Bolivia signed the Hague Apostille Convention, which entered into force on May 7, 2018. Simplifies requirements for international filers and eases evidence formalities.

Very famous trademarks may become victims of their own success. Read on to find out what CrossFit is doing to protect its trademark.

In Consolidated Artists B.V. v. Marroquinera S.A. the IP Office held that a combination of two registered marks resulting in a confusingly similar mark is not subject to registration.

Venezuela gets hit by hyperinflation exchange rates that reduce trademark registration fees from more than US $3000 to cents of a dollar. The IP Office suspends the collection until new regulations are issued.

Colombia IP Office decides that evidence that was not enough to prove use in one class is enough to prove the mark is famous, so there is still a risk of confusion.