CHILE – OPPOSITION BASED ON...

Andes IP, thanks to its lawyer Andrea Lobos, has successfully defended the French company WONDERBOX SAS, owner of the famous trademark WONDERBOX, against a trademark application in Chile, WONDERBOX, in class 35.

CHILE: PPH or how to...

PPH or how to speed up patent filing procedures. In recent months, the Chilean Patent Office has signed several bilateral and multilateral agreements called PPH (Patent Prosecution Highway) with other Patent Offices, which seeks to speed the patent procedures between the countries participating in the PPH program, Read more

STILL NOT CONVINCED TO REGISTER...

  As a trademark attorney, I think my brain may be altered as I am constantly asking myself if a new store, a new e-commerce or a new company has registered its trademark. I am pretty sure you already set a nice and friendly website, however, you Read more

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