Practices areas

  • Trademarks
  • Patents
  • Utility models
  • Industrial designs
  • Unfair competition
  • Lawsuits


Patents - 20 years

  1. Power of Attorney (notarization and legalization are not required).
  2. Specifications, claims and drawings. If the text is in English or another language, one copy is required for its translation.
  3. If there are drawings, one A4-size copy is required.
  4. If priority is claimed, a certified copy of the foreign application authenticated by the Patent Office is required.
  5. Assignment from the inventor(s) duly legalized up to Peruvian Consul or apostilled.

The application may be filed without documents a) and e).  It is possible to request a period of 2 months from the application date to file documents a) and e) to the Patent Office.

Trademarks of Goods and Services – 10 years

  1. Power of Attorney (notarization and legalization are not required).
  2. Complete list of goods and/or services to be registered. It is possible to file multi-class applications. (International classification is in force in Peru)
  3. Labels: If the trademark has a logo, special design or colours, a sample is required. Size (maximum): 5 x 5.

In accordance with Decision 486 of the Andean Community, it is not necessary to submit proof of use in the case of renewals with the exception of commercial names.


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