14 October, 2016

OM Weekly Digest (14-10-2016)

. COLOMBIA | Regulatory | Colombian Regulatory Authority publishes Immunogenicity Evaluation Guide for Biopharmaceuticals . On 27 September 2016 -and by means of Resolution 4490/2016 (in Spanish)-, the Ministry […]
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

HOMECOMING | Bibiana Agudelo

  Bibiana Agudelo (Trademarks Area Director) Interview 1. Bibi, you were born and raised in Bogota. What’s it like to return to Colombia after 13 years? […]
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 […]
18 July, 2016

“Country Hill” obtained the Well-Known Trademark status

We have been notified of the decision no. 40124 of 23 June 2016, by the Direction of  Distinctive Signs of the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce […]
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 […]
27 June, 2016

“Doria” obtained the Well-Known Trademark status

We have been notified of the decision no. 33283 of 31 May 2016 by the Direction of  Distinctive Signs of the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) deciding […]
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 […]