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Conventional suspension of trademark proceedings

One of the governing principles of the Peruvian jurisdictional system, maybe one of the most important, is the “principle of plurality of instances”, established in Article 139, numeral 2 of […]

Patent Prosecution Highway in Peru

The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is a set of procedures intended to provide an accelerated patent prosecution. It involves speeding up the examination process for applications filed in a participating […]

Protection of names in the trademark field

Despite the apparent incompatibility between trademark and name, Peruvian law has regulated the possibility that a name be registered as a trademark. In this respect, amongst the relative prohibitions to […]

Registration of tactile marks

Article 134 of Decision 486 sets forth a list of marks which can become trademarks. In this sense, although the cited article does not expressly indicate tactile marks, since the […]