Nowadays we face a market characterized by globalization and strong competition. For this reason, and thanks to the advent of the Internet, a trademark can be easily counterfeited. In order to protect the intellectual property and the corporate image of a company, is essential to guarantee total safety to the distinctive sign through a proper trademark action.
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Trademark registration in Peru: the process
The process for a trademark registration in Peru usually goes through four main steps:
The average duration for a trademark process in Peru, including its granting from the moment of filing the application to the publication, is from 3 to 5 months in case oppositions are not filed, whereas it goes to 1 year in case of existing oppositions and third parties appeals.
The administrative authority of industrial property in Peru which has the power, among several others, to process the registration and granting of trademarks in Peru is the distinctive signs’ Directorate of the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Property intellectual (INDECOPI).
Trademark registration in Peru: advices
When starting any business project in any country, before to focus the importance on advertising and marketing actions, is important to give priority to a proper trademark registration.
On the other hand, it is good to know that for not resident in Peru is necessary to have a legal representative in order to file an application, and even for resident is highly recommended. Protectia has its own legal representative of full capacity and guarantees to register trademarks in Peru, such as to defend the interests of their clients before any action.