IP Key LA, in conjunction with the Delegation of the European Union in Mexico, presented three panels within the International Forum of Publishers and Book Professionals at the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2023 on the 28th and 29th of November. Over 400 people attended and showed a keen interest in the three sessions.
IP Key LA was present in the sixth phase of Operation 404, an international action against piracy aimed at suppressing crimes committed against intellectual property on the internet.
The action is part of an internationally integrated mobilization coordinated by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (National Secretariat of Public Security of Brazil), the Civil Police of Brazil, and Law Enforcement Agencies from the United Kingdom, Peru, the United States, and Argentina.
Patent Awareness Week 2023 will take place from 28 to 30 November in a fully digital format. Organised by the European Patent Office (EPO), this free-to-access online event promises a comprehensive presentation of patent knowledge, addressing critical issues such as data, information, knowledge and intelligence.
The Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) will welcome the European Union as Guest of Honour for its 37th edition, from 25 November to 3 December 2023. This event, one of the most important in the literary world, will become a meeting place between Europe, Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean, with the aim of strengthening ties and creating new areas of collaboration.
Mexico is preparing to end 2023 with an event that is of great importance for intellectual property (IP). From 3-6 December, Mexico City will be the stage for the XXII Congress of ASIPI, the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property. The Presidente InterContinental Hotel will serve as the headquarters for this congress, which promises to bring together numerous participants from various fields.
A journey through the Continent’s Geographical Indications
The activity consisted on a 3-day seminar in Asuncion, Paraguay, and gathered over 30 international guests from several organizations specializing in intellectual property and observance. Likewise, the event counted with the presence of 15 prosecutors and police investigators from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, and Uruguay. The workshop was held through November 14 to 16, 2023.
This activity stemmed from the participation of the European Union as the Guest of Honour at the 37th edition of the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) in Guadalajara, Mexico, held from 25th November to 3rd December 2023.
The European Parliament has given its strong endorsement to new European Union (EU) regulations aimed at preserving the geographical indications (GIs) of craft and industrial products, following the example of existing rules for agricultural products. The new rules extend protection to prominent non-food products such as lace, glass, natural stones, jewelry, and porcelain throughout the EU and globally.
Con el objetivo de apoyar a Perú, Colombia y Chile en sus preparativos para la posible adhesión al Protocolo de Madrid (en el caso de Perú) y al Sistema de La Haya, representantes de dichos países visitaron la Oficina de Propiedad Intelectual de la Unión Europea (EUIPO - Alicante) y la Oficina Española de Patentes y Marcas (OEPM) entre el 18 y 22 de septiembre. La visita fue organizada por el proyecto IP Key América Latina, financiado por la Unión Europea. La Organización Mundial de la Propiedad Intelectual (OMPI) también colaboró en esta iniciativa.