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How much does it costs to register a trademark in Bolivia?

Any business in development, as we already know, involves many expenses. One thing we are going to repeat over and over and should be considered as essential is: before investing money in any advertising/marketing campaign, the first basic step is to evaluate and register the trademark representing our business.

Due to the great interest about Latin America’s economies and the numerous inquiries we receive, we are going to issue of practicality: how much it costs to register a trademark in Bolivia.

Because of the economic crisis, we are facing a big European capitals escape, especially from Spain, towards LATAM regions which are addressing the current financial uncertainty by increasing their internal and regional markets.

Recently, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has placed Bolivia as the leader growing country in South America: a fact that makes it an attractive investment focus.

The first step that a company wishing to export to this region should consider is to evaluate the viability of protecting its trademark in Bolivia.

Here comes into play the key role of an official Patent and Trademark agency for a proper trademark registration in Bolivia. There are several reasons, among which:

  • The knowledge of how to locate and evaluate the existence of prior rights might be vital for the success of the trademark registration in the region of interest.
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2019-04-19T06:20:14+02:00Categories: Trademarks|Tags: , |

New domain extensions for important trademarks

ICANN shall approve on monday the creation of new domain extensions “customized” for the most important trademarks. Each extension will cost u$s 185.000.

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ICANN is about to change the allocation of internet domain. On Monday, the agency has scheduled a board meeting in Singapore, where it will try to create a new domain extension “customized”.

So far, there are 22 generic domain extensions (TLDs, or class) as the well-known .com, .net, .gob and .info, and more than 250 regional ones, which identify specific countries such as: .com.ar, .com.mx, .com.uy or cl.

To this list, ICANN would be adding several hundred more, following the request of the interested. The idea is that the famoues trademarks and mayor organizations (with more purchasing power), may be able to register the extension that better defines them, for example: .cocacola, .toyota or .microsoft.