Registration of trademark in Costa Rica

The small state of Costa Rica in Central America is quite attractive in terms of doing business and taxation. There is regional system for protection of intellectual property in the country. Documents of title are issued only after verification by the country database.

The cost of trademark registration in the Costa-Rica

The data is relevant for today 13.11.2019 - 13:45
Country Comprehensive review Registration service Registration certificate Total
Registration of trademark in Costa-Rica
First class, Word mark OR Logo
87.00
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
66.00
First class, Word mark AND Logo:
No data
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
No data
First class, Word mark OR Logo
552.00
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
537.00
First class, Word mark AND Logo
564.00
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
537.00
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 Logo639.00 USD
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo603.00 USD
First class, Word mark AND Logo564.00 USD
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo537.00 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

Intellectual property law practice in figures

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At the same time, the Costa Rican Patent Office considers that the Certificate on registration of trademark is mandatory only for pharmaceutical goods. Registration of such trademark shall come into effect immediately after the publication of the relevant information in the official bulletin “La Gaceta”.

Trademark registration procedure in Costa Rica

Insufficiency of protection of intellectual property in the country is compensated by the Patent Cooperation Treaty, which is the basis of the PCT system, in which Costa Rica, in addition to other states, participates.

The capabilities of the foregoing system make it possible to ensure cost-efficiency and simplicity of the procedure for submitting application to one Office, using any of the languages recognized as official.

In order to register trademark in Costa Rica, the package of documents is verified for its completeness and compliance with the requirements for registration.

Such verification is considered as formal examination, which certifies availability of the application that should contain:

  • Information about the applicant and his address;
  • Description and qualitative image of the designation;
  • List of classes according to the ICGS.

One copy of the application shall be mandatorily sent to the WIPO, and one more copy shall be submitted to the International Search Authority.

Moreover, the applicant, who tends to assure himself of the trademark's protectability, has the right to apply for the provision of International Preliminary Examination Services.

Upon the expiry of 18 months, when the conducted examinations (formal and substantive) confirms compliance of the application with all rules, international publication of information about the application is carried out.

Law&Trust International has extensive experience in the registration of trademarks in various regions of the world. Inform us in which jurisdiction you are going to register trademark and we will carry out it in any state, including in Costa Rica.

The cost of the entire set of services on registering a brand name in Costa Rica can be clarified during consultation with our lawyer. Apply to our company and you will save not only time, but also your money.

Our clients on trademark registration

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