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WCO Workshop in the Dominican Republic Enhances Training Expertise for the Region
The World Customs Organization's recent workshop in the Dominican Republic is shaping a cadre of expert trainers across the Americas, fostering competence in customs valuation for fair and predictable international trade practices.
A Heritage of Fine Flavor and Sustainable Growth
Peru's Cacao and Chocolate Day highlights the country's rich cacao heritage, its global export reach, and its commitment to sustainable production.
Mayora IP Expands Regional Reach with The Legal 500 Latin America 2024 Recognition
The ranking in The Legal 500 Latin America 2024 solidifies the firm's position as a leading IP legal service provider in the region.
Change in the Amounts of the Individual Fee
Colombia has notified to the World Intellectual Property Organization a declaration modifying the amounts of the individual fee payable with respect to Colombia under the Madrid Protocol.
Uruguay, China eye new cooperation opportunities
Over 260 Chinese and Uruguayan business leaders explore enhanced trade opportunities and cooperation, discussing the rapid evolution of economic ties and future collaborative avenues.
European Patent Office and Costa Rica continue validation agreement talks
Both parties updated each other on the latest innovation developments in Costa Rica, the current cooperation policy with the EPO and the steps towards implementing validation.
FDI Reaches USD32.9 Billion in the First Nine Months of 2023
Mexico´s foreign direct investment (FDI) totaled USD32.9 billion in the first nine months of 2023, a 2.4% increase compared to the January-September period of 2022, according to the Ministry of Economy (SE).
Honduras Combats Dengue with Innovative Mosquito-Based Approach
Partner organizations in Honduras are pioneering a novel method to combat dengue, zika, and chikungunya using Wolbachia-carrying mosquitoes.
Revised Kyoto Convention
Nicaragua joined the RKC, which elaborates several key governing principles as the blueprint for modern and efficient Customs procedures in the 21st century.
Bolivia Analyses New Labelling Provisions
A field research looked to determine if front-of-pack nutrition labeling on food products helps consumers to be more aware of the potential harmful effects of a product and to choose healthier alternatives.
Bitcoin Regulation Landscape in Argentina
The future of bitcoin in Argentina remains uncertain, with efforts likely to continue exploring a balanced approach that fosters innovation while safeguarding consumer protection and financial stability.
What is not considered an invention?
An invention is a novel and useful product, process, or device that results from creative human activity. Not all creations are considered inventions. Some things are not eligible for patent protection because they do not meet the criteria of novelty and usefulness.
TOP 5 NEWS
1. New law establishes tax incentives for commercial civil aviation in the Dominican Republic
The law aims to foster and increase the competitiveness of civil aviation in the Dominican Republic, promote sustainable growth and the increase of visitors by air.
Guzmán Ariza, Attorneys at Law | Dominican Republic
2. Argentina Invited to Join BRICS
The invitation came from the BRICS leaders at their 15th summit in South Africa in August 2023, and Argentina is expected to become a full member of the group on January 1, 2024.
Estudio Chaloupka | Argentina
3. WTO to Continue Dialogue on Extending TRIPS Decision to Therapeutics and Diagnostics
Members also reacted to the results of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) report and a thematic session with external stakeholders dedicated to the issue.
Guy José Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados | Nicaragua
4. Northern Triangle and the U.S. continue business association
Over 100 high-ranking leaders from government, business, and civil society gathered to discuss the progress made in making the region a dynamic platform for investment and nearshoring.
Mayora IP | Guatemala