Catherine Jelinek demonstrates its competence in licensing to renew your credential Certified Licensing Professional

Recently Catherine Jelinek, General Manager of CREATECH, It renewed for three years their credentials as Certified Licensing ProfessionalTM (CLP). Program that was initiated in 2008 on the initiative of Licensing Executives Society (LES) United States and Canada to recognize professionals who have demonstrated their experience and competence in intellectual property licensing, they are committed to the professional development and the achievement of skills and knowledge necessary to perform their duties at the highest level of quality.     Read more …


Support for those who want to license, among the novelties of the seminar of WIPO and INAPI international patenting systems

Seminar of international patenting. Photo courtesy of INAPI

The National Institute of intellectual property (INAPI) and the world intellectual property organization (WIPO for its acronym in English), with the cooperation of the European Patent Office (EPO for its acronym in English) and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC), they organized the "International patenting strategies seminar". The event was held the 9 June in the center of innovation Anacleto Angelini of the PUC and attended the Samanta Elgueta and Susana Labra, CREATECH markets and technologies executives. The seminar was composed of four lectures that addressed different issues related to both international and national patents.     Read more …


Licensing Activity Survey FY2015: A look at the University technology transfer in United States

AUTM technology transfer cycle. Image made by AUTM.

AUTM technology transfer cycle. Image made by AUTM.

Year after year, from 1991, the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) performs the "Licensing Activity Survey", study through which data of the annual activity of technology transfer carried out by universities in the United States are delivered. This year, in its version number 25, We will review the highlights of the study.

To contextualize, notably, in the last 25 years, They reported more than 380 thousand innovations to the offices of technology transfer from universities in United States, they were more than 206 thousand patent applications, emitting more than 84 thousand patents in United States. The revenue by licensing exceed the USD 37 thousand million. These licensed innovations became more of 10 thousand new products introduced to the market. Is created near 11.000 start up companies.     Read more …


Salmon farming innovations allow the constant challenges of the industry

2016-08-31The aquaculture industry is constantly facing challenges related to production, the relationship with the communities and the environment. Two clear examples of this are the Bloom algae affecting the Chilean Salmon industry, that earlier this year resulted in the loss of, some 40 thousand tons of salmon; and sea lice epidemic (Caligus rogercresseyi) or caligus affecting mainly Scottish and Norwegian producers. The losses, due to this epidemic resulted in an increase of the 16% in the price of Salmon in Britain, also affecting the sector of restaurants; While in Norway it was estimated that the costs for this cause were around USD 600 million. Is therefore that the advances that may exist in the field of innovations in this sector are quite relevant. We will show some of them below.     Read more …


BREXIT: Innovation challenges, Intellectual property and trade

2016-07-19The 24 June, they knew the outcome of the referendum in which the British voted to decide on their stay in the European Union (EU). With the 52% of the votes, BREXIT, the option to leave the EU imposed on the option of staying. Since that time there has been speculation with possible consequences in various aspects which the BREXIT can bring, not only for UK and European Union, but for the rest of the world.

In general, opinions agree that uncertainty is causing more damage, the picture is not clear. So far United Kingdom has had the greatest impact, with the fall of the pound and the stock market, at least the first few days. But how affect this to America Latina??, What happen will with trade agreements?, What happen will with r & d and intellectual property programs?, will remain the official language English? We will review these and other questions here.     Read more …


Summer School WIPO on intellectual property is conducted in Santiago with the participation of CREATECH

Macarena Navas along with participants of the Summer School WIPO-Chile. Photo courtesy Macarena Navas.

Macarena Navas along with participants of the Summer School WIPO-Chile. Photo courtesy Macarena Navas.

Between the 25 January and the 5 February was held in Santiago the Summer School WIPO-Chile on intellectual property, organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in collaboration with the National Institute of Industrial property in Chile (INAPI). The training was attended by Macarena Navas, CREATECH technologies Executive, with whom we spoke about the relevance of the course and the highlight of this.

The course brought together a 40 people, most lawyers, but also at offices of engineers of transfer and licensing, among others. He presented 35 talks, with national and international exhibitors, experts in different areas related to intellectual property and Industrial property, topics covered in different ways. The first week the talks focused on broadly enter the tracks, to make way for a single deepening of these, as also explanations of the functions fulfilled by each entity such as WIPO and INAPI, existing treaties of patent and trademark registration. The second week focused mostly on the above applications with issues related to what is patentable, patent search, Copyright, specific cases to finish the course with a practical exercise.     Read more …


Representatives of the ecosystem of the invention and innovation meet at the 1st Congress of inventors of Chile

Jaime Vergara and Patrick Ibarra, of SCIDesign, along with his invention light Piano, at the fair of inventors. Photo: CREATECH

Jaime Vergara and Patrick Ibarra, of SCIDesign, along with his invention light Piano, at the fair of inventors. Photo: CREATECH

The days 21 and 22 October was developed in Santiago de Chile, in units of SOFOFA the 1st Congress of inventors, organized by Foundation Inventaccion. The appointment, It brought together a large number of attendees, It was attended by governmental authorities, private institutions and persons linked to the ecosystem of the invention and innovation, as entrepreneurs, service providers, inventors and entrepreneurs.

The Congress was divided into five panels of conversation, three workshops, a Bank of minds and a small fair, in which entrepreneurs showed their innovations. Addressed issues related to patentability, technologies, prototypes and market, but especially, to innovation is, What was done at the time of obtaining an innovation so that it is not a good idea and what do the different agencies to help make a useful product for the people of innovation.     Read more …


INAPI itinerant workshop on international patent system is used with presence of CREATECH

2015-06-17At the beginning of June was held, in units of the National Institute of Industrial property (INAPI), the "Itinerant workshop on the international patent system: PCT, ePCT and EPO". This workshop was organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Inter-American Association of Industrial property (ASIPI), INAPI, the Chilean Association of intellectual property (ACHIPI) and the European Patent Office (EPO).     Read more …


INAPI and WIPO carry out intellectual property for journalists seminar

2015-05-22The day 13 may developed the Intellectual property for journalists seminar, organized by the world intellectual property organization (WIPO by its acronyms and English) and the National Institute of Industrial property in Chile (INAPI). The event was attended by around 20 professionals related to communication.

Welcome to the seminar was conducted by Maximiliano Santa Cruz, National Director of INAPI, who stressed that the protection of intellectual property (P.I.) It is a key tool for the development of countries. After his words five speakers from WIPO and INAPI exposed on various subjects related to intellectual property.     Read more …


WIPO patent drafting workshop held with the presence of CREATECH

In December of last year was held in Santiago de Chile the "workshop of drafting patents" issued by the world intellectual property organization, WIPO for its acronym in English, in collaboration with INAPI. The meeting was attended by entrepreneurs, inventors, workers from different enterprises and workers of INAPI.

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