IMPORTS: $75.7 BILLION
POPULATION: 17,76 MILLION
TOTAL AREA: 756,096.3 Km2
CURRENCY: PESO (CLP)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: SPANISH
Contracting Party of the Paris Convention: YES
Contracting Party of the Hague System: NO
Chilean Law 19.039
Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:
Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments- available:
Formal filing requirements:
Identification of the applicant and the designer. Assignment document. Priority document, when applicable. Specifications. Drawings. Power of Attorney
Not part of the Locarno Agreement contracting parties, but Locarno Classification used in practice.
Yes. 18 months.
Registration Proceeding Outline:
Filing. Preliminary examination. Publication. Examination Request. Examiner's report. Decision.
Yes. Within a 45 working days term from the publishing date. Cancellation is also possible, within 5 years from granting
Average time from filing to grant:
Around 3 years
Term of Protection and Maintenance:
10 years counted from the date of the application. No renewal is possible. A maintenance tax payment needs to be made however five years after the filing date.