DESIGNS

PERU

GDP: $202,6 BILLION
IMPORTS: $42.13 BILLION
POPULATION: 30,97 MILLION
TOTAL AREA: 1,285,216 Km2
CURRENCY: NUEO SOL (PEN)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: SPANISH, QUECHUA, AYMARA
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WIPO-administered Treaties:

Contracting Party of the Paris Convention: YES
Contracting Party of The Hague System: NO

Applicable Law:

Decision 486 of the Andean Commission Community. Legislative Decree 1075

Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:

1 year

Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments- available:

No

Formal filing requirements:

Identification of applicant and designer. Name of the design. Graphic representation or photo. Type of products the design will be applied to. Assignment document, notarised and legalised by means of the Apostille or the Peruvian Consulate. Certified copy of priority application when applicable. Power of Attorney.

Locarno classification:

Yes

Deferred publication:

No

Registration Proceeding Outline:

Filing. Formal examination (no substantive examination, unless 3rd party request or obvious). Publication. Opposition. Decision

Opposition:

Yes. Before granting, within 30 days from the publication. Nullity proceedings are also available once the design is granted.

Average time from filing to grant:

8-12 months

Term of Protection and Maintenance:

10 years from the filing date. No renewal available

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