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The latest IP developments in Brazil and Mexico

Our latest supplements, focusing on Brazil and Mexico, are now available to read online for free

Managing IP has just published our latest supplements, focusing on Brazil and Mexico.

The Brazil articles discuss life sciences and enforcement.

New Brazilian regulation encourages life sciences innovation

A new decree regulates Brazil’s Biodiversity Law. Kene Gallois and Danielle Altomari of Daniel Advogados explain why this can represent friendly prospects for innovative life sciences companies

Enforcement and licensing on the rise in Brazil

José Carlos Vaz e Dias of Vaz e Dias Advogados & Associados reports on the latest developments to improve the Brazilian IP system

The Mexico articles discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the new opposition system, online marketplaces, patent eligible subject matter and IT as evidence to prove trade mark use.

Mexico and the TPP

Jorge Vega, Eduardo Castañeda and Guillermo González of Basham Ringe and Correa explain how the Trans-Pacific Partnership would affect Mexico’s IP system

Madrid System and Mexico’s opposition system

Laura Collada and Ariadna Galvez of Dumont Bergman Bider & Co discuss Mexico’s experience of the Madrid System since 2013 and point out some flaws in its new opposition system

Why online marketplaces should implement IP protection programmes

Fernanda Díaz and Víctor Ramírez of Olivares discuss the role and responsibilities of online intermediaries in connection with IP rights in Mexico

Mexican law and practice related to patent eligible subject matter

Héctor Chagoya and Claudia Campos of Becerril Coca & Becerril discuss the features of the Mexican patent system under a new environment for human creativity recognition, and analyse statutory provisions given the scarcity of administrative or judiciary precedents available for interpreting Mexican law

Information technology and proving trade mark use

Enrique Romano Barragán of Goodrich discusses the importance of information technology as evidence to prove trade mark use in cancellation actions on grounds of lack of use according to Mexican law

Managing IP has also this year published supplements on Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, India, Americas, China and Turkey. You can view them all here.

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