Registration of trademarks in Bolivia

Bolivia prohibits registration of combined trademarks, which simultaneously include elements of words and images. According to the rules of procedure, it is possible to register trademark only in one configuration: either as an image, or as a word. If the applicant tends to register trademark in Bolivia as word with picture, then these two elements should be registered separately.

Patenting of trademarks in Bolivia

Law company "Law&Trust" provides assistance in registration of trademark and carries out patenting of trademarks in Bolivia. The company's lawyers specialize in this issue and have extensive experience of work in the field of prompt registration of trademark.

Application for patenting trademark shall be submitted to the Bolivian branch of the National Intellectual Property Service of SENAPI. For filling out the application internal registration of own company is not required from the client. The procedure assumes the following stages, namely:

  1. Identification of the applicant (full name, name and address of the company).

  2. Providing logo of TM in GIF or JPG formats, subject to protection of intellectual property. If the image is in color, it is necessary to indicate the exact colors.

  3. Verification of conformity of the trademark with the list of requirements for brands admitting them to be registered.

  4. Examination of the trademark (search for existing analogues registered in Bolivia).

  5. The cost of trademark registration in the Bolivia

    The data is relevant for today 23.02.2020 - 17:29
    Country Comprehensive review Registration service Registration certificate Total
    Registration of trademark in Bolivia
    First class, Word mark OR Logo
    84.00
    Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
    66.00
    First class, Word mark AND Logo:
    94.00
    Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
    64.00
    First class, Word mark OR Logo
    654.00
    Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
    645.00
    First class, Word mark AND Logo
    No data
    Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
    No data
    First class, Word mark OR Logo
    No data
    Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
    No data
    First class, Word mark AND Logo
    No data
    Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
    No data
    First class, Word mark OR Logo738.00 USD
    Additional class, Word mark OR Logo711.00 USD
    First class, Word mark AND Logo94.00 USD
    Additional class, Word mark AND Logo64.00 USD

    PHASES OF WORK

    Step 1
    Free Consultation *
    During the free consultation, our experts will assist you in selecting the most optimal class under the ICGS
    Step 2
    Preliminary Check
    Our lawyers will carry out an expert assessment of the emblem/logo/TM, ensuring it complies with the necessary requirements and the degree of resemblance between your trademark and already registered TM
    Step 3
    Payment
    You can agree with us on the most convenient payment method
    Step 6
    Obtaining a Certificate
    On request, the certificate of registration can be delivered to you via courier service
    Step 5
    Registration
    The registrar reviews the application and attached documents; the procedure can be done without the client necessarily being present
    Step 4
    Submission of Documents
    After completing a power of attorney, our specialists collect and prepare the necessary documents (including statement of use) and submit the application for trademark registration

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    Determination of the class of services and products in relation to which the trademark will be used. The authorities of Bolivia require detailed list of goods or services included in one class. Attaching of products to several classes is prohibited.

  6. Submission of the application.

  7. Publication of the trademark in the official bulletin (Bolvian).

It is required to provide the package of documents in Spanish. The procedure of processing the application takes up to 12 months.

Bolivia is not a party to the Hague Convention, so it does not require apostille on the documents provided, but notarization may be required.

According to the regulations of the country, if the registered brand is not used within 3 years, the management bodies are considering the question of canceling the operation of its registration.

The registration certificate is valid for 10 years. Upon the expiry of the validity period of the certificate, the person is granted a grace period for renewal the validity of the document for another 10 years. If no application for renewal is submitted in the semi-annual period, the decision is automatically canceled.

The experts of "Law & Trust" will help in preparation, compilation and submission of documents. Lawyers will conduct the necessary procedures for obtaining approval for registering a brand name in Bolivia.