New Temporary Measures Implemented by the National Institute of Industrial Property (CLPTO) due to National Pandemic Contingency for COVID-19
Carey, May 2020
On April 30, 2020, the CLPTO announced the temporary application of new measures issued in relation to deadlines, procedures and legal requirements in administrative and contentious processes, with the aim of facilitating the compliance of legal obligations by applicants and users. Previously, the CLPTO had granted ex officio, through the Exempt Resolution No...
Patent Prosecution Highway Agreement Executed By the Member States of the Pacific Alliance
Carey, July 2016
On July 1st, 2016 the Pilot Patent Prosecution Highway agreement (PPH) executed by the member states of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Peru1) came into force.The PPH Pilot Program is an agreement executed by the patent offices of said countries, which allows applicants to request an accelerated examination process of a patent application...
- Author of the Chilean chapter in «Legal Updates on Trademark Law in Latin America», Wolters Kluwer (2018).