Stake in mining giant would shore up China’s position in the battery tech supply chain. But top shareholder tells Chile’s highest court that the investment could result in loss of trade secrets.
The year 2018 will be remembered as the time in which the Mexican industrial property system underwent its most significant changes in nearly 25 years.
The Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) has been facing an application backlog problem for a long time.
Geographical indications have allowed for trademark protection within numerous multilateral, bilateral and regional trade agreements.
Supreme Court has taken nearly a decade to rule on a constitutional challenge to a controversial law allowing pharma companies to bypass the regular patenting process
New report claims status of US, EU and UK as leading innovators under threat as they struggle to maximise return on R&D investment.
New addition to IPBC family to throw spotlight on IP strategy and value creation in the region.
The medical use of cannabidiol – one of several cannabinoids found in plants belonging to the cannabis genus – has increased significantly over the past two decades.
Mexico’s statutory IP law, the Industrial Property Law (enacted in 1991 and modified in 1994), resulted from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations with the United States and Canada and the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs).
From expedited examination to voluntary modifications, the key factors that IP owners should consider when filing in Latin America's largest market.
Recent case law suggests that the National Health Surveillance Agency and the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office are finally harmonising to clear the growing backlog of unexamined pharma-related patent applications in Brazil.
The government is expected to launch an emergency measure to eliminate the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office’s patent backlog by automatically granting 231,000 pending non-pharmaceutical applications.
The Internet of Things (IoT), big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are IT mega-trends that are not only evolving rapidly, but also infiltrating practically every industry, including agriculture, transformation industries, healthcare…
The government is considering an emergency measure to eliminate the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office’s chronic patent backlog by automatically granting 230,000 pending applications by 2020.
Biotechnology has made significant contributions to the advancement of medicine, agriculture and industry. This includes both the development of naturally occurring materials (eg, genetically engineered biological materials) and the enhancement of…