First judgment on trademark infringement
The Superintendency of Industry and Commerce (SIC), in the exercise of their judicial functions, applied the first judgment in the process of trademark infringement.
On November 13 th, the SIC decided in the judicial process promoted by AGROCAMPO trademark infringement againstHARDWARE AGROCAMPO SA, owned by Manuel Vergara Corena. In the court ruling, the SIC found that the defendant infringedthe trademark rights of the trademark AGROCAMPO SAS, so consequently ordered the immediate cessation of any use of protected brands and force myself to awarding damages to the actor.
Apart from being the first ruling issued by the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce of Colombia in this area, it is necessary to emphasize the celerity of the agency to serve justice considering it took merely seven months from the filing of the complaint.