Contracting Party of the Hague System: NO
Chilean Law 19.039
On January 2022 Law No. 21.355 comes into force, amending the Industrial Property Law and Law No. 20.254.
Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:
Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments-available:
Formal filing requirements:
Identification of the applicant and the designer.
Power of Attorney: merely signed. 60 working days from Office Action.
Assignment document. When applicable. 60 working days from office Action.
Priority document, when applicable. 90 days from filing. Mandatory Spanish translation.
Not part of the Locarno Agreement contracting parties, but Locarno Classification used in practice.
Yes. 18 months.
Registration Proceeding Outline:
Filing. Preliminary examination. Publication. Examination Request. Examiner's report. Decision.
Possibility of accelerated procedure (without technical examination)
Yes. Within a 45 working days term from the publishing date. Cancellation is also possible, within 5 years from granting
Average time from filing to grant:
Around 3 years
Term of Protection and Maintenance:
Protection up to 15 years from filing date.