In today’s global market, characterized by intense competition and constant presence of internet, is essential to define and to properly protect the intellectual identity of a business through an action of trademark registration in order to deal with possible abuses and falsifications by third parties.
Why choosing Protectia for the trademark registration in Colombia?
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Trademark registration in Colombia: the process
The process for a trademark in Colombia usually goes through four main steps:
The average duration of a trademark process in Colombia, including granting from the application to publication, generally is from 2 to 3 months in case oppositions are not filed, whereas it goes from 1 up to 2 years in case of existing oppositions and third parties appeals.
In case no opposition is filed, the trademark registration in Colombia is granted for a 10 years period from its application renewable for equal periods indefinitely.
Advices about trademark registration in Colombia
Usually, starting any type of business bring the inclination to focus the importance on advertising and marketing actions before to register the trademark, which could bring negative consequences.
Therefore, the first action should be the trademark registration.
On the other hand, it is good to know that for no-resident in Colombia is necessary having a legal representative in order to file the application of a trademark, and also for residents it is highly recommended. Protectia has legal representative of full capacities to register a trademark in Colombia, and to defend the interests of their clients before any action.