Intellectual property protection in Peru

Intellectual property system in Peru

1. Peru general info

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered by Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. The capital is Lima. The Peruvian population is multiethnic and is estimated at 31.2 million. Peru is a Presidential representative democratic republic divided into 25 regions. It is a developing country with a high Human Development Index score.

International Country Code: PE

Time zone: UTC–5                           

Currency: Peruvian nuevo sol (PEN)

Brief information about Patent registration in Peru (non-PCT)

Brief information about Patent registration in Peru (PCT national phase)

Brief information about Trademark registration in Peru

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Peru

2. IP Legal Base in Peru

Decision 486 of the Andean Community Commission establishing the Common Regime on Industrial Property
Resolution approving the Complementary Provisions to Decision 486 of the Andean Community Commission establishing the Common Regime on Industrial Property
Regulation on the Organization and Functions (ROF) of the National Institute for Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI)
Copyright Law

3. International organizations/agreements

Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Trademark Law Treaty
Patent Cooperation Treaty
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
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
WIPO Copyright Treaty
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations

4. Patent Office Contact Details

The National Institute for the Defense of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi)
Calle de la Prosa 104
San Borja, Lima Sur
Phone: +51 1 224 7777
Fax: +51 1 224 7800 (ext. 1715)
Email: sacreclamo@indecopi.gob.pe    
www.indecopi.gob.pe

5. IP registration costs

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


Brief summary is based on the information provided by Estudio Colmenares & Asociados on 30/11/2017
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Peruvian IP Laws

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