Registration of trademark in Guatemala: stages and cost

Guatemala is not one of the countries which are parties to the Madrid Agreement and the Protocol, which means that only the national procedure for registration of trademarks is possible in the state. There are four provisions for registration of trademark, which should be taken into account when submitting an application, and they are the following:

The cost of trademark registration in the Guatemala

The data is relevant for today 26.06.2019 - 06:42
Country Comprehensive review Registration service Registration certificate Total
Registration of trademark in Guatemala
First class, Word mark OR Logo
96.00 USD
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
96.00 USD
First class, Word mark AND Logo:
192.00 USD
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
180.00 USD
First class, Word mark OR Logo
715.20 USD
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
588.00 USD
First class, Word mark AND Logo
715.20 USD
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
588.00 USD
First class, Word mark OR Logo
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Additional class, Word mark OR Logo
No data
First class, Word mark AND Logo
No data
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo
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First class, Word mark OR Logo811.20 USD
Additional class, Word mark OR Logo684.00 USD
First class, Word mark AND Logo907.20 USD
Additional class, Word mark AND Logo768.00 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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1. Entrepreneurs conducting activity in the territory of any of the countries under American jurisdiction submit applications according to the right of commercial use.
2. Businessmen of the countries-participants of the Paris Convention can use foreign application. This union for the protection of intellectual property includes 174 countries around the world, which is why this procedure is most often used.
3. If entrepreneur has company registered in any other state, he should apply for trademark registration under the system of foreign registration.
4. Moreover, all natural persons and businessmen, whose corporations do not have branches in the territories of the countries of the two American continents, have the right to apply for the "intention-to-use" provision.

It is possible to clarify how to register trademark in Guatemala for a short period of time during consultation with the lawyer from Law&Trust. We provide legal support for the entire process, and the specialists collect the documentation package, prepare it for sending to the representatives of the Guatemalan expert commission, and track the stages of the application consideration as well as inform the client about the essential details of the process.

Guatemala: cost of registering a brand name

The price for service depends on the time of the lawyer's work and the difficulties that arise in the course of work. The specialist is required to perform the following tasks:

1. Preliminary examination of the logo of trademark for compliance with the state regulations of Guatemala. In order for the emblem to be accepted and registered according to all rules, it should not include calls for extremism and offenses, include segments of immoral nature, consist of names or designations of popular figures or firms. It is forbidden to place the state symbols of the United States of America on the emblem.
2. Collection of the full register of documents starting from the applicant's passport up to the statement of the turnover of the corporation and the data on turnover from its accounting department. The collection is carried out on the basis of power of attorney which the counterparty provides to the specialist of Law&Trust along with the application form and the copy of his passport.
3. Preparation of the package of official documents for consideration by the Guatemalan expert commission, namely: translation of the forms into Spanish, verification of the forms concerning legal inconsistencies, and certification of each copy with seal and signature.

The issue is made one year after the filing of the documentation package for consideration. The validity of the permission for entrepreneurial activity is 10 years. In order to renew the permission for TM, it is necessary to pay fee and make application with check for payment to the Guatemalan representation office.

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