7 October, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (07-10-2016)

. VENEZUELA | Trademarks | New requirement to avoid abandonment of oppositions against trademark registrations in Venezuela . By means of Official Announcement of 22 August 2016 (in Spanish), and […]
30 September, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (30-09-2016)

. ARGENTINA | Patents | Argentine Patent Office will apply an “Internal Patent Prosecution Highway” (IPPH) . Starting 15 October 2016 –and by means of Resolution 56 (12 September […]
22 September, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (22-09-2016)

. VENEZUELA | Intellectual Property | Venezuela’s Patent and Trademark Office is not receiving foreign applicants’ prosecution fees . As a result of Citibank decision to close the Venezuelan […]
16 September, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (16-09-2016)

. ARGENTINA | Regulatory | Argentina removes presentation of costs structure in “highly complex” medicines . The requirement was removed on 5 September 2016, by means of Joint […]
9 September, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (09-09-2016)

. USA | Regulatory | FDA issues new regulations on Nutritional Facts Label for Packaged Foods . The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) modified the nutritional facts […]
2 September, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (02-09-2016)

. ECUADOR, ANDEAN COMMUNITY | Intellectual Property, Patents | Domestic Intellectual Property Bill –Código INGENIOS– has reached second debate   Further to the OM Weekly Digest of 5 […]
26 August, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (26-08-2016)

. ECUADOR | Patents | Ecuadorian Patent Office does not clarify if fee reductions will also apply for additional examinations with amended claims    Although on 19 […]
19 August, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (19-08-2016)

. COLOMBIA | Copyright, Intellectual Property | Colombian Copyright Law will be modified   The Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism has released the draft […]
12 August, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (12-08-2016)

. COLOMBIA | Industrial Property | Colombia’s Patent and Trademark Office new online IP system is in completion stage: an improvement of its shortcomings is expected   […]
5 August, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (05-08-2016)

. ECUADOR, ANDEAN COMMUNITY | Intellectual Property, Patents | Ecuador would violate Andean Law and TRIPS agreement if it passes domestic Intellectual Property bill   There is […]
29 July, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (29-07-2016)

. COLOMBIA | Patents, Regulatory | Compulsory Licensing: All parties filed Reconsideration Actions against Resolution of Declaration of Public Interest for imatinib (Glivec®)   On 12 July 2016, Novartis […]
22 July, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (22-07-2016)

. COLOMBIA | Industrial Property | SIPI: new virtual system from the Colombian IP Office is official   As from 18 July 2016, the Superintendence of Industry and […]
14 July, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (14-07-2016)

. URUGUAY | Regulatory, Trademarks | ICSID issues arbitral award in Philip Morris vs. Oriental Republic of Uruguay case   On July 08 of 2016, the International […]
8 July, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (08-07-2016)

. CHILE, COLOMBIA, MEXICO, PERU | Patents | PPH agreements in Latin American countries come into force   As from 1 July 2016 came into force some […]
1 July, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (01-07-2016)

  EUROPE | Patents | European Patent Office introduces streamlined opposition procedure   From 1 July 2016, the EPO will introduce some changes to the first instance opposition […]
23 June, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (23-06-2016)

  BRAZIL | Industrial Designs | Due to the upcoming 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,  Brazil will perform accelerated examination procedures to Industrial Designs Applications related to […]
17 June, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (17-06-2016)

  COLOMBIA | Patents, Regulatory | For second time in Colombia, a Compulsory License is denied . The Ministry of Health and Social Protection rules out the granting […]
9 June, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (09-06-2016)

  MEXICO | Trademarks | Trademark oppositions in Mexico will enter into force on 30 August 2016 . On 1 June 2016 the Official Journal of the […]
3 June, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (03-06-2016)

  COLOMBIA | Regulatory | Coding changes in pharma regulations . From June 1 2016, Marketing approval (MA) applications for pharmaceuticals and the importation authorization of […]
27 May, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (27-05-2016)

  PERU | Competition | Indecopi issues a Draft Guide which will develop a Leniency Programme for detection of antitrust practices  . The Draft Guide aims to facilitate […]