TRADEMARKS

CHILE

GDP: $258,1 BILLION
IMPORTS: $75.7 BILLION
POPULATION: 17,76 MILLION
TOTAL AREA: 756,096.3 Km2
CURRENCY: PESO (CLP)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: SPANISH
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WIPO-administered Treaties:

Contracting Party of the Paris Convention: YES
Contracting Party of the Madrid System: NO

Trademark Law in Force:

Industrial Property Law No. 19.039

Classification:

Nice classification, 10th edition

Multiclass Applications:

Possible.

Registrable Trademarks:

words, names and all distinctive and graphically representable signs as well as sound marks and slogans.

Formal filing requirements:

• Power of Attorney merely signed (no legalization and no notarization required) 30 days after the official request.
• Copy of priority application (in color) and its translation into Spanish within 90 days from filing.

Examination:

Absolute grounds for refusal: YES
Relative grounds for refusal: YES

Opposition period:

30 days from publication date.

Average time from filing to grant:

Approximately 8 months unless any obstacles were raised.

Term of protection:

10 years from the date of registration.

Use requirements:

NO

Grace period for renewal:

30 days.

Link to Trademark Office:

http://www.inapi.cl/

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