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Tuesday 18 August 2020

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Upcoming events on this week!


On 19 August 2020, the webinar Relevant topics regarding the new legislation on copyright (in Spanish) will be streamed on Facebook. The event is part of the Permanent Seminar on Intellectual Property 2020-2 (PSIP) which is organized by the Legal Research Institute (IIJ) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). The speaker is Hugo Contreras Lamadrid, Director General of the National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR). 

On the same day, the webinar Judging Intellectual Property - Interactions between Justice, Copyright and Industrial Property will be streamed on YouTube. The event is organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Brazilian Association of Industrial Property Agents (ABAPI), the National Justice Council of Brazil (CNJ) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil. The speakers are Marcia Maria N. de Barros (Federal Regional Court of Rio de Janeiro), José Carlos Costa Netto (Court of Justice of the State of São Paulo) and Richard Pae Kim (CNJ). The moderators are Marcelo Goyanes (ABAPI) and Heitor Figueiredo Sobral Torres (Ministry of Foreign Affairs). 

On 20 August 2020, it will take place the webinar: The new route of our Tequila, our Coffee, our Rum: a commercial perspective (in Spanish). The event is organized by the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI). Some experiences concerning the Tequila Regulatory Council (CRT), the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) and the National Association of Alcohol and Spirits Manufacturers (ANFAL, Guatemalan Rum) will be shared. The speakers are Ramón González Figueroa (CRT), Paola Romero (FNC), María Mercedes Sánchez (ANFAL) and María José Sánchez (FNC). Jorge Chávarro will moderate the session. 

The webinar Key aspects for investing in technology ventures (in Spanish) will also be held on 20 August 2020. The event is organized by the National Institute of Industrial Property of Chile (INAPI Chile). The speakers are Pamela Chávez and Pablo Fernández. Register here

On the same day, the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI) will hold the webinar Secondary Meaning, Vulgarization and the INPI (in Portuguese). The speakers are Carlos Eduardo Neves de Carvalho, Silvia Rodrigues (INPI) and Lelio Schmidt. Register here

Last but not least, the webinar Guide to WIPO Services for the .CN and .中国 (China) ccTLD will take place on 20 August 2020. The event is organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The webinar will address the basic aspects of filing “.CN” and “.中国” domain name complaints against cybersquatters. 


Did you miss some events held the last week? The following are still available on-demand: 
  • 12 August. Webinar: Indigenous Communities and Copyright (in Spanish), organized by the National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR). Speakers: Hugo Contreras Lamadrid (INDAUTOR), Juan Miguel Ruiz Pérez (INDAUTOR) and Nancy Clara Vásquez García (Äats hilando caminos). 
  • 12 - 13 August. Webinar: Intellectual Property as a tool for promoting the national identity of countries (in Spanish), organized by the Latin American School of Intellectual Property (ELAPI). Some speakers are Ronald Gastello (INDECOPI), Ray Meloni (INDECOPI), María José Lamus (SIC Colombia), José Andrés Tinajero (SENADI Ecuador), Silvana Sánchez (SENAPI Bolivia), and Luis José Diez Canseco Núñez (Technological University of Peru). 
  • 13 August. Webinar: Ratification of the Nagoya Protocol - First Impressions* (in Portuguese), organized by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI). Speakers: Professor Bráulio Dias (University of Brasilia) and Ana Paula Viana (Natura). Moderators: Luiz Ricardo Marinello and Alex Gonçalves de Almeida. 
* The webinar details were added to the page “Events” on the IPTango website after the weekly article was published. 

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

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Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo

Verónica Rodríguez Arguijo