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Antitrust ans Consumer Protection
The Colombian Patent Office, part of the Superintendence of Commerce and Industry (SIC), issued Resolution #3719 in 2016 which took effect on February 3, 2016. Its purpose is to standardize and define policies related to divisional applications and technical aspects in patent matters.
In Circular Externa Number 002 from November 3, 2015, the Superintendence of Commerce and Industry set up the Registro Nacional de Bases de Datos (RNBD, national database record). Guidelines were established for the responsible parties to process the RNBD registration of personal databases that include: personal information, legal entities of a private nature registered by the Chamber of Commerce, and companies with both public and private funding.