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Red Servi and IBG, well-known trademarks

By Vera Abogados - 19/09/2022

The Superintendence of Industry and Commerce of Colombia (SIC) recognized a total of 52 well-known marks during the first half of 2022.

The factors that the SIC took into account to declare the notoriety of the trademarks were:

-Sales numbers.
-Investment in advertising.
-Intensity of use.
-Knowledge of the mark by the market.

At request VERA ABOGADOS, two trademarks have been recognized as well-know:

-Red Servi, a logistics company.
-IBG, a home accessories and furniture company.

A well-know mark is ecognised by a large fraction of the circles concerned with the production, sale or use of the goods in question and which is clearly perceived as indicating a particular origin of these product. An IP Office can refuse or cancel the registration, and to prohibit the use of a trademark which constitutes a reproduction, an imitation, or a translation, liable to create confusion, of a mark considered by the competent authority of the country of registration or use to be well-known. 

By Vera Abogados - 19/09/2022
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VERA ABOGADOS ASOCIADOS S.A.-, is a Colombian law firm with specialized lawyers, Founded more than 40 years ago, by Jorge E. Vera Vargas, Doctor in Law and Political Sciences of the La Gran Colombia University in Bogota D.C., Colombia. At present, with principal offices in the city of Bogota D.C., and offices in the cities of Cali, Medellin, Barranquilla, at national level, and at an international level in Ecuador and Panama.

The Firm is today a reference in the Andean Community, and it makes part of important international affiliations such as PRAGMA, EEIG. International Network of Law Firm, The International Trademark Association (INTA), Asociación Interamericana de Propiedad Industrial (ASIPI), Associação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual (ABPI), and the Chamber of Industrial Property Agents of the Republic of Argentina(CAPIRA).
 
VERA ABOGADOS ASOCIADOS S.A. offers professional services to prestigious Colombian and foreign companies in the following juridical areas: Industrial property, Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, New Technologies, Disloyal Competition, Commercial Practices, Sanitary Rights, Community Right, Administrative law, Tax Law, Corporate Right and Foreign Investment and Business Rights.
 
The Firm offers of equal way a service of integral consultancy in Foreign Commerce, Business administration, Finance and Accountancy. The team is made up of specialized lawyers in each of the workspaces and expert multilingual professionals (Spanish, English and French) that respond with efficiency and competitiveness to the needs and demands of our customers around the world.