellectual Property Indicators, 2019”: Ranking of total (resident and abroad) IP ... Read More
Traditional Specialities

06

Jul2020
In September 2018, Legislative Decree No. 1397 was approved, incorporating geographical indications and traditional specialities guaranteed as elements of Industrial Property. Likewise, the Trademark Office from the Competition and Intellectual Property Agency – INDECOPI, was designated as the competent entity. The incorporation of geographical indications and traditional specialities guaranteed are aimed ... Read More
Google Ads

06

Jul2020
Background In June 2017, Latam Airlines Group S.A. (hereafter, Latam) filed a complaint against Atrapalo Peru S.A.C. (hereafter, Atrapalo) for using LAN and LATAM trademarks as keywords in ads paid to Google Adwords, in order to identify the online tickets sales through a link that appears as one of the search ... Read More
Indecopi

12

Jun2020
In a social and democratic State, that seeks the efficient economic functioning of the market, legal certainty and equality must be provided, so that through the autonomous bodies the State can rely on these to provide efficiency, control and execution in certain tasks in different areas. State protects companies or agents ... Read More
Exhaustion of Trademark Rights

12

Jun2020
Trademark Law, like other rights, has limits. In particular, the rights of third parties or legal assets that the system also wishes to protect. Thus, in the case of trademarks, it is important to remember that it was developed within a competitive context, so it must be in harmony with ... Read More
Domain names versus trademarks

26

May2020
The nature of a trademark and the nature of a domain name are different, which is why it generates controversies. The registered trademark confers territorial rights limited by a certain class of the International Nomenclature, while the domain name does give its owner a cross-border right. In that sense, we ... Read More
A brief overview on the Licenses Regime for Trademarks and Patents

19

May2020
Granted trademarks and patents provide exclusive rights to their holders, which gives them the possibility of preventing third parties from carrying out unfair competition acts such as exploit such intangible assets without previous consent. Licenses on Intellectual Property rights result from a contract in which the owner of those rights (licensor) ... Read More
Impact of Intellectual Property in the Economy

11

May2020
Historically, societies understood the need to protect innovative ideas or developments that would facilitate daily tasks. It was not until the industrial revolution that a modern patent system was implemented, which consisted of making inventions exclusive, leading inventors to access monetary remuneration, depending on market success. The capacity to put ... Read More
Indecopi

05

May2020
The Presidency of the Directing Council has issued the Institutional Working Paper “INDECOPI Proposals for the strengthening the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights”. This document has interesting proposals that involves granting rewards for piracy and counterfeiting complaints, and a ranking of offenders. Rewards Program: Indecopi recognizes the difficult work of identifying ... Read More