Latin American countries face social and economic challenges that demand specific and tailored approaches. In addition, they also have to deal with important global issues such as climate change. Amon ...


The instrument can be seen as a follow-up to the Patent Declaration of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition as it seeks to standardise a large part of its provisions. The Instrument ...


A compulsory licence (CL) is an authorisation granted by a government that allows third parties to produce a patented product or use a patented process without the consent of the patent holder, and wh ...


There is a profuse academic production on exceptions and limitations to copyright, especially in developed countries. Different approaches and interests result in a varied offer when investigating the ...


Undisclosed information or trade secrets are a category of intellectual property which regards any confidential commercial or industrial information that confers a competitive advantage to a company.  ...


There is a capacity for innovation in sustainable technologies in Latin America, given its rich natural and human resources. Some of the new technologies will play a strategic role in solving fundamen ...


25-04-2024 - 25-04-2024

The workshop, held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, originates, in search of new relevant lines of research, from discussions held at the workshop "Regional copyright instrument" previously held in Bogota, Colombia, on 30 November 2023. The main objective of this workshop was to explore the concept of transformative use and its dynamics in legislation and practices in the region.

24-04-2024 - 24-04-2024 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

Global Nutrition: Towards a smart production system.

The 5th Annual Conference of the SIPLA 2024 Initiative has focused on the incorporation of new technologies in food production, with the aim of promoting a paradigm shift towards more efficient production systems to favour global nutrition. Emerging technologies in smart agriculture and their regulatory challenges were addressed through an interdisciplinary perspective.

22-04-2024 - 23-04-2024

On 22-23 April, the third workshop on the Regional Patent Law Instrument was held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires. This meeting discussed a new version of the international document that started after the IV Conference that took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

07-12-2023 - 08-12-2023

The workshop was held on 4-5 December 2023 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires. It is the fourth workshop on the creation of a regional instrument on patent law. It took the results of the April workshop to produce a document that was presented in Buenos Aires.

07-12-2023 - 07-12-2023

The workshop was held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires on 6 December 2023. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the participants' responses to the questionnaire sent from April to October.

06-12-2023 - 06-12-2023

The project aims to advance the understanding of how to improve the functioning of the "global innovation system" for technologies supporting sustainable development with a special focus on Latin America. Innovation" is broadly conceived to encompass not only the processes by which new technologies are invented but also the processes by which a set of inventions is selected for further development, produced, initially adopted, transferred, moved into sustained use and then adapted to better suit end-user needs or withdrawn in favour of another technology.



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