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03 May 2021
Who may register a trademark in Peru?
What documents are required to register a trademark in Peru?
With which requirements must a trademark comply to be eligible for registration in Peru?
What happens after a party files a trademark application in Peru?
How long does the trademark application process take in Peru?
For how long are trademark registrations effective in Peru?
Are unregistered trademarks protected in Peru?
Any natural or legal person may register a trademark in Peru.
If the trademark application procedure is conducted by an agent, a power of attorney is required with a simple signature and no formalities.
Signs with the following characteristics cannot be registered as trademarks:
After this stage, if the trademark meets all of the above requirements, it is published within approximately 15 days. There is then a 30-day period during which third parties may file oppositions to the trademark. If no oppositions are filed, the Peruvian Trademark Office will issue a resolution to grant or refuse the application.
The trademark application process takes between five and six months.
Trademark registrations are effective for 10 years.
Unregistered trademarks are not protected.
For further information on this topic please contact Oscar Mago at OMC Abogados & Consultores by telephone (+51 1 628 1238) or email (email@example.com). The OMC Abogados & Consultores website can be accessed at omcabogados.com.pe.
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