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.

SOUTH SUDAN: Trademark Registrations now accepted

SOUTH SUDAN: Trademark Registrations now accepted

Since the independence of South Sudan on 9 July 2011 the status of protection of Intellectual Property Rights is uncertain, particularly due to the ineffectiveness of the existing Sudanese registrations and the nonexistence of national law although there is a draft Trade Marks Bill in existence which is currently before Parliament.

In an attempt to reassure the investors and pending the implementation of the new legislation, the Ministry of Justice of South Sudan decided to accept applications for registrations of trademark at the Registrar of Companies, NGO's, Societies and Associations, guided by the Sudan Trade Marks Act of 1969.

Apple and Google agree to dismiss patents battle

Apple and Google agree to dismiss patents battle

The patent battle between Apple and Google seems to have finally come to an end.

One of the biggest lawsuits where Apple was involved on patents with Motorola Mobility Google came to an end by mutual agreement. The two companies have also agreed to work together in some of the pending patents.

In a joint statement issued in May 2014, the Apple and Motorola Mobility Google companies expressed their willingness to put an end to the litigation between them.

UK: Copyright Law allows the ripping of CD's and DVD's

UK: Copyright Law allows the ripping of CD's and DVD's

After a long legislative process, the UK is about to make legal the copying of original content to any media, eg CD, DVD, MP3 Player or Cloud, and also the change of its format.

The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has published a final version of the new exceptions to copyright, as part of changes designed to bring UK copyright law up to date for the digital age.

The Government has just released a consumer guide, summing up citizens’ new rights.
From the 1st of June, any British citizen in the eyes of the law may create copies of an album of music or a book (ebook) for personal use or for backup.

SPAIN: New Draft on Patents Law

SPAIN: New Draft on Patents Law

A new draft law on patents was approved by the Spanish Council of Ministers. The currently legislation comes from 1986 (Patent Law 11/1986), during of the accession of this country to the E.U., which needed to be modernized.

The main objective of the new patent law is to adapt its regulation to the main international patent systems and strengthen the Spanish patent grant procedure.