12 November, 2019

Criminal and Civil Litigation in Industrial Property – Colombia: When to use it?

Colombia has a history of protecting Industrial Property rights through civil and criminal remedies. Its unitary (non-federal) political system, even if decentralized and as a member […]
15 October, 2019

Colombia: Constitutional Court unifies current position regarding appeals in the General Code of Process

Constitutional Court has unified the appeal regime established in the General Code of Process (GCP), through decision SU-418. The decision was taken after analyzing four cases […]
30 September, 2019
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Colombia: New bill seeks to amend IP annulment action procedure

Minister of Justice, Margarita Cabello Blanco, and the President of the Council of State (supreme court for administrative matters in Colombia), Lucy Jeanette Bermúdez, recently introduced Bill […]
22 July, 2019
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Global: New Hague Convention seeks to facilitate global enforcement

On 2 July 2019, the delegates at the Diplomatic Session of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, after almost 30 years of efforts, adopted the Convention […]
4 June, 2019
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Global: ICANN ruled to continue the assignment proceeding for top level domain name .amazon, despite related disputes over the online term “amazon”

Recently, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) ruled to continue with the assignment proceeding for “.amazon”. The decision was issued in favor of the American […]
23 April, 2019

Colombia: Superintendencies in Colombia no longer carrying out court inspections

The Colombian Supreme Court on Constitutional matters stated last 11 April 2019 that the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) and the Superintendence of Corporations (SSC) will not […]
4 April, 2019

Colombia: Constitutional Court clarifies that, on social networks, an accusation must be sufficiently intense for a constitutional judge to limit the right of freedom of speech

Ruling T-102/19 determined that not any hurtful or shocking expression constitutes per se a violation of fundamental rights and that for this to happen, it must be […]
15 May, 2018

Leaders League ranking Propiedad Intelectual y Nuevas Tecnologías (Colombia)

8 March, 2018

Gilead wins reversal of $2.54 billion hepatitis C drug patent verdict

On 17 February 2018, a USD $2.54 billion verdict against Gilead infringement related with Merck Hep-C patents was overturned. In the first instance judgment –occurred on December […]