Month 30: PCT National Phase...

Reached month 30 of our PCT application, it’s time to decide in which countries we have more interests. The attractive Chilean market is interesting for applicants of these rights. Then let’s see what are the points to be considered for correctly nationalize our application in Chile.

Audit your trademark portfolio

By Rodrigo Sammut A proactive policy of trademark management within a company requires both an adequate strategy in registering national and international trademarks, but also to make sure there is a use of this intangible asset in order to create value. The trademark audit is the overhaul Read more

ANDES IP at BIOLATAM 2015

By Andes IP Andes IP participated, together with its partner Andrea Lobos, to the international meeting BIOLATAM, on biotechnology, held this November in Santiago de Chile.

Andrea Lobos on CNN

– Andes IP –   On November 14 , our partner Andrea Lobos was interviewed by Juan Pablo Matté on the program Agenda Agricola, by CNN Chile.

CHILE: Increase in the number...

By Rodrigo Sammut Chile remains an attractive market for foreign investment and entrepreneurship. In 2012 a record was reached in the number of trademark applications, with 28.633 applications in the first 9 months of the year. In 2015, that figure reached the number of 31,047 applications (nearly Read more

ANDREA LOBOS, NEW MEMBER OF...

We are pleased to congratulate our partner Andrea Lobos for her appointment as member of the INTA’s Geographical Indications Committee (www.inta.org). Said appointment recognizes her commitment to develop and promote IG, in Chile.

SOUND MARKS IN CHILE

By Rodrigo Sammut Among the different types of marks, sound marks have been recognized in recent years as capable of trademark protection, in Chile. The problem arose from that according to the previous law, a mark was a “visible sign“. As part of the international commitments of Read more

PROTECTION OF SIGNS IN THREE...

Trademark of B&O registered before OHIM.   By Rodrigo Sammut More and more products and services have a package that aims to capture the visual attention of the consumer and to allow the repetition of the act of purchase in time. Companies spend a significant part of Read more

PCT national phase in Chile

By Rodrigo Sammut   In processing an international PCT patent, month 30 (or 31 in some countries) from the date of the first presentation, is the deadline to decide which countries are of real interest in our patent strategy protection. Since the PCT international phase is not Read more

CANCELLATION ACTION AGAINST TRADEMARK CROSSFIT...

By Rodrigo Sammut In 2011, a Chilean citizen, Cristian Ciudad Cueto, applied for the trademark CROSSFIT and registered it, for Class 41 (organization of sport events). Said person passed a certification from CROSSFIT, Inc. in order to teach this sport method in Chile. However, he applied for Read more