Artificial Intelligence in the Fashion Industry
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Artificial Intelligence in the Fashion Industry

Artificial Intelligence (AI) enables us to perform various tasks automatically, effectively, safely, comfortably, and quickly. Its use has revolutionized various companies, which is raising certain concerns to determine if Intellectual Property laws in El Salvador provide adequate legal protection for works created through AI. Regarding the fashion industry, it evolves rapidly, and the use of…

Consortium Legal appoints new partners in Costa Rica
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Consortium Legal appoints new partners in Costa Rica

With great enthusiasm, Consortium Legal is pleased to announce the appointment of Fabiola Sáenz Quesada and Roy Ramos Morales as practice partners in Costa Rica. This promotion follows the firm’s career development plan, growth strategy, and ongoing commitment to providing the highest standard of quality in each service we deliver to our clients. This elevates…

Steamboat Willie truly enters the public domain
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Steamboat Willie truly enters the public domain

In recent days, news has emerged that, as of January 1, 2024, the smiling Mickey Mouse has entered the public domain. This character is known for being the first Mickey to appear on the small screen in the 1928 short film Steamboat Willie: This is significant news considering the economic value that this character represents…

Video games and Intellectual Property in Costa Rica
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Video games and Intellectual Property in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican legal framework, in conjunction with copyright law, places video games in a category analogous to computer programs or cinematographic works. However, neither of these classifications is suitable for comprehensively covering and safeguarding the elements that make them stand out as a complete creation in themselves without the need to fragment the work…

Regulatory compliance for the commercialization of regulated products in Central America
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Regulatory compliance for the commercialization of regulated products in Central America

Regulatory compliance for the commercialization of products in Central America involves a series of regulations and requirements established by the countries of the region with the objective of guaranteeing the safety, quality and legality of the products that are made available to the market. Each country has its specific regulations, but there are some general…

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Opportunities in El Salvador
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence: Challenges and Opportunities in El Salvador

Our present time is in constant evolution and Artificial Intelligence (AI) has demonstrated its ability to revolutionize entire industries and improve our quality of life in many aspects. In our global interconnectedness, it is a reality that organizations are already working on implementing AI for various purposes, including improving processes and the way they do…

Fashion protection in the light of Intellectual Property and its considerations in Costa Rica
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Fashion protection in the light of Intellectual Property and its considerations in Costa Rica

Intellectual Property is divided into two main areas, copyright and industrial property. To see them applied to the fashion industry, both within the national and international context, we will be addressing each of them in greater depth. The fashion industry has the particularity that garments can be protected through the applied work of art (belonging…

Extension for entry into force of Salvadoran Technical Regulation
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Extension for entry into force of Salvadoran Technical Regulation

Dear friends and clients: According to the Publication in the Official Gazette dated May 18 of this year, the Executive Body in the branch of economy by means of Executive Agreement Number 433, the National Quality Council (CNC) announced the approval of the new one-year extension for the entry into force of the Salvadoran Technical…

Border Measures and Exhaustion of Rights (original products) in Honduras
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Border Measures and Exhaustion of Rights (original products) in Honduras

Border Measures (FM) are temporary measures designed to prevent the importation or exportation of goods that infringe the rights of a trademark holder and allow the suspension of customs activity and the removal or confiscation of the infringing merchandise. The objective of FMs is to suspend the clearance of counterfeit or “pirated” goods that infringe…

Law for the promotion of innovation and manufacturing technologies in El Salvador
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Law for the promotion of innovation and manufacturing technologies in El Salvador

By: Suzanne de Tablas The “Law for the Promotion of Innovation and Manufacturing of Technologies” was recently approved by the deputies of the Legislative Assembly with 69 votes in favor. The purpose of this law is the following: Contribute to the economic growth and sustainable development of El Salvador. Accelerate innovation and technological manufacturing such…

The influence of Intellectual Property and the challenges it faces
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The influence of Intellectual Property and the challenges it faces

By: Gabriel Castillo Every April 26th is celebrated worldwide as Intellectual Property Day. This celebration was officially established in the year 2000, however, its raison d’être dates back much earlier. The celebration was decreed by the United Nations and was particularly set aside on April 26, taking into consideration the date on which the WIPO…

Apps as a means of business development and its proper protection against competitors in Nicaragua
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Apps as a means of business development and its proper protection against competitors in Nicaragua

By: Gabriel Castillo Osuna. An application, better known as “app” (plural “apps”) for its abbreviation of the English term “application”, is a computer program or software designed for a specific purpose, which can be downloaded to a cell phone or other electronic devices such as a tablet, desktop or laptop, to name a few examples….