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IP Office achieves record number of trademarks

By Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counselors - 07/02/2018
IP Office achieves record number of trademarks

The Paraguayan Intellectual Property Office (Dinapi) achieved a record number of trademark registrations in 2017 with 18.606 registrations, a new yearly increase, according to a January presentation reported by Última Hora.

During the presentation Héctor Balmaceda. Director of Observance at Dinapi, valued the "great work of all the people from the IP Office in order to respond to massive applications for trademark registrations filed in 2017".

Balmaceda also stressed the IP seizure operations carried out by Dinapi last year, where seized counterfeited and smuggled products counted for a total value of nearly USD 29 million. "Several types of merchandise was confiscated by national authorities in conjunction with Dinapi, but mainly electronics products and accessories for cell phones", Balmaceda highlighted. 

By Berkemeyer Attorneys & Counselors - 07/02/2018
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