1 November, 2018

Argentina: New rules in Argentina regarding sworn certification of the Spanish translation of priority documents for patent applications

In January 2018, the Government of Argentina issued the Decree 27 of 2018, which simplified several administrative procedures.  Among these, it eliminated the obligation to provide […]
31 October, 2018

United States: Fresenius Kabi achieves global agreement with AbbVie with respect to Fresenius adalimumab, a biosimilar candidate of AbbVie Humira

The German company Fresenius Kabi has sealed a worldwide settlement with AbbVie Inc, concerting all pending patent litigations between the two companies.  Under the terms of […]
28 September, 2018

IP STAR 2018 – Patents & Trade mark prosecution (Colombia)

Tier 1| Patents Tier 2 | Trade mark prosecution Patent Editorial 2018 According to a competitor, OlarteMoure‘s patent practice is “what the firm is most known for due to its […]
25 July, 2018

Getting the Deal Through – Patents 2018

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Patents 2018 (Published: April 2018). For further […]
13 June, 2018

IAM Patent Colombia | 2018 Ranking GOLD | OlarteMoure & Asociados

IAM Patent Colombia A 45-strong IP team – unrivalled in scope on the Colombian patent scene – combined with a dedicated drafting department allows OlarteMoure to […]
13 June, 2018

China extends pharma patents protection to 25 years

According to Nikkei Asian Review -and in a measure that seems aimed at diverting criticism from the United States about intellectual property violations-, on 29 May 2018, China […]
12 June, 2018

Colombia: Government make available USD $2.4 million to support I+D projects

On 25 May 2018 -and by means of a credit line and a public call-, the National Learning Service (SENA in Spanish) and the Colombian Authority for the Promotion […]
6 June, 2018

Brazil now has a fast-track exam for pharmaceutical patents

On 8 May 2018, the Brazilian Patent Office (INPI in Portuguese) issued Resolution 217/2018, which modifies Resolution 80 of 2013 and introduces changes in the fast or fast-track examination […]
1 June, 2018

Brasil-USA PPH enters into Stage II

On 8 May 2018, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (INPI in Portuguese), issued Resolution 218/2018, through which started Stage II of the Patent Prosecution Highway Agreement […]
15 May, 2018

Leaders League ranking Propiedad Intelectual y Nuevas Tecnologías (Colombia)

16 April, 2018

Colombia was chosen by WIPO and WEF as a pilot country for Inventor Assistance Program

On 6 April 2018, the Colombian Patent Office (SIC in Spanish) informed that inventors without monetary resource will have the possibility of contacting specialized lawyers who […]
22 March, 2018

IP stars firm survey 2018 | OlarteMoure Patent TIER 1

Managing Intellectual Property Following the publication of our trade mark rankings in the February issue, we now present the leading firms for patent work worldwide  
12 March, 2018

USPTO’s PTAB: Indigenous autonomy does not apply to patents and intellectual property issues

On 23 February 2018, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the USPTO determined that indigenous autonomy does not apply to patents and intellectual property matters. […]
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 […]
2 March, 2018

Colombia’s entry into the OECD is pending, for non-compliance of commitments in Intellectual Property

On 25 February 2018, United States sent a letter to the Colombian Government, in which specifies a series of commitments on intellectual property that Colombia must fulfill […]
1 March, 2018

Government of Brazil issued regulatory decree for innovation law and research project generation

On 9 February 2018, the Brazilian Government published a decree regulating science, technology and innovation legal framework.  The new regulation will make possible the research and innovation […]
14 February, 2018

Brazil extended its PPH Program with the United States until May 2018

On 26 January 2018 –and in accordance with Resolution 210/2018-, the Brazilian Patent Office (INPI in Portuguese) decided to extend the period of the Patent Prosecution […]
13 February, 2018

Colombian Council of State will reduce backlog: it is expected a faster speed to solve IP Invalidity Actions

On 15 December 2017, the Council of State (the Colombian Supreme Court responsible for reviewing invalidity actions) has decided to make an agreement between its First […]
13 February, 2018

Colombian Patent Office grants a patent protecting revolutionary genetic therapy against cancer

We congratulate our clients Novartis AG and The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania for the recent granting of a patent directed to an isolated chimeric antigen […]
8 February, 2018

Argentine Patent and Trademark Office issues internal guidelines to implement Decree simplifying procedures

On 16 January 2018 -and with the issuance of Resolution IP-001/2018-, the Patent and Trademark Office of Argentina (INPI in Spanish) regulated some aspects of the Decree […]