Mihalics Law Firm joins IR as the exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright and IP – Patents Member in Hungary

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Dr. Roberta Pál of Mihalics Law Firm. Roberta has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Trademark & Copyright and IP – Patents Member in Hungary. Founded in the heart of Budapest in 2004, Mihalics Law Firm has been providing its clients […]

Dr. Roberta PálPartner, Mihalics Law Firm

Alejandro Castro Angulo of Union Andina participated in The Art of Deal Making: Using External Expertise Effectively

Foreword by Andrew Chilvers For ambitious companies eager to expand into overseas markets, often the conventional route of organic business development is simply not fast enough. The other option to invest in or buy a business outright is far quicker but often fraught with unforeseen dangers. And even the biggest, most experienced players can get […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Etheridge Law Group joins IR as the exclusive IP – Patents Member in US – Texas

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Jim Etheridge of Etheridge Law Group. Jim has joined IR as our exclusive IP – Patents Member in US – Texas. Trusted Advisor on every aspect of developing Intellectual Property, including litigation, licensing, and negotiations. I have been involved in over 550 […]

Jim EtheridgePartner, Etheridge Law Group

Alejandro Castro Angulo participates in the IR Global Jurisdictional Guide to Trademark & Copyright

FOREWORD BY EDITOR, ANDREW CHILVERS Intellectual property and the challenges of globalisation  When the US Supreme Court recently ruled that Booking.com could trademark its domain name, the decision was a game changer for online businesses the world over. The court decided by an 8-1 ruling that adding a “.com” combination to a generic word is […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Peru: Domain Names and Advertising Principles

Domain names versus trademarks The nature of a #trademark and the nature of a domain name are different, which is why it generates controversies. The registered trademark confers territorial rights limited by a certain class of the International Nomenclature, while the domain name does give its owner a cross-border right. In that sense, we will […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Peru: Guidelines applicable to the procedure for Compulsory Patent Licenses; Licenses Regime for Trademarks and Patents

Guidelines applicable to the procedure for Compulsory Patent Licenses On September 19, 2019 Indecopi´s Directorate of Inventions and New Technologies by Resolution No. 002706-2019/DIN-INDECOPI approved the guidelines applicable to the procedure for the issuance of Compulsory Licenses contemplated in Decision 486 and Legislative Decree 1075. The guideline develops the requirements that the application for the […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Peru: Processing of personal health data during the COVID-19 pandemic in the workplace and Impact of Intellectual Property in the Economy

Processing of personal health data during the COVID-19 pandemic in the workplace The Peruvian National Authority for the Protection of Personal Data is exercised by The General Directorate for Transparency, Access to Public Information and Protection of Personal Data. The National Authority for the Protection of Persona Data, which depends hierarchically on the Vice-Ministerial Office […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Peru: Intellectual Property Rights enforcement and Internet Service Provider’s Liability for online Copyright infringement

Comments on the Institutional Working Paper of INDECOPI N° 001-2020: INDECOPI’s proposals to strengthen the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. The Presidency of the Directing Council has issued the Institutional Working Paper “INDECOPI Proposals for the strengthening the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights”. This document has interesting proposals that involves granting rewards for piracy and […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Peru: Researchers fighting Covid-19; Well-known Distinctive Signs (American Colors)

Peruvian Researchers fighting Covid-19 In the midst of the current situation and world crisis due to the Covid-19, the Peruvian government intends to promote innovation through competitions among national inventors, whether independent, research centers, universities, or public institutions and even international or foreign centers domiciled in Peru, may participate and obtain financing and technical assistance. […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Covid-19: Peru – General measures; free-use inventions; online registration and digital certificates (trademarks and intellectual property)

General measures  Period of social isolation Peru is in a state of emergency and compulsory social isolation from March 16 to April 26, 2020[1]. Bonds issued by the Peruvian government Due to this exceptional situation, the government has granted a bonus of S/ 380 to 3 million vulnerable households due to poverty or extreme poverty […]

Alejandro Castro AnguloPartner and Managing Director, Union Andina

Gene Editing & CRISPR Technologies – The Emerging Legal Questions

The therapeutic, ethical and legal implications of gene editing and CRISPR technologies are both profound and complex.  However, before we delve into the potential panacea of gene editing technologies, a basic framework and understanding of how it all works is necessary.  In its simplest terms, the human genome is the DNA (deoxyribonucleacacid), or set of […]

Ismail AminFounder/Partner, The Amin Law Group (TALG)