TRADEMARKS

CHILE

GDP: $298,231 BILLION
IMPORTS: $86,487 BILLION
POPULATION: 18,729,160
TOTAL AREA: 756,096.3 KM2
CURRENCY: CHILEAN PESO ($) (CLP)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: SPANISH

WIPO-administered Treaties:

Contracting Party of the Paris Convention: YES.

Contracting Party of the Madrid System: NO.

Patent Prosecution Highway:

.

Trade Mark Law in force:

Industrial Property Law No. 19.039.

Last modification by Regulatory Decree No. 20569 of 6 February 2012.

Classification:

Nice classification, 11th edition.

Multiclass Applications:

Possible.

Registrable trade marks:

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 legalisation and no notarisation required) 60 working days after the official request.

• Copy of priority application (in colour) and its translation into Spanish within 90 days from filing.

Examination:

Absolute grounds for refusal: YES.

Relative grounds for refusal: YES.

Opposition period:

30 working 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.

Renewal terms:

6 months prior to renewal date.

Grace period: 6 months

Link to Trade Mark Office:

http://www.inapi.cl/

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