Intellectual property protection in Chile

Intellectual Property in Chile

1. Chile general info

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes mountains to the East and the Pacific Ocean to the West. It borders Peru to the North, Bolivia to the Northeast, Argentina to the East, and the Drake Passage in the far South. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas and Easter Island.

International Country Code:  CL

Time zone:   UTC−3 and −5                               

Currency:    Chilean Peso (CLP)

See brief information about Patent registration in Chile (non-PCT)

See brief information about Patent registration in Chile (PCT national phase)

See brief information about Trademark registration in Chile

See brief information about Industrial Design registration in Chile

2. IP Legal Base in Chile

Law on Intellectual Property

3. International organizations/agreements

Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances
Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Trademark Law Treaty
Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
Patent Cooperation Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
WIPO Copyright Treaty
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

4. Patent Office Contact Details

National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)
Av. Libertador Bernardo O´Higgins 194, piso 1
Santiago
Phone: (56 2) 2 887 0400
Fax: (56 2) 2 887 0401
Email: inapi@inapi.cl
www.inapi.cl

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Chile are available in the fee calculator.


Brief summary is based on the information provided by Aguayo, Ecclefield & Martinez on 29/03/2017
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Chilean IP Laws

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