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Develop your enforcement strategy in Latin America


Latin America represents an increasingly attractive investment option for many IP owners. But how should they protect their rights there? Managing IP, Olivares & Cia, Baker & McKenzie Latin America and Obligado & Cia hosted a roundtable to discuss the issue

EM: How big is the counterfeiting/piracy problem in Latin America today? AC: Counterfeiting and piracy represent serious problems for all Latin American countries. Countries such as Panama and Paraguay act as hubs for the transport of counterfeit merchandise into other countries. Their geographic location and their free trade zones enable the transit of counterfeit merchandise, especially from China. For other countries, such as Brazil, the existence of counterfeit and pirated products negatively impacts foreign investment and contributes to tax evasion....


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Another highlight of #ip2014 = launch of #ipwomen network http://t.co/XhQqPJKQzy Pleased to see IP profession addressing diversity!

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Apple & Samsung settled (outside US) as did Google & Viacom. Did 2014 see mediation take off? ($) http://t.co/tWLQ72pqcI #ip2014

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It was a big year for trade-marks/trademarks in Canada, but 2015 might be bigger. Here's why #ip2014 http://t.co/glOnyFwr3T

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