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PATENTS, COMPETITION
23-03-2018

As a framework regulation for innovation markets, the patent system needs to be tailored to both the innovation process it is supposed to serve and the competitive environment, within which it must op ...

PATENTS, COMPETITION
23-03-2018

Technology is a vital factor in economic development, and it spreads in different ways, one of which is as part of international trade and foreign direct investment, leading to an increasing economic  ...

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS, TRADEMARKS
23-03-2018

Origin-based production, including manufacturing, handicraft, and especially food production in Latin American countries is essential to their economies. In particular, to regional economies of small  ...

COPYRIGHT, COMPETITION
23-03-2018

Collective management organizations (CMOs) play a fundamental role in promoting the creation of artistic works. For that reason, the efficient and transparent management of authors' rights is a crucia ...

News

16-07-2021

El 23 de abril de 2021, la Comunidad Andina, cuyos Países Miembros son Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú, aprobó la Decisión 876 que regula el régimen común de la marca país en todo su territorio.

 


16-07-2021

El 30 de marzo de 2021, la Oficina de la Unión Internacional para la Protección de las Obtenciones Vegetales (UPOV) publicó su propuesta preliminar para la revisión de las notas explicativas sobre…


16-07-2021

Costa Rica es el 38º país en convertirse en miembro de la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE). La OCDE es una organización internacional centrada en el establecimiento de…


14-07-2021

En el marco de un proyecto (v. boletín 13205-07), el cual busca la reforma de diversas leyes con el fin de ampliar la…


14-07-2021

Mediante Resolución 29/2021, el Directorio de la Comisión Nacional de la Competencia (CONACOM), autoridad de…


In Focus

In recent decades Latin America has concluded a number of Free Trade Agreements with developed countries, in particular with the United States and the European Union. These agreements not only liberalize trade, but also include provisions on intellectual property and competition law. These rules reduce the room for maneuver that Latin American countries have in establishing beneficial public policies in these areas.

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