The best Lusophone representation

The best Lusophone representation

Inventa International is established in all the jurisdictions covered by the Lusophone Nations, namely Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Macao, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome & Principe and Timor Leste.
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Premium IP services in Africa

Premium IP services in Africa

Inventa International is established in a number of locations throughout mainland Africa and its islands. We also have a great network of local representatives in countries where we don't operate directly.
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IP Protection in the EU

IP Protection in the EU

Inventa International is specialised in the protection of Community Trademarks (CTM), Registered Community Designs (RCD) and European Patents (EP), including the upcoming European Unitary Patent.
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Innovation, Our Passion

Innovation, Our Passion

Protecting your Intellectual Property is what we most treasure. You can trust us all of your creations and innovative ideas, including Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Copyright and Domain Names.
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Global Network

Global Network

Inventa International is established in several countries and works with associated offices all over the world. Our representatives will take care of your Intellectual Property according to each country's law.
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Inventa International Celebrating 40 YearsInventa International specialises in Intellectual Property (IP) protection, including Trademarks, Patents, Designs, Copyrights and Domain Names. We advise clients on national and international searches and registrations, licenses and commercial transactions, enforcement, litigation and maintenance of all kinds of IP Rights.

Founded in 1970, and holding a growing network of offices and local representatives, Inventa International provides specialist IP services for clients all around the world, with special emphasis throughout the E.U., Africa and the Lusophone Countries.

USA: Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo sued over “CR7” trademark

USA: Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo sued over “CR7” trademark

Real Madrid’s forward player is being sued by Christopher Renzi, an American citizen of Rhode Island, over the three characters “CR7” trademark which stands for the player’s name and jersey number and is closely linked to his reputation and star power.

Renzi’s holds a “CR7” trademark, to identify clothes, which was granted in 2009 by the USPTO. Since this fact Renzi has received cease and desist communications from Ronaldo’s representatives, who have also filed a petition to have Renzi’s trademark canceled claiming that this is an attempt to trade on Ronaldo’s fame and reputation given that “CR7” will always be linked to the player and increase sales.

Korea joins the Hague System for International Design Registrations

Korea joins the Hague System for International Design Registrations

On the 31st of March, 2014, the Korean Intellectual Property Office joined the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs. This Agreement came into effect on the 1st of July of 2014, and from now on, users of this Agreement can designate the Republic of Korea in an international design application.

Nigeria launch an e-Copyright 'Registration' System

Nigeria launch an e-Copyright 'Registration' System

On Friday July 25, was finally launched the Nigerian e-Copyright Registration System (NeCRS). This new online registration system is totally new in Africa and came into force at 1st of August. The portal can be accessed via the Commissions (colocar website).

According to the Director General of the Comission “The Nigeria e-copyright Registration System which is the first in Africa offers an avenue to upscale the existing data collection initiative of the commission”.

P&G announces to drop around 100 brands

P&G announces to drop around 100 brands

The American multinational company Procter&Gamble recently announced that it will be reducing its trademark portfolio in almost 100 trademarks in order to reduce costs and focus on its most important product lines. The business plan, set for the next two years, was based on the premise that less is more.

P&G, known for its brand portfolio covering areas such as pet foods, cleaning agents, and personal care products, will strategically abandon close to a hundred trademarks in order to focus on the remaining portfolio with the aim of empowering brands already being marketed.