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¡Bienvenidos a nuestro blog de Derecho y Práctica de la Propiedad Intelectual en Latinoamérica!
Bem-vindo ao nosso blog sobre Direito e Prática de Propriedade Intelectual na América Latina!

Tuesday 9 June 2020

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Upcoming events


The webinar Challenges for Copyright in the Digital Environment in the Andean Community (in Spanish), organized by the National Service of Intellectual Rights (SENADI - Ecuador) and the Latin American School of Intellectual Property (ELAPI) will be streamed from 9 to 11 June 2020 on YouTube. The speakers include Santiago Cevallos (SENADI - Ecuador), Ramiro Rodríguez (SENADI - Ecuador), Carolina Romero Romero (DNDA - Colombia), Francisco Bueno Ayala (SENAPI - Bolivia), Fausto Vienrich Enríquez (INDECOPI - Peru), Hugo Gómez Apac (Court of Justice of the Andean Community), and Paolo Lanteri (WIPO). The program is available here.

The Ibero-American Network of Cyber Law will stream the congress Locademia of Law and Technology from 9 to 12 June 2020 on YouTube. The program will cover intellectual property issues, streaming and online piracy, digital signatures, e-commerce, fintech and cybercrime, among other topics. Some speakers are Joel Gómez Treviño, Salvador Camacho, Lucía Cantera, Daiana Pereira, and David Oliva.

The Latin Alternative Music Conference will be held online from 9 to 13 June 2020. Panels, workshops, and showcases are all part of the program. Some speakers are Rocio Guerrero (Amazon Music), Jorge Mejia (Sony Music), Jordi Puig (Ocesa), Elsa Yep (Universal Music), Emily Simonitsch (Live Nation), Pablo Rodríguez (BMG), Monica Herrera Damashek (Spotify), Michelle Garcia (Deezer), Ady Harley (Facebook/Instagram), and Noel Nuez (TikTok). The program is available here.

Meanwhile, the webinar Intellectual Property in the time of COVID-19 (in Portuguese) will also take place on 9 June 2020. The event is organized by the law firm ClarkeModet. The speakers are Claudio Castanheira, Gilberto Medeiros Ribeiro, and Douglas Oliveira.

On 10 June 2020, the following webinars are scheduled:

On 11 June 2020, the Latin America IPR Helpdesk will hold the webinar Intellectual Property in Argentina: Tips for Protecting and Managing your IPRs in Unprecedented Times (in English). The speakers are Mariano Riccheri and Elis Salis.

On the same day, it will take place the webinar Making your Business Digital: How Intellectual Property can Help you, which is organized by WIPO and ABPI. The event will be held in English with simultaneous translation to Portuguese. The speakers are Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta (ABPI), José Graça Aranha (WIPO), Laurent Manderieux (TIPSA), and Eldar Haber (Faculty of Law of the University of Haifa). Filipe Fonteles will moderate the session.

On 12 June 2020, the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) will hold the webinar ASIPI / INTA Study on the Economic Impact of Trademarks in Latin America - Possible Consequences of the Pandemic. The speakers are Marcela Cristini and Guillermo Bermudez. The hosts are Elisabeth Siemsen and Etienne Sanz de Acedo. The webinar will be moderated by Matías Noetinger and José Luis Londoño. Register here.


FIDE announced the Legal Management Summer Program will be held online from 23 June to 9 July 2020. The program is addressed to partners, managing partners and attorneys at law firms in Spain and Latin American countries, as well as directors and in-house legal counsels.

The LMSP aims to create a hub of professionals from Spain, LATAM and North America. The program will cover legal project management, process improvement, big data, disruptive technologies, business development in LATAM, robots and employment law, among other topics.

The sessions will be instructed in Spanish. Apply before 20 June 2020. More information can be reviewed here and here.


Did you miss some events held the last week? The following are still available on-demand:

If you have a craving for more, review the full list of events here!

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo