Patents must always be new, ingenious and industrializable inventions, but sometimes they are also surprising. Continue reading Surprising patents
The video game industry, valued at $120 billion by 2019, has most, if not all, of its value in intellectual property. Continue reading Seriously playing around
One of the most successful trilogies in recent times began in a fanfiction blog, where the author, inspired by another series of books, narrated over-the-top love fantasies frequently reaching a censored tone. This is how in fiction, a vampire became … Continue reading Fanfic: Original?
Art, in its various forms, gives us countless characters adored, loved, hated, and forgotten. Some manage to go beyond the universe in which they were initially created and achieve protection under intellectual property. A character can become exclusive thanks to … Continue reading Exclusive characters
Music transmits emotions, exalts any experience, and enriches any content. Thanks to these attributes, we are tempted to include music in our content when we create videos, applications, video games, advertisements, publications, and so on. Before making use of any … Continue reading Music synchronization
The story usually begins when someone publishes a content of cultural origin that triggers a reaction from the public, a community, or a group. This happens across multiple areas such as fashion, music, film, and art. Cultural appropriation happens when … Continue reading Cultural appropriation
Social media, as a great content dissemination platform, can be friends or foes of your Intellectual Property. Of course, it all depends on how you handle them. Each social media has its own procedure, here are a few of them: … Continue reading Intellectual Property in social media
The simple answer: you register your Intellectual Property wherever you will use it. First, you identify what type of registration corresponds to your intangible property. Second, identify whether your market or audience will be local, national, regional, or global. 1. … Continue reading Where do I register my Intellectual Property?
Building on my previous post on “Choose Your Trademark,” let us explore more about the descriptive or generic trademark. On the one hand, the descriptive trademark is the one that describes in part or in whole the product or service … Continue reading The obvious trademark
If you make original photos, your work may be protected under copyright law. This protection grants moral and economic rights over the photograph. The original photo … Continue reading Protect your photo – Dominican Republic
Where and how a product is made means an added value in itself. Recognizing the importance of these attributes the appellation of origin focuses on protecting … Continue reading Appellation of origin – Dominican Republic
High market value is usually the main goal of products and services providers. Quality or certain properties distinguish them from others and causes a positive impression to the … Continue reading Certification Mark – Dominican Republic
As for many things in life, being famous may offer plenty advantages for a distinctive sign (trademark, trade name, slogan, logo…) The Dominican Republic legislation considers … Continue reading The greatness of being famous – Dominican Republic
To know your rights as a trademark holder is as important as to know your limits. When you exercise the protection over your registered trademark please bear … Continue reading How far can I go with my registered trademark? – Dominican Republic
Aceptando la idea (la cual no debe ser muy difícil) que tú tienes al frente de tus ojos activos con valor, debes preguntarte: ¿Qué debe ser protegido? Solo para mencionar algunos: Signos que identifican tu negocio, producto/servicio, establecimiento… Nuevo producto … Continue reading Mide tu valor intelectual
El registro de marca en la República Dominicana es un proceso de cuatro pasos: aplicación, examen, publicación de la aplicación y certificado de registro. Paso 1: Aplicación.- Una solicitud por escrito especificando el signo, la clasificación de los productos y servicios (Clasificación … Continue reading Registro de marca en República Dominicana