Los riesgos de no valorar la Propiedad Intelectual

¿De dónde nacen esas creencias populares que enfrentan a fabricante y consumidor? ¿Hemos entendido que proteger la propiedad intelectual beneficia no solo a los titulares de marcas, sino especialmente al consumidor? Fortalecer a las industrias y a los emprendedores a través de la propiedad intelectual podría impulsar el desarrollo de las economías generando puestos de […] [ more ]

Ecuador’s New IP Law: Key Changes and Provisions

The “Code for the Social Economy of Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation” was published on December 9, 2016 and repeals and replaces Ecuador’s previous national intellectual property law. Background As a member of the Andean Community, the relevant intellectual property provisions in Ecuador are Andean Decisions 345 (Plant Varieties), 351 (Copyright), 391 (Traditional Knowledge), and 486 […] [ more ]

Instructive for the Modification of the Marketing Authorization for Pharmaceuticals Upon Expiration of a Patent

The National Agency for Health Inspection, Regulation and Monitoring (ARCSA), has issued an instructive setting out a procedure relating to the modification of a marketing authorization upon expiration of a patent, which will apply to all owners of marketing authorizations of pharmaceuticals registered in Ecuador whose patent has expired. The provisions are as follows: ARCSA […] [ more ]

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