News of 2020

20.10.20

Amendment project to the Patent Law

Amendment project to the Patent Law

On September , a bill was presented in in Uruguay, that includes the amendment to article 99 of patent law No. 17,164, in force since 1999, with the objective that the patentee can take action against those infringements that have occurred between the publication of the request and the granting of the same.

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15.10.20

Uruguay at the digital forefront

Uruguay at the digital forefront

The Electronic Government Development Index, prepared by the United Nations, aims to analyze the performance of the states of almost 200 countries in the provision of online services, as well as the quantity and quality of telecommunications networks and human capital destined for this purpose.

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03.07.20

Flexibility of fiscal residence in Uruguay

Flexibility of fiscal residence in Uruguay

In recent days, the Uruguayan Executive Branch published a Decree that establishes certain guidelines that facilitate and make more flexible for foreigner to obtain the fiscal residence in Uruguay. It is worth clarifying that a bill is also being drafted in this regard and will be sent to Parliament shortly.

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17.03.20

CORONAVIRUS: ITS EFFECTS ON THE WORKING RELATIONSHIP

CORONAVIRUS: ITS EFFECTS ON THE WORKING RELATIONSHIP

We are living days of great uncertainty, exposed to a lot of information that is not always correct and also varies every hour, that makes that any approach to the issue of Coronavirus (Covid-19) should be approached with great caution, responsibility and also clarifying that because it is in continuous evolution, it is impossible to ensure that the solution we give today to a specific situation, remains the same tomorrow, within a week or much less in a month.

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07.01.20

Amendment to the Copyright Law

Amendment to the Copyright Law

On December 18, the Senate in Uruguay approved the amendment to the Copyright Law, which extends the period of post-mortem protection from 50 to 70 years, thus bringing the local regulations in line with those of Europe, United States and the rest of Latin America (with the exception of Bolivia).

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