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Monday, 27 July 2020

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Upcoming events on this week and more!


The Intellectual Property Center of the Austral University will hold the master class Legal Aspects of Platform Applications (in Spanish) on 28 July 2020. The speaker is Darío Veltani. Attendance is free, but you need to register here

On 29 July 2020, the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI), the Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI), the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI Brazil) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are offering the webinar The Importance of the Role of the Industrial Property Agent in Brazil. The speakers are Alvaro Loureiro Oliveira (ABAPI), Luiz Edgard Montaury Pimenta (ABPI), Claudio Vilar Furtado (INPI Brazil), and José Graça Aranha (WIPO). Paulo Afonso Pereira will moderate the session. 

Meanwhile, the webinar Non-traditional Trademarks (in Spanish) will also take place on 29 July 2020. The event is organized by the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI). The speakers are Iliana Mier Hérnandez, Josúe Medina Campos and Mariana Vargas Macías. The moderator is Carolina Ponce. 

On the same day, it will be held the webinar Global Design Database: Practical Cases, which is organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). 

On 30 July 2020, the following webinars are scheduled: 
On 31 July 2020, the Peruvian National Institute for the Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI) and the National Association of Inventors of Peru (ASONIP) are offering the webinar Patent Oppositions (in Spanish). The speaker is Diego Ortega (INDECOPI). 


The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) is calling for submissions for the AIPPI Essay Prize

The theme of this year’s competition is COVID-19 and its impact on the world of IP. There are two prizes for AIPPI members and one for IP students. The first prize is 2,000 Swiss francs and complimentary registration for the AIPPI World Congress. The winners of the second and the student prize will receive 1,000 Swiss francs. The winning essays will be available on the AIPPI website. 

Complete submissions (the essay in English and the entry form) must be sent to publications@aippi.org before 1 September 2020 (5 pm CEST). Review here more information about the competition. 


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