A Battle with the Vatican
"A case that captured the attention of many university students was the prohibition of the words ‘pontifical’ and ‘Catholic’ in the name of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP) by the Vatican"…more
"The concept issue in this case was a decisive factor for settling the difference between the appellations, and allowing them to coexist in the market"…more
Peruvian Industrial Property Legislation allows to the owner of trademarks to file an infringement procedure against the merchants who use the registered trademark in the market without any authorization…more
“Current law provides us with the possibility that resolutions approving the payment of expenses and costs become enforceable titles, and could be executed subsequently before the judicial channel by means of a relatively…more
“It is not longer just small manufacturers responsible, but complex networks of criminals who know the regulations and how to avoid them”…more
“Administrative sanctions, in contrast to criminal sanctions, are limited to fines, so it is vital that fines are large enough to deter infringing behavior.”…more
This article considers the criteria used by the Peruvian trademark office to resolve cancellation for non-use of trademarks.
Within the scope of Decision 486 of the Andean Community, in Peru, a trademark might be cancelled when…more
BILLABONG Vs. BILLACON
“We wellcome the decision issued by the Peruvian Trademark Office that upheld the opposition against BILLALBON SURFERS, which damages the interest of our client BILLABONG”…more
BILLABONG Vs. BILLALCON - “We wellcome the decision issued by the Peruvian Trademark Office that upheld the opposition against BILLALBON SURFERS, which damages the interest of our client BILLABONG”…more
A resolution stated that food prepared from transgenic products must contain this information on its label, whether or not there is proof that the products are harmful to health.
Discussion on the harm of these foods to health…more
We underline the importance of IP enforcement. A good system needs to see trademark rights respected and transgressors punished with a high fine. This market benefits because infringers don’t sell falsified products, and…more
It is important for a brand to know when to demonstrate an interest in Andean opposition proceedings. Article 147 of the Andean Regulation says that during opposition proceedings, the owner of or applicant for a trademark…more
It is also now possible to file electronic trademark applications,
and while the payment of government fees can be made by a credit card, it is still necessary to list a domicile within the Peruvian territory”…more
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