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Colombia

  • International Country Code:

    CO
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT -05:00
  • Currency:

    Colombian peso (COP)

Industrial Design registration in Colombia

Colombia
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  • Design fees

Fees associated with filing industrial design application in Colombia as well as other design fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Multiple design application

Multiple design applications are possible in Colombia.

  • Minimum filing requirements in Colombia

- The identification of the applicant(s) and/or the designer(s) along with their addresses and nationality;
- a sample of the product incorporating the design, its photograph or graphical representation. In the case of three-dimensional designs, it is necessary to submit the side, upper, lower, frontal, rear and perspective views;
- products to which the design applies and their class.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

A copy of a Power of Attorney signed by the legal representative of an applicant must be provided within 30 working days from notice. The legalisation is not required.

  • Priority document

It is necessary to provide a certified copy of the priority document translated into Spanish within nine months following the priority application date.

  • Assignment deed

If the applicant is not the creator of an industrial design a non-legalized Assignment Deed must be provided within 30 days from issuance of the Official Action.

  • Examination of a design application in Colombia

The substantive examination of a Colombian design application is not required.

  • Grace period

If the disclosure of the information on the industrial design has been made by the applicant, inventor or assignee, third party who have obtained information from applicant, inventor or assignee and national office disclosure in contravention of rules 6 months before filing date or, if priority is claimed before the priority date it will not disprove the novelty of a Colombian design application.

  • Validity term

The validity term of an industrial design registration in Colombia is ten years from the date of filing. This term is not renewable.

  • Grant and patent maintenance

There is neither official grant fee nor annual fees are stipulated.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

Foreigners must perform the design prosecution in Colombia through a Colombian patent attorney at law.

  • What can be registered

The particular appearance of a product that results from any arrangement of lines or combination of colours, or any two-dimensional or three-dimensional outward shape, line, outline, form, texture, or material, without the intended use or purpose of the said product being thereby changed are registrable as an industrial design in Colombia.

  •  Note

Online Database for Colombian Design Search.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by ARAMBURO RESTREPO ABOGADOS on 24.01.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Colombian IP Laws

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