trademarks

Application Filing Requirements

Trademark to be registered (should the trademark be a design mark, it is necessary to enclose the prints indicating if colours are to be claimed, with detail of Pantone); Complete description of the products or services to be covered.

Priority

According to Article 4th of the Paris Convention, it is possible to claim priority over a foreign trademark, provided that the new application is filed within a period of six months as from the foreign application date. Any person desiring to take advantage of the priority of a previous filing shall be required to enclose a copy of the foreign application issued by the Trademark Office of origin within no more than 90 days as from the filing date. Should the document be written in any language other than Spanish, the Trademark Office may require its translation. There is no need anymore to submit the physical priority document but a simple copy. No legalization of the priority document is required.

Applicant's information required