Virginia Delion

A Battle with the Vatican

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

| Intellectual Property

CONFUSION OVER APPELLATIONS OF ORIGIN

"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

| Indigenous Peoples, Intellectual Property

DETAINING SUSPECT GOODS

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

| Intellectual Property

Expenses and Costs in Infringement Procedures

“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

| Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

Severe Sanctions in Trademark Cases

“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

| Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

WHAT CONSTITUTES "USE"?

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

| Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

A Reality Check in Trademark Cases

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

| Intellectual Property

A Reality check in Trademark Cases

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

| Intellectual Property

Preventing hidden commercialisation of GM foods

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

| Agriculture, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Law...

Peru - TRADEMARK IN ACTION

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

| Intellectual Property

What is Genuine Interest

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

| Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade

Peru a Step Ahead in IP

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

| Intellectual Property

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