Colombia

Calle 51 No. 27ª- 47, apto 702 Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia

colombia@giromartinez.com
+52 55 7100 2530

Power of attorney
(pending)

Hugo Andrés Obregón Arámbula

Lawyer

Basic practical information

INTERNATIONAL TREATIES

Paris Convention

Yes

Madrid System (Agreement or Protocol)

Yes

PCT

Yes

The Hague Agreement

No

Lisbon Agreement for Appellations of Origin

No

Budapest Treaty for Deposit of Microorganisms

Yes

UPOV for Plan Varieties

Yes
PATENTS

Obligation to file first with national office

No

Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date

Spanish

Language(s) of translation language(s) of procedure

Spanish

Time Limit for filing translation as of filing date

Not applicable in this jurisdiction

Time limit for filing translation of PCT

31 months from filing/priority date

Certification needed for translation

Not applicable in this jurisdiction

Multiple dependency of claims allowed

Yes

Additional claims fees

Yes, for each claim exceeding 11 claims

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 2 months from invitation (extendible with 2 months)

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, 16 months from priority date

Translation of priority application required

Yes, at filing of the priority document

Certification needed for translation of priority application

No

Obligation to submit prior art

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term (Rules 26bis.3 and 49ter PCT)

No, not as Receiving Office and not in national phase

Time limit for entering national/regional phase

31 months from filing/priority date

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes, for local small entities

Legalisation of power of attorney required

No

Legalisation of assignment deed required

No
TRADEMARKS

Classification

Nice Classification

Multiclass applications

Yes

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 2 months from filing date

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, 9 months from priority date

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet a time limit

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes, for local small entities

Legalization of power of attorney required

No

Legalization of assignment deed required

No
DESIGNS

Classification

Locarno classification

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 2 months from invitation (extendible with 2 months)

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, 9 months from priority date

Multiple Deposits

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes, for local small entities

Legalization of power of attorney required

No

Legalization of assignment deed required

No