On October 26, 2016, the SIC, representing Colombia, handed over the Presidency of the Network of Consumer Safety and Health (RCSS, for its acronym in Spanish) of the Organization of American States (OAS) to the National Directorate of C

The SIC launched the campaign named "One gallon is one gallon", which aims to ensure that Service Stations (EDS, for its acronym in Spanish) provide consumers a precise and accurate measure in the supply of fuel.

The fourth version of the “International Congress on Free Competition” successfully concluded in Barranquilla. This event was organized by the SIC and was held on November 17-18, 2016.

The Superintendent of Industry and Commerce, Pablo Felipe Robledo Del Castillo, installed on November 3, 2016, the “Congress on Advertising and Law”, which was organized by this Entity in Bogotá city.

On October 27, 2016, in the context of the Mexico's State visit to Colombia made by the President of that country (Mr.

In September 2016, the SIC participated this year in the “Global Privacy Sweep”, activity that is annually leaded by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN).

Mrs. Liliana Cruz Pinzón, Coordinator of the Merger Working Group of the SIC, participated in the “2017 ICN Merger Workshop”, which took place in Washington D.C., United States.

Durante el año 2015 se solicitaron 2.242 patentes ante la Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio (SIC). De ellas, 321 fueron presentadas por residentes colombianos y 1.921 por no residentes.

Aumentaron las solicitudes de patentes en Colombia

De acuerdo con la Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio, las solicitudes de patentes de invención en el primer semestre de 2016 aumentaron en un 95% con relación al mismo periodo del año anterior.