DESIGNS

EL SALVADOR

GDP: $25.16 BILLION
IMPORTS: $10.03 BILLION
POPULATION: 6,108 MILLION
TOTAL AREA: 21,040 KM2
CURRENCY: UNITED STATES DOLLAR (USD)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: SPANISH
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WIPO-administered Treaties:

Contracting Party of the Paris Convention: YES

Contracting Party of the Hague System: NO

Applicable Law:

Intellectual Property Law 1993

Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:

2 years

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

No

Formal filing requirements:

Applicant identification. Graphic representation of the design. Payment of official fee. Classification of the design. Brief description.

Locarno classification:

Yes

Publicación diferida:

Yes. Up to 12 months

Registration Proceeding Outline:

Filing. Publication. Oppositions. Decision

Oposición:

Yes, although it is not formal. Observations must be filed within 60 days as from publication

Average time from filing to grant:

6-9 months

Term of Protection and Maintenance:

10 years from filing date. No maintanenance fees applicable. No extensions available.

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