SIPLA

Events

CONFERENCE
26-04-2023 / Sao Paolo, Brasil

The Fourth Annual Conference of the Initiative will take place on the 26th of April 2023 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. It will be organized in collaboration with the Universidad de Sao Paolo.

CONFERENCE
15-11-2022 / Bogotá, Colombia

Coming soon.

15-11-2022 - 15-11-2022

With the aim of promoting research and development in Colombia and Latin America, the Department of Intellectual Property of the Universidad Externado celebrated the inauguration of the second 'Intellectual Property Observatory', sponsored by the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition.

WORKSHOP
07-11-2022 - 08-11-2022 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

Coming Soon.

WORKSHOP
06-09-2022 - 07-09-2022 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

On March 16, 2022, the III Annual Conference of the Smart IP for Latin America Initiative was held under the question, "Are there sufficient incentives to innovate in sustainable technologies?" On this occasion, two panels of renowned jurists and economists in the region presented their views on the challenges and opportunities facing innovation policies in sustainable technologies in Latin America.

WORKSHOP
01-09-2022 - 02-09-2022 / Curitiba, Brasil

In September 2022, in the city of Curitiba, the Initiative organised, with the support of the Federal University of Paraná, a workshop related to copyright and flexibilities. It brought together more than 15 representatives from academia, experienced experts with background in Collective Management Societies and governmental bodies, as well as civil rights organisations, from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.

WORKSHOP
18-03-2022 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

Most competition authorities in the region face institutional problems in the enforcement of competition laws, which impedes their effectiveness. Some of these problems include: low budget, lack of sufficient legal powers, and inefficient judicial systems that affect the review of decisions made by competition authorities.

WORKSHOP
17-03-2022 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

In the Workshop, the possible causes of the almost null activity of the competition authorities in the region regarding abuses in technology transfer contracts were discussed.

CONFERENCE
16-03-2022 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

The third annual conference of the Initiative took place 16 March 2022, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MINCYT).

WORKSHOP
15-03-2022 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

The use of flexibilities in the patent system has been the subject of several studies and debates by both academics and policy makers. One of these studies was developed by the Smart IP Initiative as a first step in the analysis of the Latin American patent system, where it was possible to identify and describe the use of flexibilities in the region.

WORKSHOP
14-03-2022 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

The objective of the workshop was to define lines of research based on the comparative study of "Collective Distinctive Signs as Instruments of Sustainable Development".

WORKSHOP
29-10-2019 - 30-10-2019 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

The workshop brought together experts from the eight countries on which the study focuses, namely Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

CONFERENCE
03-04-2019 - 05-04-2019 / Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

The second annual conference of the Initiative took place from 3 to 5 April 2019, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. It was organized and hosted in collaboration with the Universidad de los Andes.

WORKSHOP
07-12-2018 / Buenos Aires, Argentina

The workshop brought together experts from the eight countries on which the study focuses, namely Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

CONFERENCE
21-03-2018 - 23-03-2018 / Santiago de Chile

The first annual conference of the Initiative took place from 21 to 23 March 2018, in Santiago de Chile. It was organized and hosted in collaboration with the Chilean National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI).