IMPORTS: $12,768 BILLION
TOTAL AREA: 21,040 KM2
CURRENCY: UNITED STATES DOLLAR ($) (USD)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: SPANISH
Contracting Party of the Paris Convention: YES.
Contracting Party of the Hague System: NO.
Intellectual Property Law 1993.
Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:
Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments-available:
Formal filing requirements:
Graphic representation of the design.
Payment of official fee.
Classification of the design.
YES, up to 12 months.
Registration Proceeding Outline:
Filing. Publication. Oppositions. Decision.
YES, although it is not formal. Observations must be filed within 60 days from publication.
Average time from filing to grant:
Term of Protection and Maintenance:
10 years from filing date. No maintanenance fees applicable. No extensions available.