Ecuador

Av. Malecón 307 y Padre Aguirre Edificio El Fortín, piso 4. Ofc. 3. Guayaquil-Ecuador

ecuador@giromartinez.com
+52 55 7100 2530

Power of attorney
(pending)

Enrique Garcerant

Computer Engineer

Nadia Molina

Lawyer

Basic practical information

INTERNATIONAL TREATIES

Paris Convention

Yes

Madrid System (Agreement or Protocol)

No

PCT

Yes

The Hague Agreement

No

Lisbon Agreement for Appellations of Origin

No

Budapest Treaty for Deposit of Microorganisms

No

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 priority date

Certification needed for translation

Not applicable in this jurisdiction

Multiple dependency of claims allowed

Yes

Additional claims fees

Yes, starting from the eleventh claim

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, within 2 months of notification

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, 16 months from filing date

Translation of priority application required

Only if requested

Certification needed for translation of priority application

Yes

Obligation to submit prior art

Only if requested

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

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

Yes, as Receiving Office and in national phase

Time limit for entering national/regional phase

31 months from priority date

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes

Legalisation of power of attorney required

Yes, by Apostille or at Ecuadorian Consul

Legalisation of assignment deed required

Yes, by Apostille or Consul
TRADEMARKS

Classification

Nice classification

Multiclass applications

Not applicable in this jurisdiction

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 60 days from request to file Power of Attorney

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

No

Legalization of power of attorney required

Yes, by apostille or legalization in consulate

Legalization of assignment deed required

Yes, by apostille or legalization in consulate
DESIGNS

Classification

Locarno classification

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes, 30 days from notification

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

No

Legalization of power of attorney required

Yes, by Apostille or Consul

Legalization of assignment deed required

Yes, by Apostille or Consul