DESIGNS

PERU

GDP: $222,238 BILLION
IMPORTS: $53,337 BILLION
POPULATION: 31,989,256
TOTAL AREA: 1,285,216 KM2
CURRENCY: NUEO SOL (S/.) (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 requested by a third party). Publication. Opposition. Decision

Opposition:

YES. Before granting and within 30 days from publication. Nullity proceedings are also possible once the design is granted.

Average time from filing to grant:

8-12 months.

Term of Protection and Maintenance:

10 years. No maintenance fees are required to be paid.

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