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The Director of the Department of New Creations participated in a Workshop called “Marca País”

The Director of the Department of New Creations participated in a Workshop called “Marca País”

Mr. José Luis Salazar López, Director of the Department of New Creations of the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce, participated in the Workshop "Marca País” organized by the Andean Community of Nations (CAN, for its acronym in Spanish), in the framework of its Andean Ad Hoc Intellectual Property Committee (CAAPI, for its acronym in Spanish), which took place in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, between May 30th and June 3th, 2017.

Mr. Salazar was invited to participate as exhibitor to present the Colombian experience in the legal protection of the Trademark “Colombia”. Likewise, he will tell the particularities of the Decision 486 of the Andean Community and its impact in the Colombian Industrial Property System, which incorporates novelties in the field of patents and trademarks that could be useful to other regional peers.

This meeting was a great opportunity to make contributions consistent with the Colombian patent regime, to positively project the country's experience and to defend Colombian regional interests.

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