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Chile IP Facts
IP Authority: INAPI Institute – National Institute for Industrial Property –
Judicial Authority: TDPI Court – Court for Industrial Property –
Copyright Authority: DIBAM – Department for Intellectual Property Rights –
Patent Cooperation Treaty -PCT-
Hague Apostille ConventionTrademark Law Treaty
Multiclass TM ApplicationFree Trade Agreement with the US
Simplified POAs for TrademarksSimplified POAs for Patents
Patent time line: aprox.3-4 yearsTrademark timeline: aprox. 10 months
Chile IP Regulations
On January 1 2017 will enter into force a new edition of the Nice Classification for the Registration of trademarks.
In 1994 was issued a law which regulates the rights of breeders of plant varieties.
Law No. 20.569 modifies Law No. 19.039 regarding Industrial Property.
Chile has a law that compiles almost all the regulations concerning Industrial Property, which has been amended on numerous occasions. The original law is the 19.039 law of 2006