A trademark provides protection to the owner of the mark by ensuring the exclusive right to use it to identify goods or services, or to authorize another to use it in return for payment.
This law regulates the issue of patents and utility models is the law of December 2, 1916 on industrial privileges, and rules for their application and use in the Republic.
To regulate Trademarks in Bolivia, the Act of January 15 of 1918 was created.
Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador are member’s country of the Andean Community. For copyright and related rights matters there is the 351/1993 decision.
For industrial property concerns there is the 486/2000 decision for the countries member's of the Andean Community; Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador.
BR Latin America does the ANNUITY PAYMENTS for you and a continually monitoring to your patents. The payment of maintenance fees, is a time consuming process for you because there's different procedures for every country, so we can help you with this.
Through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), a patent can be sought simultaneously in all member countries of the treaty, within a longer time limit than the one of national applications.
BR Latin America is keeping you updated on some of the changes applied in the Powers of Attorney in four countries of Latin America.
BR Latin America would like to share with you one of our achievements in 2015. We were awarded by Corporate LiveWire in the 2015 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards Guide, over the past 12 months, BR Latin America demonstrated excellence in our deal making.