Peru Trademark Registration
How does trademark application work in Peru?
There are three easy steps to register your application:
Step 1. Trademark Comprehensive Study;
Before filing your trademark in Peru, it's important that you evaluate possible obstacles that may arise during the registration process.
- It will not only list similar trademarks (graphic/phonetic) that may conflict with yours, but it will also give you an opinion from our attorney about registration possibilities.
Step 2. Trademark Registration Request
Step 3. Trademark Registration Certificate
Once your trademark application is approved by the Trademark Office, our attorneys will complete all necessary tasks to obtain the registration certificate in Peru.
- After the certificate is obtained, it will be forwarded to your postal address along with a registration report specifying the registration number, registration date, and any special consideration that should be taken into account in Peru.
The application is filled at the Direction of Distinctives Signs of the Peruvian Trademark Office (INDECOPI).
Period to Oppose
Any third party affected by the application may file an opposition within 30 working days from the publication date of the application. Oppositions may be filed by trademark owners in other member states of the Andean Community. The trademark application will be published in the electronic Gazette of INDECOPI within a period of 30 working days from the date of filing.
Trademark registration is valid for 10 years from the date of registration and renewable for periods of 10 years. If the registrant fails to renew the mark on the expiry date, the registrant is still given a grace period of 6 months after the expiration date of the trademark to renew the mark.
Requirement of Use
If the trademark not been used for a continuous period of 3 years in a member state of the Andean Community, it may be subject to cancellation action for non-use by third parties.