Cost of services – Professional fees (2017)

The following is the cost of our services for the registration and monitoring of its distinctive signs: Trademarks and Patents before the Autonomous Intellectual Property Service (SAPI), attached to the Ministry of Popular Power of Economy and Finance of Venezuela.

GOVERNMENT FEES:

Government fees in tax units that must be canceled in accordance with the provisions of Article 6 of Decree No. 1,398 of the Decree with Rank, Value and Force of Law that partially amends the Fiscal Stamp Law, dated November 18, 2014, Published in the Official Gazette No. 6,150 Extraordinary of November 18, 2014 and put into effect according to Official Notice of the Autonomous Intellectual Property Service of May 7, 2015 for: Product or Service Marks, Collective Marks, Designations of Origin, Slogans and Commercial Denominations, Patents of invention, improvements, utility models and industrial designs.

(a) Rate for Assignments, Mergers and Renewals (100 U.T.) USD 3.000
(b) Rate for Change of Name and Domicile (20 U.T.) USD 600
(c) Fee for Registration Licenses of Use (150 U.T.) USD 4.500
(d) Fee for Granting Certificate (15 U.T.) USD 450
(e) Registration Fee (50 U.T.) USD 1.500
(f) Fee for the 1st Patent Annuity (100 U.T.) USD 3.000
I. INVENTIONS, UTILITY MODELS, INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS:

1.- Patent Search and Report Submitter USD 300
2.- National Patent Search and Report (Up to 30 pages) USD 350
3.- International Patent Search and Report (Up to 30 pages) USD 450
4.- Additional Search Page USD 10
5.- Examination of Patentability USD 700
6.- Preparation specification, claims and drawings of Invention USD 1.450 + ítem (f)
7.- Preparation specification, claims and drawings Utility Model USD 1.200 + ítem (f)
8.- Preparation specification, claims and drawings Industrial Design USD 950 + ítem (f)
9.- Oppositions USD 700
10.- Answering Objections USD 600
11.- Change of Name and / or Address of Patent USD 950 + ítem (b)
12.- Unfair competition lawsuits, promoting preventive measures and border restrictions. (According to each case)
II. TRADE MARKS, SERVICE NAMES AND SLOGANS:

13.- Brand phonetic search, for international class USD 120
14.- Graphical search brand for international class USD 70
15.– Trademark Application Product and / or Service, Trade Names and Slogans USD 800
16.- Additional Class USD 650
17.- Renewal of Trademarks, Trade Names and Slogans USD 350 + ítem (a)
18.- Change of Name and / or Address of Brands USD 450 + ítem (b)
19.- Oppositions USD 600
20.- Answering objections from third USD 500
21.- Cancellation for non-use USD 700
22.- Registration License Agreement USD 950 + ítem (c)
23.- Unfair competition lawsuits, promoting preventive measures and border restrictions. (According to each case)


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