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Binding nature of the declaration of “notoriety” of a trademark in one of the member countries of the Andean Community

Decision 486 establishes in Article 224 that notoriously known distinctive sign shall mean the sign that is recognized as such in any member country, by the pertinent sector, regardless the […]

Registration of proper names

Traditionally, the trademark Authority has established that the indirect confusion between two signs is determined by the coincidence of one of their elements –provided the coincident element is distinctive and […]

Well-known marks and cancellation due to lack of use

Well-known marks are not subject to cancellation due to the lack of use in our country, but it is required to demonstrate that the mark intended to be canceled matches […]

Descriptive terms in foreign languages

It is not uncommon that we be inquired by clients on whether specific terms in foreign languages are descriptive in Peru. Case law has set a standard dealing with which […]

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