Work Area: Intellectual Property

Campos Mello kicks off five-year strategic plan with partner hire

Campos Mello Advogados has recruited an intellectual property and life sciences litigator as it starts a new five-year strategic plan designed to consolidate and build its position in the market.

03 October 2019

Agenda finalised for IAM-Latin Lawyer IPBC Latin America 2019 event

The full programme for IAM and Latin Lawyer’s Intellectual Property Business Cycle 2019 conference in São Paulo is now available online.

12 September 2019

Coca-Cola buys beverage trademarks in El Salvador and Honduras

DLA Piper LLP in the US and LatamLex in San Salvador and Tegucigalpa have helped The Coca-Cola Company buy two drinks trademarks from Salvadorian beverage company La Constancia and another from Cervecería Hondureña.

30 July 2019

Mexico’s Copyright Institute director joins Basham

Basham, Ringe y Correa has hired the former director general of Mexico’s National Institute of Copyright (Indautor) to head its new entertainment law practice.

22 July 2019

Companies vs indigenous communities in IP disputes

The rise in popularity of natural products has created tension between companies looking to meet demand and indigenous communities looking to protect their ancestral lands and traditional knowledge. LACCA talks to Brazilian in-house lawyers about the rise in IP disputes with indigenous communities and what legal teams can do to ensure a positive outcome for both sides.

15 July 2019

Leĝa and Antequera ally to break Venezuelan trademark deadlock

Full-service firm Leĝa and IP boutique Estudio Antequera Parilli & Rodríguez have allied in a bid to push through hundreds of pending trademark and patent cases in Venezuela.

15 July 2019

Felsberg helps Crocs stamp out trademark challenge

Felsberg Advogados has helped US foam clog manufacturer Crocs win a judgment ordering a Chinese company to cease selling lookalike products in Brazil.

19 June 2019

Macri passes new trademark legislation in Argentina

Argentine President Mauricio Macri has passed new legislation aimed at simplifying the process of obtaining a trademark in Argentina. LACCA speaks to local lawyers to find out about how the change will affect companies as well as the opportunities it presents.

03 June 2019

New member profile: Senior legal counsel at Zodiac

Diego Coelho tells LACCA about his passion for IP, and how demands for greater efficiency are being felt both in-house and in private practice. 

20 May 2019

Argentina’s Berton Moreno poaches IP lawyer from G Breuer

Berton Moreno + Ojam has strengthened its IP practice by hiring an associate as partner from IP heavyweight G Breuer.

18 April 2019

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